Lakme India Fashion Week – A Review

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India is becoming the state-of-the-art style hub for the fashionistas. Indian designers are now not confined to the domestic fashion and apparel marketplace; they’re gaining popularity and repute worldwide. The various government regulations and a boom in style enterprise have made it feasible. One of the predominant steps forward provided to Indian designers to exhibit their skills is via fashion indicates. Lakme India Fashion Show is the maximum popular style display Party of India wherein the talents of already established and upcoming designers are showcased.

This event is a style party laced with plenty of glamour and national in addition to worldwide media insurance. This time, Lakme India style week was held at Mumbai from 31st Oct- 4th Nov. Many high-profile designers and the target audience witnessed this style fiesta. Famous Bollywood celebrities have been a part of it.

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


Brief descriptions of a few dressmaker’s innovative work are as follows:-

Nalanda Bhandari

Nalanda Bhandari designs an easy yet appealing and wearable collection beneath the emblem name ‘Nasha.’ She named her spring/summer time 2007 series ‘Free Spirit.’ She included all styles and styles of modern-day ladies’ clothing, dress patterns like- tunics, kaftans, tube dresses, skirts, shirts, and burnt gold nightgown ruled her display. She played with glamorous clad fabrics like chiffon, silk, georgette, voile, cotton, and crepe. Her collection becomes largely ruled through animal prints and embroideries like African embroidery, sequin embroidery, and so on. She additionally supplied her guys’ collection. She covered her logo of rose embroidery in nearly every outfit.

Narendra Kumar

The very well-known designer Narendra Kumar provided his spring/summer season series 2007 at Lakme Fashion Week. The series become named ‘Love Touches You.’ He offered a really perfect blend of the traditional and present-day designs paired fantastically with each other. The girls’ line of western series had smocked & pleated skirts, balloon skirts with blouse dresses, half collars, bloomers, chiffon with appliqué sleeves, and so forth, which had been created with the fashion designer’s particular touch and details. The favored fabrics by way of the clothier were cotton, georgette, net, silk, mull, and linen. The series become precise, however wearable in terms of layout and pattern.

The men series turned into very fashionable and attractive in nature. Men fashions walked the ramp with intricate embroidered batik-styled shirts paired with elegant trousers completed with patch wallet and bright zippers. The fun element of feminity to male garments was supplied to showcasing sophisticated floral printed saggy tops paired with tight-fitting pants and capris. The preference of colors was dull jade, beige, blue, brown, saffron, and white. Complicated embroidery, smocking, appliqué paintings, and shadow paintings had been part and parcel of his innovative design. The laugh detail turned into when the famous version turned actor John Abraham walked the ramp with white linen in shape. Thus, he compiled every bit of creativity and entertainment to his collection, which received him standing ovation by using the target audience and showering crimson carnations.

Surely Goel

Surely Goel is a younger and proficient dressmaker who even designs for movie personalities. Her ultra-modern advent on the big screen became for actress Preity Zinta for the movie ‘Jaan-e-Mann.’ Her series offered the carefree and sensual side of ladies’ clothing. This 12 months’ series changed into marked by way of knee-period skirts of georgette, crochets, chiffon, light silks, and organdy, highlighting pleats and waist amassing with satin belts. Also, single-piece bubble clothes are created in a huge variety of colors and fabrics. In this time’s collection, she used more small colored stones.

The presence of movie personalities like Dino Morea, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari, Fardeen Khan, Sameera Reddy, and Tara Sharma inside the audience for her series positioned the megastar element into the show.

Chaitanya Rao

Chaitanya Rao’s series changed into like early morning breeze with booming petals of budding roses. The sensitive fabric like georgette and chiffon furnished that attractive feminine look to her series. As her signature, she blanketed moth in the form of embroidery or appliqué in all of her clothes. The fashions took over the ramp along with her mesmerizing feminine series comprising of hem blouses with subject embroideries, pleated mini skirts with batik prints, moth appliqué blouses, long frayed double hem dresses, faded grey chiffon tunic, cream color chiffon bubble dress, dolman sleeved hipster blouses, the listing goes on. To accessorize her collection, she used skinny and broad belts.


Sanchita’s collection supplied in Lakme Fashion Week became bold yet wearable. She divided her series into three segments- Punk sublime, Copacabana, and Swinging deco. The lovely dressmaker pieces of bikinis and pareos, Hawaiian-inspired kaftans, small balloon skirts, floaty clothes, and minis furnished the sensation of Copacabana’s beaches St. Tropez and Riviera to the target market. Her series became pretty glamorous, inclusive of an outfit like gray T-shirts with silver leggings, lycra T-shirts with sleeve ornamentations, strapless dresses accompanied with necklaces, jewelry, etc., brooches.

The men’s series became marked using informal put-on T-shirts, poplin trousers with detailed embroideries, and white tuxedo jackets.

The clothes had been embellished with semi-valuable stones or with attractive patchworks. Her collection line becomes ruled with the aid of colorations like white, apatite, agate, jade, opal, and black onyx. The clothes have been accessorized with intrinsically crafted rings and luggage.

Savio Jon

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This designer emphasized the comfort factor of the clothes heavily. Savio Jon is well known for his simple yet attractive garb traces which are high on cost and seductive quotient. Unlike other designers, he desired his clothes to hang loosely around the frame in preference to body-hugging/tight fitting garments. He used loose-flowing fabric like a fishnet, mil, chiffon, georgette, and crepe.

Pinafore silhouette, long, lean maxis, oversized blouses, deep shoveled armholes, low front and back necklines had been a few kinds of garments he supplied. In the night put on, he glamorized the tubular silhouettes with shimmers. The levels of colors chose with the aid of him for his collection have been beige, gray, brown, black, pale yellow, and white. Thus the colors have been additionally sober and subtle.


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