This month, we witnessed the five-day extravaganza that was Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 — setting the tone for the silhouettes, styles and colours that will rule the coming months. We bring you all the action from the FRow, as well as a closer look at the collections we’re bringing you straight off the runway!
Delhi Vintage Co.Manish Chhabra’s label fused contemporary elements with traditional ones in gold, white, bronze and copper hues. Flowing outfits met fine tailoring, and delicate embroidery on khadi really brought out the best in this collection. Shop exclusively on A+Co here!
Punit BalanaBlues and pinks ruled the runway in Punit Balana’s vibrant collection. Classic saris and tailored suits featured graphic prints. Dreamier peasant blouse and skirt sets, silk maxis and jumpsuits were also liberally interspersed in the lineup, with Tara Sutaria closing the show in a bridesmaid-friendly outfit. Shop this collection here!
Jade by Monica & KarishmaWedding wear doyennes, Monica Shah and Karishma Swali of Jade showcased contemporary maxis and jumpsuits with fluid silhouettes, romantic frills, and diaphanous layers of organza, macrame and handmade lace. Muted beiges, periwinkle blues and salmon pinks dominated the collection. Shop this collection here!
Rajdeep RanawatInspired by the seas and sands of Ubud, Ranawat’s unique collection was a free-spirited one. Easy kaftans, flowing skirts, draped tops and tunics featured traditional Indonesian motif in reds, blues and greens. Silk and satin fabrics lent a luxurious feel. Shop this collection here!
Mrunalini RaoRao weaved a fairytale with her romantic designs inspired by the lotus flower. Hand embroidered zardozi and applique work adorned gossamer panels of skirts and blouses, which were in a pastel pink and green palette. Shop this collection here!
Gazal MishraBorrowing from the pastel hues of cupcakes, Gazal Mishra presented sweet babydoll silhouettes, tiered skirts, sheer polka dot sleeves, pom poms and tassels, adding edge to quintessentially cute outfits. Shop this collection here!
MishruChic, sophisticated and sleek are a few words that come to mind for Mishru’s pant suits, shararas, figure-hugging lehengas, and contemporary Victorian blouses. Each look featured eclectic prints in greys, blues, blacks and pinks. Shop this collection here!
TahweaveSweta Tantia’s label put light layers and jamdani jackets back in the spotlight with simple yet elegant designs. Asymmetry, sheer panels, floral embroidery and pastel shades dominated the collection. Shop this collection here!
KanelleOpposites attracted at Kanelle, and how. Streetwear collided with contemporary Indian designs, while prints managed to clash, but harmoniously. Smart dress silhouettes met romantic frills and sheer scarves, all in bright primary colours. Shop this collection here!
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