As the third day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week comes to an end, we get you the highlights of the day.
The third day of WIFW started with shows inspired by the rich Indian culture. Designer Chhaya Mehrotra infused Banarasi nuances with contemporary fashion while designer Poonam Dubey presented an ethnic collection inspired by Goddess Durga in holy reds and whites with gold embellishments. Ritu Pande’s spring collection found its showstopper in the sport star Sania Mirza decked in a beautiful white gown. Prerna Bharadwaj played with a fusion of blues and whites displaying shift and body-con dresses whereas designer Ankita’s label Saaj had quite a party on the runway with models sporting whites blended with golds and reflectors.
Designer Sneha Arora presented a beautiful collection of summer suits in colours like summer yellow and pistachio green while designer Tanvi Kedia also put forth a collection inspired by the Indian culture and exhibited a blend of boho with Indian embroidery, Kolhapuris, jhumkas and jholas. Payal Singhal’s ensembles were heavy on silk and motifs with Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari walking the ramp as the showstopper. Reynu Taandon unveiled a collection with sheer garments and colourful floral embroidery through gowns, palazzos, cropped jackets and more whereas designer Nachiket Barve’s collection ‘Kalahari’ borrowed its color palette from the sun, sand and the skies with intricate wooden beadwork, hand embroidery and thread work.
Anupamaa by designer Anupama Dayal had shades of blue, white and pink splashed on to each other depicting summer fun by means of kaftans, cropped jackets and pants & the duo Shivan and Narresh set the runway on fire, quite literally, with models dressed in minimalistic resort wear made with sharp lines and the fresh-out-of-the-water look. Futuristic yet retro made a statement with Designer Sanchita’s collection with ruffled pleats, graphic prints and models walking down the runway in studded vintage sunglasses. Ashish Soni showcased a collection inspired by feathers with feather-like motifs scattered over jumpsuits, separates and suits. Colours like charcoal grey, white, blue and black were spread over garments that were tailored to perfection.
Rajesh Pratap Singh presented hand spun khadi denims with a wide array of suits, jackets, pants, kurtas, scarfs for both men and women. Concluding the day was the stunning show presented by Masaba Gupta. Adding a beautiful yet sparkling collection themed on festive quirkiness, her outfits were a delight to the eyes with shades of yellow, gold and silver stealing the show!