Mumbai Fashion Week

Saree Makeover at Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2014

March 14, 2014
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Indian fashion weeks are incomplete without the trace of ‘Indian Tadka’ init! Which is why, most of our desi designers make sure that they keep on experimenting with that 6 yard stretch. Examining Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2014’s recently commenced shows, I was quiet amused by the makeover these ethnic Sarees have got.  Let’s take a look (and get inspired) as to how one can absolutely indulge in some desi way of wearing n stylin the 6 yards drape! AARTI VIJAY GUPTA Inspiration : “Indian Miniatures” – Inspired by the paintings from 16-19th centuries; depicting potraits, court scenes, flora and fauna. Makeover : Digital Prints like Haridas & Akbar | Flat collar cholis | Halter peplum blouses Colors : Brown | Sun Yellow | Emerald | Orange DIGVIJAY SINGH Inspiration : “Ludo and Ladders” – Inspired by the childhood games of Ludo as well as Snakes and Ladders Makeover : Long Sleeved Jersey Cholis | Fluid Kurtas | Belted Waist | Wrap Around Palla Colors : Red | Blue | Green | Yellow HUEMN Inspiration : Sportswear – breezy fresh energetic young upscale look. Makeover : Color blocked Sarees | Jersey blouses | Giant numerical motifs Colors : Bright Yellow | Red | Black | Silk Beige MANDIRA BEDI Inspiration : Tribute to the Indian women achievers. Celebrating Mandira Bedi’s trade mark sarees. Makeover : Dual tones | Sensual Cholis | Minimalism | Fun to wear Sarees Colors : Series of solid colors to match the rising mercury PAYAL SINGHAL Inspiration : “Lady Sahara” – A homage to Marrakech and the beauty of Islamic culture. Makeover : Moroccan Filigree work | Salmon ‘kora’ prints | Raised Hem | Cut-out Shoulders | Elbow length sleeves | Print on Print Colors : Sand | Grey | Rose | Cerulean blue QUIRK BOX Inspiration : “Quirk-e-Sultanant” taking forward the *quirkiness* the inspiration has been driven from Mughal influence …

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