I recently attented the magnificent India Runway Week S8, at the Tyagaraj Stadium, Delhi. The fashion extravaganza was a three day affair showcasing the most captivating & oppulent creations by talented designers.
Keeping in sync with the steadily advancing economy with ultime focus on socio-economic global integration, with the objective of self reliance & sustainable growth, the IRW S8 showcased some of the most versatile talents in the field of fashion. The 3 days buzzed with designers showcasing their Spring Summer Collection. Indian industry has witnessed a huge successful move towards ‘make in India’ & ‘homegrown’ when it comes to textiles. Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD), kept its commitment to promote Indian textile designers through the IRW 2017.
Day 1 witnessed its opening show by the Mumbai based Young & Established designer, Kern Ferns. His collection is inspired by paper craft & it geometric forms. Kern Ferns call it ‘Soda’ interpreting energy, fizz & an outburst of zest.
GESTURES by Kriti and team is an artisanal & community producers’ livelihood support initiative. The collection showcased beautifully woven patterns on Indian textiles. The underlying aim of the collection is preserving the artisinal and craft heritage of our country with environmentally sustainable fashion.
Actress Poonam Dhillon walked the ramp for start-up designer Neha Choudhary at the IRW 2017, Spring Summer. Poonam Dhillon looked evergreen & graceful while bringing to the stage the ‘Monochromatic Feminism’ to a new level. She adorned a beautiful saree with grey & black ombré look. The grace & elan with which she carried the ensemble added a new dimension to the classic & evergreen charm a saree provides.
The glamour quotient at the runway took the mercury a few notches up when actress Gauhar Khan walked for the duo Vinita & Chetan.
Designer Mithi Kalra launched the surreal ‘Moonlight Collection’. Her collection is a spectacular sight of captivating designs in an all white ethereal look. Through her collection, Mithi not only tried to bring the pious and tranquile serenity of the cosmos to land but also revived the monochrome trend with utmost grace giving the style it’s due.
Ruchika Huriya’s Ruh Couture witnessed the most serene showcase of bright morning hues blended in the pin pricks of galaxy. A surreal collection, her Indo-West designs are to dazzle. Clean, crisp, sexy silhouettes, her collection came as a breath of fresh air. Her colour selection is a range of pastels inspired by the sun, a bold yet subtle couture inspired from the formidable woman of today.
IRW continued to inspire everyone on the 3rd day of the fashion extravaganza. Clotho showcased the unputdownable collection with a pastel palette inspired by nature. The textiles used are transcluscent with structured & falling silhouettes. The collection kept wearibility of the pieces to the forefront. Every piece had a carefully crafted & designed focal point, be it the hand embroidery, necklines or the beautifully crafted hemlines. Practical collection for the modern woman.
Ritambara Paliya specialises in evening gowns, anarkalis, maxi dresses, lehengas & wedding outfits. Her collection is rooted in quintessentially Indian values but with a modern twist. Shamita Shetty walked the ramp for Ritambara Paliya. Her collection draws attention towards the rich fabrics that she used creating an effortless style yet exuding elegance. Her collection is surely elegant & elite quenching the thirst of class that every woman possess.
Kristy De Cunha concluded the grand finale with his effervescent & quirky collection. The collection is curated with edgy prints, structured patterns & vibrant colours. The collection caters to both men and women in the intelligent, quirky and geek category.
Attached pictures from the 3 uber fashionable days 👆🏻Enjoy the slide show.