The label ‘Tahweave’ by Shweta Tantia and Priyangsu Maji once again unveiled fashion that revealed the magic of colours at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018. The collection called “Unchartered” inspired by the hypnotising Irish landscapes and the region’s culture evoked the romantic vibes of nature in a stylish manner.

 Playing with natural, hand woven fabrics like cotton, cotton/silk, sheer silk organza with wool and the lush Bangalore silk with mercerised cotton, the designers ensured that there was a balanced rhythm in the ensembles.

 To highlight the delicate beauty of the creations the embellishments were an intricate study of perfect cutwork and Kantha stitches that gave the fabric the interesting detailing touches.

 Shades of maroon, grey, white and turquoise blue with checks and stripes were the prime pattern that revealed and interesting mix.

 Closing the show was Kriti Kharbanda, star of the popular comedy ‘Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana’ who glided in an intricately woven, softly draped, jumpsuit with a sheer long shrug.


Nakita Singh’s Collection Brought The Beauty Of Nature On The Ramp At Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018

One of the stars of the Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 Gen Next Show, Nakita Singh has since then been a regular on the ramp with her stylised creations.

For Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 Nakita’s collection called “Wilderness” had a look that was inspired by the glorious prospect of travel along with the beauty of nature’s greenery, creepers and botanical fantasy. Weaving her collection story around shades of green as they traversed from light to darker hues, Nakita occasionally highlighted the palette with bursts of yellow.

The fabrics matched the mood of the apparel as Nakita dug deep into her roots – Bengal - and added silks, Khadi as well as cottons to present a relaxed ready-to-wear look that spelt pure comfort.

Soumodeep Dutta Brought Zen Like Calming Fashion To Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018

Soumodeep Dutta’s Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 Gen Next show was a calm, comfortable, fashion offering when he made his debut.

For Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 Soumodeep once again unveiled the beauty of a Zen like fashion story with his “Aalo” collection. Keeping the lotus and life in Buddhism as an inspiration, the designer’s fashion tale was an analogy of opposites. Using black and grey against red and white, the line was a quiet symphony of weaves, embellishments and craft.

The fabrics revealed Ikat motifs woven in Orissa that were at the start of the list. The handlooms of Bengal and Orissa also came together seamlessly, while the Kantha and its variations done by artisans added to the finesse of the garments.

Closing the show was popular TV and screen actor Gurmeet Choudhary of ‘Khamoshiyan’ fame who confidently strutted in a bias closure black/grey kurta and dhoti.