Payal Khandwala

LFW Winter/Festive 2012 “SERIES” Day – 2 [Part 1]

August 5, 2012
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It seems that this year is indeed “Festive” as not only were Summer Fashion Trends full of colors, but LFW Winter 2012 is also seeing a lot of colors.  Well so here I am presenting to you “ LFW Winter/Festive 2012 “SERIES“” I will bring to you the top picks from the collections shown on each day of the LFW Fall 2012. In the order of their appearance on Day 2, Part 1, let us look at the best picks from Day 2!! Aartivijay Gupta Fall 2012 Collection  “I Love Ma Doodle Book” With white as her backdrop and black doodle sketches highlighting her garments, Aartivijay Gupta created a black and white fantasy at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 called “I Love Ma Doodle Book”. The pure white line-up of Dupion and tabby silk, along with luxurious crepe was used imaginatively for shift dresses with sketches of faces and figure blocks. Panelled jackets with dramatic gadgets, a jumpsuit, constructed jacket with black figures and flowing pants had a feminine look. The clever play of black and white also came alive for sharply cut jackets with wide notched lapels, slender long sleeve sheaths cinched with black Obe style belts, tunics, slender pants, kimono style covers some with strategically placed tucks or pleats and asymmetric bias cut hems. The final three saris brought in colour with the doodles featuring colour wheels or shade cards print and were worn with floppy blouses. It was a stylish versatile line with a distinct identity from Aartivijay Gupta, which will appeal to the fashion conscious buyers. Nikhil Thampi Fall 2012 Collection “Survivors” Inspired by the many survivors on the globe, Nikhil Thampi celebrated their victory with his unusually titled collection “Survivors” at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012. The garments were a study of balanced construction, as styled tops and cholis, which floated down …

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