Rajasthan Fashion Week: Day 3 Review

Pooja Patel
Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha

Day 3 at Rajasthan Fashion Week was immensely stressful, but loads of fun. Stressful because rumor got around that the Rowdy Rathore stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha were going to be stopping by (which they did) for a press release for their upcoming film.

Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha at Rajasthan Fashion Week

The Rowdy Rathore stars did indeed show up and worked the catwalk like no other. Akshay Kumar danced on the ramp, and drove the crowd wild. Sonakshi Sinha looked beautiful in a gorgeous pink saree with gold accents. The models were also dressed in an authentic Rowdy collection, and wore mustaches to match.

Rowdy Rathore Stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha at Rajasthan Fashion Week

Day 3 was filled with extra oomph, as designers brought their best work out and totally impressed the crowd. Amrita Puri was Amit Talwar’s show stopper, and looked gorgeous. Amit Talwar’s line was magnificent and had a super royal look to it.

Amrita Puri and Designer Amit Talwar at Rajasthan Fashion Week

International designer Julia Bruchwitz showcased her line for the first time in India, under the brand known as JZ Couture. She had a beautiful collection of kaftan’s and dresses with a European look and feel. She worked with chiffon, georgette, velvet, crepe and silk. Julia’s designs were influenced by Asian embroideries. What I loved most about her collection were her bold silhouettes with which she draped and accentuated the female body.

Designer Julia Bruchwitz at Rajasthan Fashion Week

Geetanjali Rawat was another designer who showcased her line at RFW and her collection was based on the theme “flower.” Her entire line was floral based and used vibrant colors throughout the embroidered designs. Her collection was feminine, flirty, and fun. Jesse Randhawa was Geetanjali’s show stopper, and looked absolutely stunning.

Gitanjali Rawat with Showstopper Jesse Randhawa at Rajasthan Fashion Week

Young designer based out of Jaipur Mahima Madaan brought an original and different flavor to the entire show with her designs. Mahima made Saree’s that were also pants, making her pieces even more appealing for easy wear.

Model with Designer Mahima Madaan at Rajasthan Fashion Week

Sharad Raghav showcased his collection at RFW with show stoppers Ejaz Khan and Tia Bajpai. 

Sharad Raghav with Showstoppers Ejaz Khan and Tia Bajpai at Rajasthan Fashion Week

Another designer I was anticipating was Nitya Bajaj who was inspired by Rajasthan and the vibrant colours found throughout the state. Payal Rohatgi and Sangram Singh were her show stoppers, and for Payal she made a beautiful red laced Swarovski studded crystals gown. For a jewellery designer turned fashion designer she did not disappoint.

Designer Nitya Bajaj with Showstoppers Sangram Singh and Payal Rohatgi

Sulakshana Monga had a very eccentric collection, mixing luxury and futuristic looks. The entire collection was very dream based and elegant. She definitely did not disappoint, and her show stoppers were fittingly, Rohit Verma and Jesse Randhawa.

Designer Sulakshana Monga with Showstoppers Jesse Randhawa and Rohit Verma

Vikram Phadnis ended the show with his collection Nazakat. It was beautiful! There was not one piece in his collection that I did not like. I want them all! He brought back the old school traditional Indian woman and updated her to the new era while keeping the innocence of each garment intact. The colors he stuck to were gold and black with hints of floral prints giving it a royal and chic look.

Vikram Phadnis Collection at Rajasthan Fashion Week

Raima Sen was the show stopper and wore her red lehenga flawlessly, looking absolutely stunning.

Vikram Phadnis and Raima Sen at Rajasthan Fashion Week

Who was your favourite designer from Day 3? Post your comments below!

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