Lakme India Fashion Week – A Review


India is turning into the trendy style hub for the fashionistas. Indian designers are now not restricted to the home fashion and garb market, they’re gaining recognition and fame from all around the international. The various authorities policies and a growth in the fashion industry have made it possible. One of the predominant leap forward furnished to Indian designers to showcase their abilities are through the medium of style indicates. Lakme India Fashion Show is the most famous fashion show celebration of India where the abilities of already established and upcoming designers are showcased.

maxresdefault.jpg (1920×1080)

This event is a fashion party laced with masses of glamour and countrywide in addition to global media coverage. This time Lakme India style week changed into held at Mumbai from 31st Oct- 4th Nov. Many high profile designers in addition to audience witnessed this fashion fiesta. Famous Bollywood celebrities have been part of it.

Eminent designers like Surily Goel, Narendra Kumar, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Nalandda Bhandari, Nandita Mahtani, Anand Kabra, Abhishek Dutta , Wendell Rodricks, Anupama Dayal, Vikram Phadnis, Chaitanya Rao, Sanchita, Savio Jon, Payal Singhal, Sanjay Malhotra, James Ferriera, Priyadarshini Rao, and so on offered their spring/summer season 2007 collection. Also South African dressmaker duo Sun Goddess and Clive Rundle offered their collection.

Brief descriptions of a few designer’s innovative paintings are as follows:-

Nalandda Bhandari

Nalandda Bhandari designs easy yet attractive and wearable collection below the logo name ‘Nasha’. She named her spring/summer season 2007 collection ‘Free Spirit’. She included all styles and varieties of modern girls apparel, dress styles like- tunics, kaftans, tube dress, skirts, shirts and burnt gold nightgown ruled her display. She performed with glamour clad fabric like chiffon, silk, georgette, voile, cotton, and crepe. Her collection turned into large part ruled via animal prints and embroideries like African embroidery, sequin embroidery, and many others. She additionally supplied her guys collection. She covered her brand of rose embroidery in almost every outfit.

Narendra Kumar

The very well-known dressmaker Narendra Kumar supplied his spring/summer season series 2007 at Lakme Fashion Week. The collection became named as ‘Love Touches You’. He presented a super mixture of traditional and current designing paired superbly with each other. The girls’ line of western series had smocked & pleated skirts, balloon skirt with shirt get dressed, half of the collars, bloomers, chiffon with appliqué sleeves, etc which were created with the clothier’s particular touch and detail. The desired fabrics with the aid of the designer had been cotton, georgette, net, silk, mull, and linen. The series become precise but wearable in terms of layout and sample.

The men collection turned into very elegant and attractive in nature. Men fashions walked the ramp with complex embroidered batik styled shirts paired with stylish trousers finished with patch wallet and vivid zippers. The fun element of, feminity to male clothes turned into provided by way of showcasing sophisticated floral printed disheveled tops paired with tight-fitting pants and capris. The choice of colors become dull jade, beige, blue, brown, saffron, and white. Complicated embroidery, smocking, appliqué paintings, and shadow paintings had been component and parcel of his innovative designing. The amusing detail became whilst the well-known model grew to become actor John Abraham walked the ramp with white linen healthy. Thus he compiled every bit of creativity and enjoyment aspects of his series which gained him standing ovation by means of the target market and showering of pink carnations.

Surely Goel

model-walks-for-krishna-mehta1.jpg (2560×3840)

Surely Goel is young and gifted clothier who even designs for movie personalities. Her modern-day introduction on large display changed into for actress Preity Zinta for the film ‘Jaan-e-Mann’. Her collection supplied the carefree and sensual side of girls’ apparel. This year’s series become marked via knee-duration skirts of georgette, crochets, chiffon, mild silks and organdy, highlighting pleats and waist amassing with satin belts. Also, unmarried piece bubble clothing created an extensive variety of colors and fabrics. In this time’s collection, she used extra of small colored stones.

The presence of film personalities like Dino Morea, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari, Fardeen Khan, Sameera Reddy and Tara Sharma in the target audience throughout her collection placed the superstar detail into the display.

Chaitanya Rao

Chaitanya Rao’s collection turned into like early morning breeze with booming petals of budding roses. The delicate fabrics like georgette and chiffon furnished that attractive female look to her collection. As her signature, she included moth in the shape of embroidery or appliqué in all of her garments. The models took over the ramp with her captivating feminine collection comprising of hem blouses with subject matter embroideries, pleated mini skirts with batik prints, moth appliqué blouses, long frayed double hem dresses, light gray chiffon tunic, cream shade chiffon bubble dress, dolman-sleeved hipster blouses, the list is going on. To decorate her series she used thin and extensive belts.


Sanchita’s collection provided in Lakme Fashion Week changed into bold yet wearable. She divided her collection into 3 segments- Punk elegant, Copacabana and Swinging deco. The lovely designer portions of bikinis and pareos, Hawaiian stimulated kaftans, small balloon skirts, floaty attire, and minis furnished the feeling of the seashores of Copacabana, St. Tropez and Riviera to the audience. Her collection was pretty glamorous which includes outfit like grey T-shirts with silver leggings, lycra T-shirts having sleeve ornamentations, strapless clothes followed with necklaces, rings, and brooches.

The clothes have been adorned with semi-precious stones or with attractive patch works. Her line of series was dominated by colorings like white, apatite, agate, jade, opal and black onyx. The clothes have been accessorized with intrinsically crafted rings and baggage.

Savio Jon

This clothier emphasized closely on the consolation element of the clothes. Savio Jon is well known for his easy but appealing garb lines which can be high on fee and seductive quotient. Unlike different designers, he favored his garments to grasp unfastened around the frame instead of frame hugging/tight fitting garments. He used free-flowing fabric like the fish internet, mail, chiffon, georgette, and crepe.

maxresdefault.jpg (1280×720)

Pinafore silhouette, long lean maxis, oversized blouses, deep shoveled armholes, low front, and back necklines, have been some kinds of garments he supplied. In nighttime wear, he glamorized the tubular silhouettes with shimmers. The tiers of colors chosen by means of him for his series were beige, gray, brown, black, light yellow and white. Thus the colors had been additionally sober and diffused.

Payal Singhal

Payal Singhal for the first time supplied her series in Lakme Fashion Week. Her dressmaker collection for women had been designed maintaining in mind state-of-the-art running ladies’ wishes and luxury stage. Stylish yet affordable was the key element related to her series. She superbly used cutwork, satin, georgette, jacquard, tulle, cotton, crepe, taffeta, brocade and seersucker in club and partywear for dresses and tunics. Her display of clothes on-ramp descended gracefully from daywear to glamorous nighttime wear. She started her showcasing of designs in oyster white color then, tea rose, yellow, coffee, watermelon to grapefruit color. Display of tunics and blousons have been coupled with melon, gold or silver tights. The signature outfit becomes the oyster white kaftan adorned with golden embroidery.