Summer Wear

Saree Makeover at Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2014

March 14, 2014

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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