You can literally take a whiff of the profound romance that exudes off of Ritu Kumar garments. THAT is how much I have always been in love with her and her work. While a lot of people may say she lacks the radical ‘newness; that a lot of designers belonging to the younger generation bring to Indian Fashion, she really doesn’t need to.
When you have such a specific theme/inspiration for a collection it can get a bit intimidating and the theme can easily dominate over your true sensibilities. However it was such a pleasure to see Atsu incorporate the ‘North – Eastern’ sensibilities with such ease into his collection.
It was a treat of gorgeous ‘chikankari’ embroideries on the garments at the Manish Malhotra show. The colors for the womenswear were to die for too! I really wish he would have taken a chance with some bolder colors in his menswear pieces though. I especially loved how he had used special ‘chikankari’ borders on some of his dupattas. Very delicate and fine craftsmanship from the girls at the Mijwan NGO, which was another wonderful cause that was being supported.
What do you do most Monday evenings? Get back from office, go home, watch some television, the gym maybe or hang with friends at the pub? Here is a different idea – how about you go to Pragati Maidan, to the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, watch a ‘live’ fashion show, witness the happennings of the fashion industry first hand, have a few drinks and have a blast maybe?!
We are giving away one pass to the Alpana Neeraj & Rishta by Arjun show on the 8th of October, 2012 at 5:45pm.
Presenting the schedule for the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013
When you know its JJ Vallaya, you know its going to be EXTRAVAGANT. Actually in this case collections by ALL the designers will be extravagant, it being ‘Couture Week’ and what not. But still, JJ Vallaya was one show I was really looking forward to. And it delivered…maybe a little too much, but thats what couture is all about. Crazy amount of detailing on traditional Indian silhouettes – lehengas, sherwanis, anarkalis and just a bit of unwanted experimentation with the traditional silhouettes which could have been avoidede. Nevertheless, here are glimpses from the show.
The PCJ Delhi Couture Week 2012 which will be held from August 8 – 12, 2012 at The Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi has recently announced that in order to bring out the ‘Indian’ element of the Couture Week, FDCI has made a conscious choice to showcase most of the collections through top Indian models. Out of the 32 high profile models who are ready to scorch the ramp this season, 25 are Indian models and the remaining are of foreign origin.
Pan collars proved to be one of the hottest trends during the cooler months, and it seems that it’s a look which is set to stick around right through the summer season. The good news is that it’s also one of the easiest ways to look chic and stylish. With this in mind, here is a quick guide to some of the best ways to wear a pan collar over the coming season
I am definitely no pro when it comes to make-up but I have been lucky enough to have picked up on a few good tips, tricks and basics through the years. Sarting with my very first time with make-up, my 10th grade farewell party. A complete disaster make-up-wise no doubt. But after a week of shame I learnt to pick myself up and experiment some more.
Here just a quick roundup of the basic stuff that you’ll find in my case
Went to the Flea by Nite by Cosmopolitan Magazine recently held at Olive Bar & Kitchen, Mehrauli. The place was packed, people having a good time and even better drinks. The stalls were done up pretty and the products ranged from summer garments, to accessories to shoes and bags. Fun filled night.
So I had just joined Klout very recently that they told me I was eligible for one of their perks! Getting 50 business cards for myself from MOO! Awesome news! The very same day I claimed the perk, uploaded about 30 photographs that I wanted to be printed at the back of the cards, gave my information, paid for the shipment charges and voila! I was set!
Found this really cool Jewelry Store in Mumbai – Just Jewellery. Its got a nice eclectic mix of Indianized jewelry which will suit women right from their teens to their 40s.
Part-II of the Photo Diary from The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week
Part I of Fashion Sighting at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2012
It was a lazy sunny afternoon when Lecoanet Hemant invited a few of us bloggers to a lovely interaction session at their studio & factory unit in Gurgaon, Haryana.
It was to create awareness of the dedication of the label towards their environmental responsibilities as well as an introduction of the Indi-Polo Collection which was also sported by the Rissala Polo Club representing India in the Polo World Cup 2011.
Touted as the grandest Grand Finale of The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2012 by FDCI, JJ Valaya left nothing to chance…
It was Day4 of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2012 by FDCI and the first show of the day was a…