Articles tagged: Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012

26 Mar

Anita Dongre tweets her move into menswear “Excited about my foray into menswear,”

Designer Anita Dongre, known for her ethnic womenswear line, has now forayed into menswear collection. She is excited about her initiative.

“Excited about my foray into menswear,” Dongre tweeted.

Dongre, who has been at the forefront of the Indian fashion scene for over 20 years, hinted towards her inclination to menswear line at Lakme Fashion Week summer/resort 2012. At the event held earlier this month, she gave fashionistas a glimpse into her men’s collection with a few trousers, shirts and formal suits.

Her foray into the menswear line will add to her successful brand existence that includes prêt, couture, bridal to contemporary line.

See Anita Dongre’s men designs from Lakme Fashion Week 2012

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22 Mar

Amy Jackson Style Diaries [Part 4]

Spotted at Lakme Fashion Week, Amy wore an LBD along with purple heels and a black clutch. I love the silver details around dress but I don’t really think purple is the right color for the shoe. Maybe a nice silver to accompany the detail in the dress? But Amy, didn’t you get the memo? Casual is cool when outside the ramp.

By Anupriya Dutta

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16 Mar

Isha & Nitin Kartikeya “Koffee with Kafka” Collection at Lakme Fashion Week 2012

It was the romance and grandeur of the city of Prague that enthralled fashion designers Isha & Nitin Kartikeya of Dozakh to call their collection “Koffee with Kafka” at Lakme Fashion Week 2012

The collection consisted of elaborate tonal embroidery on a grand back drop like chiffon and silk, the designers ensured that their feminine creations revealed their motivation on the ramp. The figures were slender and sophisticated with the side looped hemlines for midis and gowns. Colours were subdued with soft brown, white, giving way to green, hues of deep magenta and red/black tones to finally black.

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13 Mar

Vaishali Shadangule “Khand” Collection at LFW 2012

Vaishali Shadangule called her collection “Khand” which means Sugar and used 36 inches width fabric with great imagination and ingenuity and added on maroon and deep blue to show the Maharashtra handloom

Vaishali used the rich textures imaginatively for lovely women’s wear. Also using Chanderi discreetly, Vaishali mixed the two for a collection of long drapes, tunics, shirts, stole, jumpsuits, jackets, saris and kurtas.

The silhouettes were eccentric with lots of asymmetry amongst the garments and layering which gave that rural feel. For women who love tradition and heritage textiles, Vaishali Shadangule’s collection “Khand” created a stylish impact.

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12 Mar

Suhani Pittie collection “Child of Eden” at LFW 2012

Recently selected by the World Gold Council as one of the world’s Top 10 most inventive and ingenious jewellery designers Suhan Pittie showed of her Child of Eden collection at Lakme Fashion Week 2012. The show consisted of beautiful contemporary jewellery which models showed of wearing headbands in black and white ensembles designed by sister Anamika Khanna.

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