Fash­ion LIKE NEVER BE­FORE!

Me­her Castelino re­ports from the In­dia Beach Fash­ion Week and Fes­ti­val 2017.

Apparel - - Fashion Speak -

The In­dia Beach Fash­ion Week and Fes­ti­val 2017 Sea­son 4 ‘Sum­mer Sur­prise’ at the Goa Mar­riott Re­sort and Spa was held from March 6-8, 2017. Pow­ered by Jeep and As­so­ciate Spon­sors Crocs and In­visalign, the event had 30 de­sign­ers who show­cased their re­sort and des­ti­na­tion wed­ding col­lec­tions.

ANUPAMAA DAYAL – THE ENDORPHINS

Was fun, fash­ion and a riot of colours in stripes, checks and flow­ers fea­tur­ing red, fuch­sia and rain­bow hues for the line of sep­a­rates, all aimed at mak­ing beach wear stylish.

SOUNIA GOHIL - MOON­LIGHT RO­MANCE

Re­sort wear came in whites for en­sem­bles with rose prints which were in­spired by Mughal ar­chi­tec­ture in soft tex­tiles with fringe de­tail­ing that had a Mid­dle Eastern feel.

SAN­JAY HINGU – POSH

Re­sort men’s wear had sharply, cut, printed, white jack­ets, striped, shirts, drop crotch sal­wars, bel­low patch pock­ets for sleeve­less jack­ets, striped shorts and zip­pered trousers.

AM­BROSE D’SOUZA – WANDERLUST

For her ‘Iconique’ la­bel, men’s wear had bermu­das, shirts, dou­ble-breasted, sleeve­less jack­ets, pleated pants, em­broi­dered jack­ets and a mul­ti­zip­pered blou­son.

DIGVIJAYDIG SINGH – DILDA WHITE AND THETH CONIF­ER­OUS

In­spired by the TV se­rial ‘Twi­light’, dark pur­ple, grey, khaki, leaf green with bar­ren for­est prints high­lighted loose kaf­tans, maxis, om­bré gowns and biki­nis with shaded cov­ers. Men’s wear had col­lar­less asym­met­ric clo­sures, jack­ets and kur­tas.

ASIFAS MER­CHANT – ZAIB-E-TAN

An as­sort­ment of gilets, shorts, ap­pliquéd knit tu­nics, printed jack­ets, trousers and a white tuxedo with black shawl col­lar for men, were fol­lowed by women’s sexy printed biki­nis, net cov­ers, pon­chos/beach coats, body suits with draped gowns.

KENKE FERNS – SODA

Fun flirty and feisty women’s wear had shorts, asym­met­ric printed miniskirts, kaf­tans, jump­suits, cropped pants, printed kur­tas, biki­nis, ruf­fled cho­lis with a flouncy skirt. Men’s wear was bal­anced with printed pants, blousons, long shirts, bermu­das, robes and colour­ful suits.

ARJUNAR KHANNA – AN ODE TO MOTHER MARYMA

Men wear was struc­tured with Mother Mary mo­tifs in leather and fab­rics. Dho­tis, band­hgalas, zip­pered bik­ers, four-pocket jack­ets, dou­ble-breasted coats, lapelled waist­coats, cowl sal­wars, pleated wrap pants, piped knee trousers, bundies with epaulets, were eye-catch­ing.

SAKSHI K RELAN – BLURRED LINES

The LGBT flag colours had dresses with ab­stract em­broi­dered but­ter­fly sleeves, mini pink wrap skirts, some cold-shoul­der dresses, a sin­gle-but­ton jacket teamed with pleated skirt and an eye-catch­ing blue corset clinch­ing the waist of a white midi skirt.

AMIN FARISTA – YOUNG KHADI

Hal­ter dress with ‘V’ shaped hem­lines, hor­i­zon­tal weaves one-sleeve maxi, shred­ded lay­ered cre­ations and loose weave will-power mini were aimed at the young dressers. Cropped jacket, white lay­ered cowl mini and tex­tured orange coat dress gave a western vibe to khadi.

RACHNA SANSAD SCHOOL OF FASH­ION TECH­NOL­OGY

Eleven de­sign­ers pre­sented a kalei­do­scope of gar­ments in pas­tel hues. Jump­suits/gowns had sur­face tex­tur­ing, hand-block prints and em­broi­dery. The bird mo­tif en­sem­bles and the three fi­nale out­fits with 3D flower ap­pliqués cre­ated a great ca­sual/for­mal look.

LALIT DALMIA – LA MODA

Vic­to­rian and old world glam­our on the beach front was an amal­ga­ma­tion of in­tri­cately cut gowns in peach, lum, bur­gundy, pis­ta­chio, navy, ivory, black and beige. Men’s jack­ets were teamed with pleated bermu­das, baggy Jodh­puris, to­gas, shawls and jack­ets with chain mail lapels.

AAKRITI SUKRITI - UNI­CORN TRIBE

Shararas teamed with or­nate kur­tis, full-tiered, tulle, maxi skirts, lehen­gas with lav­ish gold work were worn with se­quinned biki­nis, the shock­ing pink lehenga with gold foil work and oneshoul­der choli were strik­ing en­tries.

SANGEETA SHARMA – BRAHINA

The pea­cock ap­peared as prints, em­broi­dery or 3D ap­pliqués on black gowns, bell sleeved cold­shoul­der maxis, kaf­tans and long kur­tas. The black lehenga with gold pea­cock feather print and the deep pink lehenga with a lux­u­ri­ous trail were worn with match­ing cho­lis and du­pat­tas.

ASHOK MAANAY – SILKEN MAS­QUER­ADE

Tus­sar saris and eth­nic men’s wear in shades of beige, rust, ivory, green, were splashed with stun­ning em­broi­dery with Pi­etra Dura mo­tifs in gold and car­nelian.

SHYAMAL & BHUMIKA UMIKA - DES­TI­NA­TION BRIDE COL­LEC­TION

A flo­ral fan­tasy of blooms, in tulle, taffeta and satin for gowns, lehenga/ a/ choli/du­patta trios, sher­wani in­spired d cropped jack­ets, and vo­lu­mi­nous bias as cut skirts were in green, blue, ivory, rust, red and pink. Em­broi­dery with glass beads, se­quins, crys­tals, pearl­srls had zardozi, mar­odi and pitta work.

ANUPREET SINDHU – THE TOUCH OF GRACE

‘Sind­huji’ by Anupreet Sindhu was in­spired by the Pablo Pi­casso paint­ing ng ‘Ma­ter­nity’. Gowns and kur­tas, in pink, green, gold or turquoise, pearl em­bel­lished pant, tiered orange kurta,ta, and lacy pant with net cover were ide­aldeal for­mal wear.

GEETIKA KANUMILLI – A DREAMY AF­FAIR

For the re­sort bride, the de­signer show­cased pan­elled lehen­gas with match­ing cho­lis and du­pat­tas, long-sleeved gowns and will-power,, asym­met­ric, crepe, kurta/churi­dar sets. ets.

CHETANA AND SWATI – THE STORY OF A SUM­MER BRIDE

The ‘Issa’ la­bel had lehen­gas/cho­lis, yel­low/ green om­bré crin­kle kur­tas, asym­met­ric maxis, tulip style cho­lis, orange midi with pink trail­ing sleeves and a shim­mer­ing pur­ple tulle sari teamed with­wit a match­ing choli over a bustier, which gave a new an­gle to bridal wear.

KSHITIJ CHAUD­HARY – THE NEW EL­E­MENT

Soft pas­tels and neu­tral hues were high­lighted by hand em­broi­dery for dusty brown, beaded kaf­tan, fu­sion wear draped saris, em­bel­lished pan­elled lehenga/choli, off-shoul­der choli, kali­daar lehenga. Men’s wear com­prised kur­tas, bundis, sher­wa­nis, jack­ets with fit­ted pants and sleeve­less long waist­coats.

ANEESDEEN – THE CHAR­LIE’S AN­GEL

Western wear came to the fore­front with white tulle gown over jersey body suit, shock­ing pink will-power cre­ations and an as­sort­ment of floor-kiss­ing maxis in black, brown, gold and green, all ideal Red Car­pet of­fer­ings.

KARLEOKAR – NOIR LOVE

An of­fer­ing of bridal gowns, jump­suits and hal­ter maxis, cre­ated from op­u­lent fab­rics with imag­i­na­tive se­quins em­broi­dery, bead­work and hand paint­ing were stun­ning. Colours were black, grey and mid­night blue end­ing with a pris­tine white wed­ding gown.

AAKRITI GROVER – BETWEEN THE LINES

Colour, style and great fit with stripes were the ba­sis of the col­lec­tion. Body suits, tank­i­nis, monoki­nis, biki­nis and one-piece swimwear was at times teamed with mi­cro skirts, lay­ered shorts, bell-bot­toms, slit skirt maxis, jersey pants.

ASMITA MARWA – RE­SORT CRUISE WEAR 2017

A va­ri­ety of kaf­tans, baggy tu­nics, midis, track pants, toga-saris, pon­chos and maxis, were in black, white, beige, ma­roon, yel­low, red, blue, shock­ing pink. Fab­rics were cool cot­ton, chif­fon, crepe and voile.

RIDDHI SIDDHI MAPXENCAR – THE MAGIC OF SAKURA

Cherry Blos­soms ap­peared as em­broi­dery on the men’s and women’s gar­ments. Pleated long em­broi­dered skirt, bell-sleeved blouse, red

plunge-neck jump­suit with long cape sleeves, tiered, skinny pants, red cowl kurta, olive green gown, and jack­ets cre­ated magic on the ramp. Band­hgala jack­ets, satin waist­coat, kur­tas, origami edged Bundis, and sher­wa­nis were for men.

PAYAL JESWANI – SOUL OF STYLE

It was a mix of lehenga/choli/du­patta trios, gowns and saris that will thrill the des­ti­na­tion bride. The colour story had rust, beige, green, mus­tard, pink, grey and black for sheaths, tu­nics, op­u­lent lehen­gas, 2-piece suits, draped saris and asym­met­ric dresses.

SWAPNIL SHINDE – SIRENS OF THE 50S

The sil­hou­ettes had cinched waists, vo­lu­mi­nous skirts, high slits, and plung­ing neck­lines. Deep hues for slinky gowns with beaded yoke, toga style maxis, hal­ter gowns over body suits and black fig­ure-mould­ing, tulle cre­ation, sport­ing a never end­ing trail with mulit­coloured flow­ers was the piece-de-re­sis­tance of the show.

SUNEET VARMA – HOL­LY­WOOD GLAM­OUR

The glam­orous col­lec­tion in taffeta, tulle, knits, chif­fon and silk had amaz­ing tonal em­broi­dery with rib­bon flow­ers, se­quins and beads. The colour card was cobalt blue, red, lime green, light pink, ice blue, ivory and gold. Gowns, draped minis, flared tent dresses; lehen­gas, slinkyky skirts, em­pire line smocks, jack­ets cre­ated a per­fect Grand Fi­nale.

SUM­MER FOOTWEAR CROCS – FOOTWEAR FAN­TASY

The 2017 col­lec­tion from Crocs was a riot of colours and styles. Made from Croslite™ which is not plas­tic or rub­ber; de­signer Anu­pama Dayal‘s en­sem­bles were blended with the Crocs’ Is­abella T-strap, Huarache, Lina Em­bel­lished Dorsey. Asmita Marwa and Aakriti Grover used the Crocs colour­ful sum­mer moc­casins and san­dals, while Ken Ferns matched his fun wear with clogs, swift wa­ter se­ries and slip-ons. Asif Mer­chant and San­jay Hingu teamed their col­lec­tions with crocs, crocband clogs, citi­lane, roka, camo slip-ons and flips.

KOMAL PANCHAL – KALAM BY KANVAS

Re­viv­ing kalamkari on shoes was an in­ter­est­ing idea. The kanvas brand had sum­mer coloured slip-ons, lace­ups, stylish wedges, moc­casins, san­dals, sneak­ers, and thong styles.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.