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WIFW SS’14 – Gaurav J. Gupta | Paromita Banerjee

November 4, 2013
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While Gaurav J Gupta played the undertones of blue, brown and black; keeping the silhouettes neat and a subtle approach, Promita Banerjee infused in the pop yet earthy hues of red, green, yellow and neutrals. GAURAV JAI GUPTA | AKAARO Press note :  Spring summer 14 draws visual references from the religious habit (dress) of “Missionary at Charity” order and portrait at an old women by Hans Memling. Clothes being social psychological aspect of appearance; the blue (color of virgin mary) stripe which is an integral part of the cotton saree of the sisters of the order. Washed out Cotton Silks with crushed jacquards in blacks and stainless steel are used in easy separates. Hand woven enirely at akaaro studios in Delhi with natural yarns the collection is a symbolic transition from chaos to calmness. PAROMITA BANERJEE | SAFED RANG Press note :  The collection is all about presenting a rooted India to the audience. An India where the finest of fabrics are cottons and Khadi, handwoven on looms; and they can be shaped into any silhouette of choice. The designer has chosen the ethno-contemporary path; where the fabrics and textiles remind you of India but in a very global context.  Check out the entire ‘Picture Diary‘ for Wills India Fashion Week SS’14.

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WIFW SS’14 – Malini Ramani | Gauri & Nainika

October 17, 2013
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The Gatsby fever empowered Gauri & Nainika’s collection, while Malini played the Cleopatra; showcasing a collection entirely dipped in hues of gold, dusted with shimmer. MALINI RAMANI | WANDERLUST WONDERLAND Press note :  This season’s collection is created for the woman with Wanderlust. Malini has designed a line of ultra – luxurious clothing especially for the stylish, globetrotting woman with a multi dimensional personality. The collection includes glamorous silk jersey drapes in pop colors, block printed dresses on sand washed silks and soft cotton and sexy cocktail dresses in sparkly metallic sequins. Jewellery by Outhouse. GAURI & NAINIKA Press note :  The colourful coastal settlements of the Amalfi Coast with its terraced vineyards, stunning landscape and sparkling blue waters would turn out to be a well of inspiration for any visitor. Freer in shape, the styles have been created in a cocktail of prints vibrant solids with a few pieces in bold umbrella stripes. Fabrics such as chiffon, crepe de chine, organza and microcrepe lend a luxurious feel to the line. Check out the entire ‘Picture Diary‘ for Wills India Fashion Week SS’14.

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