The 4th day at Aamby Valley India Bridal Week kicked off with some old world charm. At the lounges, waiting for the show to start was Anahat and Bunty Garewal, Mansi Verma and Rituperna Sengupta, Sachin Sharma and Umesh Pherwani. Kolkata based designer Abhishek Dutta showcased some classic silhouettes with rust hues that look perfect for our dusky brides. His models walked down the ramp without shoes and traditional make up, giving his collection and earthy natural feel. His pretty showstopper Nargis Bagheri looked elegant in a maroon and white lehenga that had the traditional keys tied to the end of a dupatta. Next in line was designer Riyaz Gangji, who brought with him rich embroidery and jewel tones for this bridal season. His hair pieces were a nice touch and will be a big hit with the new brides to be. The highlight of the show however was Zeenat Aman who looked stunning in en embroidered jacket and lehenga. Also seen on ramp for Riyaz was Aditya Redij, Arjun Bajwa and Raageshwari who opened the show. All and all day 4 kicked off with an optimistic start, filled with the excitement of being able to see the gorgeous Zeenat Aman.
(By Sue Castellino)