Images: Courtesy Fashion Design Council of India
Starting off the big fashion weekend, the ramp was awash in a plethora of colours and cuts. From Gauri & Nainika’s feminine gowns to 11.11’s focus on natural weaves, there was something for even the most distinct sartorial sensibilities. We would like a little bit of everything!
Gauri & Nainika
The duo’s love for classic cuts and statement ruffles resurfaced in their spring collection. Our picks: Girly dresses in shades of baby pink and pale blue.
Ikai by Ragini Ahuja
The emerging designer showed off her flair for mixing elements in Summer Mutiny, a collection sprinkled with denim, leather, metallics, and edgy graphics.
His signature minimal moodboard firmly in place, Dhruv Kapur showcased a sporty casual collection in his favourite shade of monochromes and a liberal addition of blush.
Bringing a dose of bohemian sexy to the show, the designer sent models down the runway in tie and dye drapes, curve-hugging dresses, and clashing prints and tassels.
Péro by Aneeth Arora
The much anticipated show reminded us of pyjama parties with our girlfriends—cool, casual dresses, roomy tops, shorts, and light outerwear.
Rina Singh channelled her minimal aesthetics in creating light as air dresses and separates that stand out without hankering for attention.
11.11 by CellDSGN
A gentle collection that highlight the natural beauty of khadi. Shades of indigo and ecru dominated the ensembles punctuated by warm reds and pinks.
Cue by Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna
Summer parties promise to get more fashionable with the designers’ fitted silhouettes rich in stripes, layers, and maze-like details.
Gursi Singh and Amrita Khanna’s gender-bending sensibilities came forth in an anatomy and architecture-inspired separates. Dresses with pants? Yes, please!
Geisha Designs by Paras & Shalini
Evoking a contemporary Lolita, the collection emphasized on an interplay of lace and sheer on a palette of pastel-hued fabrics. l