5 Days Of Fashion Kicks Off On A Fabulous Note

Rashmi Bhosale , 17 Aug 2017
Masaba for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Masaba for LFW Winter/Festive 2017

When we say we experienced a paradigm shift in fashion at Day 1 of Lakme Fashion Week, we’re not kidding! Gear up for abstract prints, boxy silhouettes and beautiful juxtaposition of old and new. It seems the designers have a new voice and a new rhythm they are tuning us into. Bold, artistic and comfy chic, they might have held back on the colour palette, but not on the intricate details. The inspirations were unique and each collection had a story to tell. Here’s the round up of the fabulous start to 5 days of fashion!

Gen Next Designers

The new fashion generation has art up their sleeves and are not shy to showcase it! We loved the undertones of the dark hues combined with the easy breezy silhouettes.

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Gen Next Designers at LFW Winter/ Festive 2017.
Gen Next Designers at LFW Winter/ Festive 2017.
Gen Next Designers at LFW Winter/ Festive 2017.
Gen Next Designers at LFW Winter/ Festive 2017.
Gen Next Designers at LFW Winter/ Festive 2017.
Gen Next Designers at LFW Winter/ Festive 2017.


Rara Avis By Sonal Verma

The new collection of Rara Avis by Sonal Verma aimed to reinvent the classics. The intricate details were quite exquisite and the outfits were styled with some fierce accessories. Sonal Chauhan looked badass walking down the runway in a kimono-inspired silhouette.

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Sonal Chauhan with Sonal Verma of Rara Avis at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Sonal Chauhan for Rara Avis By Sonal Verma at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Rara Avis By Sonal Verma at LFW Winter/Festive 2017


431:88 By Shweta Kapur

The artistic approach was quite evident in the outfits of 431:88 by Shweta Kapur. The shiny fabrics and frill details definitely got our attention. Sayani Gupta stole the show as she walked the ramp in a shimmery mini number.

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Sayani Gupta Designer Shweta Kapur of 431-88 at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Sayani Gupta with designer Shweta Kapur of 431-88 at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
431-88 by Shweta Kapur at LFW Winter/Festive 2017


Grazia Young Fashion Award Winners

These future front-runners of fashion had an understated elegance and the silhouettes were quite striking too.

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Grazia Young Fashion Award Winners at Winter/Festive 2017 LFW
Grazia Young Fashion Award Winners at Winter/Festive 2017 LFW
Grazia Young Fashion Award Winners at Winter/Festive 2017 LFW
Grazia Young Fashion Award Winners at Winter/Festive 2017 LFW


Label Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar took us back to the ’80s with her collection ‘Sweet Surrender’ for Label Ritu Kumar. The gorgeous Disha Patani sashayed down the runway, giving us all the feels of Madonna in the ’80s.

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Disha Patani for Label Ritu Kumar at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Disha Patani with Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Label Ritu Kumar for LFW Winter/Festive 2017


Nakita Singh

Clean lines in regards to silhouettes and prints, together made a fit combination for ‘Strokes’ by Nakita Singh.

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Nakita Singh at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Nakita Singh at LFW Winter/Festive 2017 LFW
Nakita Singh at LFW Winter/Festive 2017 LFW


The Meraki Project

Taking us back to our childhood, The Meraki Project by Sonali Pamnani was a master stroke when it came to motifs. All the drawings with crooked lines from our early days were brought to life on the ramp through embroidery. Sanya Malhotra looked fabulous as she shimmied down the runway in a flirty skirt.

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Actress Sanya Malhotra for Meraki Project at Winter/Festive 2017 LFW
Actress Sanya Malhotra with Designer Sonali Pamnani Meraki Project at LFW Winter/Festive 2017 LFW
Meraki Project at LFW Winter/Festive 2017 LFW


Masaba

Prints and bold colours, we expected them and we are glad we got a good amount of both by Masaba Gupta. Stepping into the bridal arena for the first time, the theme was all about fluidity and contemporary richness.

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Masaba for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Masaba for LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Masaba for LFW Winter/Festive 2017


Sanjay Garg

The textile maestro gave a twist to the classic weaves and had us on cloud nine. The theatrics of the collection ‘Cloud People’ was enchanting and enthralling, to say the least.

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Sanjay Garg at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Sanjay Garg at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Sanjay Garg at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Sanjay Garg at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Sanjay Garg at LFW Winter/Festive 2017
Purnima-Lamba and Sanjay Garg at LFW Winter/Festive 2017


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