The Last Day of the India Runway Week was as much lit as the previous days. India Runway Week continued to please everyone on the 3rd day of the fashion extravaganza. The day was filled with designers showcasing their Spring Summer collection. Celebrating 10 season and 5 years of success in Fashion industry, finale show saw 5 textile designers from past seasons of India Runway Week. Finale show was completely dedicated to textile and handloom.
The last day of the short three-day long India Runway Week had the strongest lineup of all days.
Number of celebrities were seen walking the ramp for different Designers
Celebrating 5 years of existence in the fashion industry, finale was done by 5 designers from the past seasons.
Day 3 was opened by young and aspiring designers at Main Show Area by Apeejay Stya University which was also a knowledge partner of the event. Students of the university showcase their creativity and talent on the ramp. Second was the five designer show in the Brooder Runway. The second show was opened by Ambica under her label named as Peeli kothi who showcased Banarasi saree collection. The collection is based on make in India textiles. Other designer in the row was Twinkle Pupreja The collection was inspired by the form of Shiva‘ Ardhanareshwara’ . As the name suggests this form consists of half Shiva and half Shakti. Surface ornamentation and color palette describes the concept behind the collection. Triangles play important role in justifying the concept as when it’s pointed upward describes the power of Shiva and when poiting downward describes the importance of Shakti. This form has been the inspiration of the upcoming collection. The color palette comprises majorly of three colors. One is describing the stregth of lord of shiva, other is soft and feminine as shakit and the third is the combination of both being a two tone silk. Tripti Chandak was the third designer in the five designer show who launched her collection named VYTBlack. The collections was creatively designed as per the sine qua non of the mass yet stylish for one to look superlative in the crowd. Oindrilla Das presented her collection “ PERFECT BLEND “ with the old and new in crisp silhouttes and inventive designs .Ensembles which can be incorporated from day to evening look for the women of today who needs to multitask every day . Last but not the least Designer Ashima showcased her collection Misty monochrome Hues which is enamored with sass & elegance of a modern day woman who believes that sky is the limit for the one who wants to achieve big, it’s a trend to stay and we have attempted to present here with varied applications of this concept, with monochrome fashion there is never a style mundane day and here we aim to curate a collection that goes well with every mood, also with the fashion aspect we combine the body confidence stating that today’s women can don just anything & be carefree. With the chic monochromes in our collection we also have a figurative reference to the blacks, whites & monotone hues which give a metaphor to the odds & evens faced by the women in our society despite which they emerge as world leaders in their respective fields. Bollywood Actress Mannara Chopra walked the ramp for Designer Ashima.
The third show of the last day was of two designers named Sadan Pandey and Shravan Gajam. Designer Sadan Pande’s collection was Kanchali Summer festive- a colorful collection inspired from a culturally rich state of Rajasthan. Known for its traditional colorful art and artistic traditions. Kanchali is a pure reflection of Rajasthani culture with a twist of new silhouettes and drapes to compliment today’s modern men and women. With vibrant colors, embroidery, mirror work and motifs to reflect the cultural presence of Rajasthan in it. Whereas Shravan Gajam ‘Indigoberry Ikat’ Spring / Summer 2018 Collection- India Television actress Ragini Khanna walked for Shravan Gajam and looked beautiful in his attire. An unprecented collection of Rags & Accessories by Shravan Gajam, solely crafted from Handwoven warp-faced Denim fabric using Ikat weaving technique from family run craft units in Telangana, India. Because of the desire to preserve the Ikat art form, the fabric Denim Ikat is born. Abstract Ikat motifs are used with different shades of Indigo and Off-white colour on the denim fabric. Beyond imagination is Denim Ikat and the concept mapped us to enter easiest part of our daily wear commonly known as Jeans. Denim Ikat collection of Indigo denim, done using VAT Dyes brings together comfort & ethnic essence with a strong positive, sensual and disruptive style. Collection of Denim Ikat is a blend of Cotton & Lycra. Cotton gives comfort & ease whereas Lycra keeps on stretchable working towards treating you like a free bird with unraveled mobility. His collection is crafted with the most premium denim and designed in all your favourite fits like – slim fit, loose fit, straight leg, relaxed fit, casual top, jacket, dresses, skirts exclusively designed with the pace of your comfort. The collection consists of season’s top trends such as stylish ripped, stretched and distressed jeans.
The 4th show of the day was four designer show by Shradha Goenka, Aditya Panchal, Shivani Bachheria,Vaani Raghupathy.
Vagmi by Shradha Goenka’s collection ‘Walk in the Sky ‘ has been created to showcase female embodiment of enlightened energy.
The garments are made for strong women of today’s age who are liberated and free and no more tied to kitchen. Bold and playful silhouettes would be featured keeping modernity of Indian women in mind. Howsoever, a conservative Indian woman has evolved into a sharp and independent personality she stays rooted to our culture. The collection depicts my love for traditional Indian techniques of embroidery. Assymetric cuts, ruffles and bold back detailings have been enriched with intricate use of zardosi by our skilled artisans. The garments are constructed in egyptian cotton and muslin silk in shades of black , beige , pink and olive green.
Aditya Panchal’s collection was an electric mix of design element inspired from Indian heritage, where the embroidery style is very equisite. Mature elegance is defined through one pieces and lehengas, which redefine sensuality and subtle glamaour and present an Individualistic statement. The embellishments are truly exquisite, inspired from Architectural explorations and are handcrafted using gold zari and silver zari. Designer had tried to depict the abounding culture of India in our collection. The tule net,velvet,raw silk,the unusual cutworks and abla work, an exquisite texture with perfect detailing makes our piece a masterpiece which every women will desire.
Model turned actor Sanya Pithawalla walked the ramp for designer Shivani Bachheria “THE BRIDE”
“THE BRIDE”, as the name speaks for itself, is conceptualized to make the most divine embrace, ‘Wedding’ of every woman’s life a special one. Launched in 2015, we envision to make it a truly global phenomenon in the sphere of personalized and designer couture for each bride settling her trust on us.
Vaani Raghupathy’s Bloom collection calls to one’s elegance as it takes its inspiration from motifs that depict the natural shape and color of fruits, flowers, birds that are an absolute delight for the summer. The skill of infusing contemporary fashion trends with traditional couture is the pride of Magnoliaá and the Bloom collection is all about bringing in appealing fabrics along with their pleasant and refreshing pastels in a mix of organza, chiffon and weaves of silk from Kanchipuram, TV Actress Karishma Tanna graced the ramp in Vaani Raghupathy’s outfits. She looks stunning in designer’s outfit.
Jewellery world presents Nikhita- Mynah Designs. Their jewellery is hand crafted by the skilled craftsmen from around the country. Their collections was inspired from the various era’s of history elements of nature and futuristic ideas of younger generations. The fusion of tradition and modernity can be seen in the collection, adorns the beauty of today’s women. Apart from being fashionable, their Jewelry is practical, with accurate purity and a great value for your investment. Indian Television actress Sana Khan walked the ramp for Nikhita Tandon. She looked beautiful in her collection.
Now comes the most awaited finale to celebrate the five years of success. To celebrate the completion of 5 years the finale of season 10 saw 5 old designers from previous season. The finale was dedicated to handloom. Finale show was opened by Daniel Siyem collection “ShaKiLum” uses the textiles of the tribes of Meghalaya to create a deconstructed, gender-fluid collection that highlights the unique tribal essence of the state within a modern and edgy collection. A slow fashion collection, it celebrates the beauty of stepping back and slowing down, thinking about the earth that sustains each of us and celebrating the continuity in nature. The organic fabrics of Meghalaya have a unique thermal property that makes it warm in the winter and cool in the summer making it the ideal garment for a summer collection. The use of yellow and ivory against a backdrop of charcoal grey is a call out to move away from preconceived notions and step into an edgier and fresher take of summer. The use of organic fabrics together with bamboo embellishments gives the ensembles an earthy sensuality while also pushing it into the future – a future that celebrates the fluidity of gender roles and the need for embracing zero waste fashion trends. Inspired by the unique and diverse beauty of the textiles of Meghalaya, the deconstructed ensembles combine the different fabrics of the tribes to bring to you a fair trade collection that extols sustainable fashion. The collection pays homage to Meghalaya – a place that has shaped the design sensibilities and molded the journey of Daniel Syiem in the world of fashion. Rooted in tradition with a modern take, the collection seeks to inspire people to travel to Meghalaya and discover the many hidden facets of the state that Daniel Syiem is proud to call home.
Hyderabad designer Shravan Kummar showcased textiles of sunrise state Andhra Pradesh. His collection is organically dyed and all handmade. Shravan will be having master weavers from Hyderabad as his showstoppers.
Jenjum Gadi presented PHROZUH- the cotton yarn. His collection is inspired by cotton yarn which is use to weave the fabric for the collection. His collection is a pure balance of masculinity and femininity and inspired by this characteristics most of the silhouettes are gender fluid or unisex.
We’ ll wrap this up here, with the closing of the day 3.
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