SEAMLESS FASHION STATEMENTS AT THE SHOW
The second edition of the India Designer Show wrapped up on a scintillating note with some spectacular and fashion-forward lines by Indian designers.
The extravaganza of fashion showcasing started with an eccentric collection by Rosy Ahluwalia, for whom the gorgeous Munmun Dhamecha walked the runway in an appealing outfit. Next in line was a beautiful offering by Kailash Chand Warq Wala, a concept designer who highlighted the gold and silver Warq as Body Wraps by renowned Mr Sanjay Mittal Show Stopper Priyanka Munjal.
From Australia, the label Coco by Bawa by Surjeet Bawa showcased trendy and eye-catching Indo-Western and traditional outfits. Shalini Poddar showcased her 2022 spring collection, revoking the importance of expressions through her aesthetic colours and silhouettes concepts under Aashvik Opulence’s label. Her collection reflects the young, confident, yet culturally rooted aspects of India and hence resonated well with the country’s youth. Her show was followed by a ramp walk showcasing contemporary fusion collections under the label AS Couture by Yashika Nijhawan. The collection was all about bliss with all the fabric and design with a contemporary touch to the comeback fashion trends, making it pocket friendly for fashion-inspired men and women.
The second show featured elegant fashion statements in wedding and party wear by the finest designers like Amit Talwarr, whose cosmopolitan couture brand presented Mehrunissa. The collection showcased an assortment of handcrafted silhouettes intricately designed and accentuated with sequence embroidery that exhibits panache and elegance.
Poshak Bridal Emporio by Monika Bhatia with Show Stopper Bollywood Celebrity Stefy Patel was next in the line. Brand Bare and Blur Couture by designer Arshi Singhal presented an exquisite designer line of party wear collection flaunting sorbet shades adorned with beautiful embroidery and intricate work all over.
The third show of the evening added an impeccable element to the glamour by featuring some classical Indian collections like saris, suits, and men’s kurta Pyjama by Angad Creation from Jammu Show Stopper Bollywood Celebrity Dr Elakshi Gupta and unique Indo-Western gowns under the luxury couture brand KARIGIRI by sister duo Sulakshana & Arpita. KARIGIRI is ethnic wear for women with contemporary style for modern-day fashion-savvy women. The sister duo presented the spring-summer 2022 collection ‘KASTOORI’, which is inspired by the regal beauty of Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur. The collection of gowns, lehengas, and drapes took the audience to the picturesque location. The astonishing art work in the design with the essence of Taj Lake Palace added drama to the entire setting. Sulakshana and Arpita, with their brands, have been featured in Wedmegood and Shaadiwish and are also worn by many celebrities.
The show also witnessed beautiful diamond jewellery collections from Vaasu Jewels by Renu Jalan. The jewellery pieces were inspired by Lord Krishna.
Ronit Aggarwal Founder & Organizer of IDS said, “We ideated this platform to create a common global stage where our extremely talented Indian designers showcase their gorgeous collections highlighting the Indian culture and sophisticated glamour.’’