LFW | Summer Resort 2017 | Day 1
| Gen Next |
Gen-Next designers showcased their neo-futuristic designs in loose silhouettes and billowing layers.
Pallavi Singh harnessed the power of indigo as her colour base along with a fusion of cotton and chanderi.
With nature as the theme, Nakita Singh started her showcase with black / white creations and used embroidery on natural fabrics like khadi and linen to present a cool summer look.
Poochki focused not only on Indian textiles and handcrafts but also projected their imaginative fauna prints with block carving and printing.
The Pot Plant presented a gender fluid lined with anti-fit as the basis of the silhouette. Using pure cotton in fresh staple shades, the neutral cuts along with hand embroidered floral motifs were ideal for the steamy months.
Soumodeep Dutta showcased a innovative line of garments inspired by sari drapes which has versatile garment's back often turned into the fronts and vice-a-versa.
| Urvashi Kaur |
Pleated slip dresses layered with soft kofta jackets and overlays, saris paired with kurtas in an earthy palette were only a couple of the delights seen at Urvashi Kaur's show. The garments were a perfect blend of conventional clothing with a gypsy touch.
| Ka Sha |
Ka Sha kicked off her collection with dusty purples before moving on to whites tie and dyed with edges of green, blue and yellow. Colourful tassels, ruffles and crochet flowers were used to ornament the clothes. Her collection brought out joyful summer layering at its best.
| Antar Agni |
Antar Agni's collection used solid white, black and beige to create softly tailored looks. The strength of the collection laid in its modern take on Indian menswear.
| Monisha Jaising |
The opening to Lakme Fashion Week kicked off with the Arabian Sea as Monisha Jaising's backdrop to her elegantly dreamy collection. Simplicity and Glamour are the two words that come to mind after viewing this summer collection. It plays a graceful tribute to all the tasteful party girls. Especially with the collection comprising of billowing ensembles peppered with an array of distinct patterns, heavily embellished party dresses and cocktail saris. Monisha Jaising paid her homage to the glamour of the yesteryears, with extravagant evening wear in stately silhouettes and saris with tight bodices infused with opulent fabrics.