We hope you’re reveling in the celebration of couture week. Here are a few glimpses of the designers we cannot wait to see this year!
With no fashion background, Manish Malhotra has managed to become one of the most sought after fashion designers in India. A natural, his label ‘Manish Malhotra’ stands for its uniqueness and mesmerizing style that blends lush colors and detailed textures in each and every piece. His designs for celebrities such as Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, Urmila Matondkar and Juhi Chawla (the list is endless) have made Bollywood more glamorous and attracted high profile clientele.
Who says fashion can’t be eco-friendly? Take cue from Anju Modi. She is an epitome of classic fashion with Indian textiles as an integral part of her collections. Amalgamating traditional with modern and contemporary is her forte. She is known for using natural fibres, vegetable dyes, kalamkaris and block prints. Who says simplicity and high fashion don’t mix?
All your eveningwear woes have disappeared. Gaurav Gupta, the master couturier has graced us with his inimitable three-dimensional embroideries and volume to create signature sari gowns that are ahead of their time. Working closely with lines and the motion of fabric is his strong suit. Not to mention the aesthetic sensibility and distinctive construction is out of this world!
Regarded as “The John Galliano of India”, Manish Arora is an alumnus of National Institute of Fashion Technology in New Delhi. His love for a rich palette of psychedelic colors and beautiful motifs has led him to the top of the fashion scene in India and abroad. His collections ensure a clever twist of traditional Indian crafts like embroidery, appliqué and beading on western silhouettes. Since he started his label in 1997, his creations have been the most irresistible. What do you think?
Excels at blending vintage with contemporary and came up with new pattern in the kaleidoscope, this brilliant designer needs no introduction. Varun Bahl is known for innovative use of fabrics, textures and forms. His magic lies in he sensuousness of his designs. Do you agree? Well, we bet you will once you see the Philharmonic Orchestra recreated in fabric.