The third day of the Amazon India Fashion Week witnessed a bit of kitsch, boho-chic, sporty-luxe and functionally fashionable lines. Here’s everything you must know.
Designer Chhaya Mehrotra presented her collection inspired by a Parisienne summer infused into Banarasi handwoven fabrics in shades of peach, pink and blue. Designer Poonam Dubey’s line titled ‘Masakli’ comprised lehengas, capes and pants made from khadi representing the strong, free-spirited woman of today. Designer Archana Rao’s collection was an amalgamation of Victorian elements and structured silhouettes with Pernia Qureshi walking as the showstopper in a beautiful white shirt paired with a skirt.
Clean and crisp structured outfits with very intricate cut-work completed designer Nikhita Tandon’s collection. What’s more dancer and actress Lauren Gottlieb concluded the show as the showstopper. Shweta Kapur’s label 431-88 paired our very own saree with shorts and left everyone gasping for their breaths. The queen of kitsch, Nida Mahmood, continued her tradition of combining headgears with bold prints and statement dresses. Her collection ‘Junglee Billee’ had just the right accessories, footwear and confidence to make it stand out as one of the best shows of the season.
Talking about headgears, Virtues by Ashish, Viral and Vikrant also incorporated them in their collection paired with vibrant colours and many prints. Amit Aggarwal’s much awaited collection was a true delight with capes, baby doll dresses, printed skirts, metallic jackets and patchwork wedges in exaggerated silhouettes.Doing beach wear right was designer Payal Jain’s collection that included tunics, asymmetrical ponchos, bikinis, sling bags, antique jewellery paired together with gladiator sandals.
Staying true to her boho instincts, designer Anupamaa Dayal showcased off-shoulder dresses and sarees in shades of orange, blue and yellow. Concluding the day was designer Anamika Khanna’s collection that brought back the sporty vibe on the runway with models walking in fashionably functional clothing including pants, long kurtas and sneakers.