Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week made its annual return, celebrating some of India's most talented designers. Hosting legendary names such as Masaba, Anupama Dayal, Rahul Mishra, Pia Pauro, Annaikka, Bodice and Hemant & Nandita and many more!
Fashion Week is always a feast for the eyes, and always leaves you wanting more, and trying to decide a week favourite is next to impossible, and unfortunately a task I am still failing miserably at! There was simply just too much to choose from!
India Fashion Week highlights exactly why the world should be taking more notice of these incredible designers, showcasing everything from traditional Indian wear to the most stunning evening and ready to wear outfits.
Hand painted and printed materials in simple silhouettes made a beautiful return to the runway, everyone from the Queen of Prints Masaba, featuring her machine print skirts to Dev r Nil's gorgeous tile palazzos to Anupama Dayals stunning printed sari's and long length skirts showed how simple yet colourful and dramatic prints can transform any piece.
Annaikka used her forward thinking style to show some classically futuristic pieces, her coral metal rope top and long tulip skirt was a personal favourite, Vedngi Agarwal's and Rabani & Rakha's designs depict ultimate elegance and sophistication on the runway leaving many onlookers with a seriously long wish list!
Here's a few of my favourite pieces, let me know what you guys think?!
(P.S. click the image to zoom in!)
Masaba Gupta's vibrant mix of machine Jouy Print skirt and crop top and Polka Tube Dress
Dev r Nil's quirky prints mixed with truly classic designs
Poonam Dubey shows true elegance through her ethnic blends inspired by the crafts of Gujarat and Rajasthan
Rabani & Rakha created stunning designs inspired by the old streets of Lucknow
Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna created a collection that was sharp and sleek featuring pieces such as this grey metallic evening dress with a sophisticated side slit and the two piece crop top creation in nude and metallic finish.
Annaikka by Kanika Saluja easy wear designs are dramatically modernised by her love for geometric patterns and clean shapes.
Anupama Dayal's young and retro prints transform these pieces