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India Runway Week dedicates finale show to textile, handloom

India Runway Week dedicates finale show to textile, handloom

New Delhi, Apr 23 (UNI) India Runway Week continued to please everyone on the third day of the fashion extravaganza, dedicating the finale show to textile and handloom.

The day was filled with designers showcasing their Spring Summer collection. Celebrating 10 season and five years of success in the fashion industry,the finale saw five textile designers from past seasons of India Runway Week.

The day three was opened by young and aspiring designers of Apeejay Stya University which was also a knowledge partner of the event.

Students of the university showcased their creativity and talent on the ramp.

The second was the five designer show in the Brooder Runway. It was opened by Ambica under her label named as 'Peeli kothi' who showcased Banarasi saree collection.

The collection was based on make in India textiles.

Other designer in the row was Twinkle Pupreja.Her collection was inspired by the form of Shiva‘ Ardhanareshwara’. As the name suggests this form consists of half Shiva and half Shakti.

The surface ornamentation and color palette described the concept behind the collection.

Tripti Chandak was the third designer in the five designer show who launched her collection named 'VYTBlack'.

The collections was creatively designed as per the sine qua non of the mass yet stylish for one to look superlative in the crowd.

Oindrilla Das presented her collection 'Perfect Blend' with the old and new in crisp silhouttes and inventive designs.

Designer Ashima showcased her collection 'Misty monochrome Hues' which was enamored with sass, elegance of a modern day woman who believes that sky is the limit for the one who wants to achieve big.

'With the chic monochromes in our collection we also have a figurative reference to the blacks, whites; monotone hues which give a metaphor to the odds; evens faced by the women in our society despite which they emerge as world leaders in their respective fields,' Ashima said.

Bollywood Actress Mannara Chopra walked the ramp for designer Ashima.

The third show of the last day was of two designers named Sadan Pandey and Shravan Gajam.

Designer Sadan Pande’s collection was Kanchali Summer festive- a colorful collection inspired from a culturally rich state of Rajasthan.

Known for its traditional colorful art and artistic traditions,'Kanchali' is a pure reflection of Rajasthani culture with a twist of new silhouettes and drapes to compliment today's modern men and women, with vibrant colors, embroidery, mirror work and motifs to reflect the cultural presence of Rajasthan in it.

Whereas Shravan Gajam showcased ‘Indigoberry Ikat’ Spring-Summer 2018 Collection.

Television actress Ragini Khanna walked for Shravan Gajam and looked beautiful in his attire.

The fourth show of the day was a four designer show by Shradha Goenka, Aditya Panchal, Shivani Bachheria,Vaani Raghupathy.

Vagmi by Shradha Goenka’s collection 'Walk in the Sky' has been created to showcase female embodiment of enlightened energy.

'The garments are made for strong women of today's age who are liberated and free and no more tied to kitchen. Bold and playful silhouettes would be featured keeping modernity of Indian women in mind. Howsoever, a conservative Indian woman has evolved into a sharp and independent personality she stays rooted to our culture. The collection depicts my love for traditional Indian techniques of embroidery. Assymetric cuts, ruffles and bold back detailings have been enriched with intricate use of zardosi by our skilled artisans. The garments are constructed in egyptian cotton and muslin silk in shades of black , beige , pink and olive green,' Shradha said.

Aditya Panchal’s collection was an electric mix of design element inspired from Indian heritage, where the embroidery style is very equisite.

'Mature elegance is defined through one pieces and lehengas, which redefine sensuality and subtle glamaour and present an Individualistic statement. The embellishments are truly exquisite, inspired from Architectural explorations and are handcrafted using gold zari and silver zari,' Aditya said.

The tule net,velvet,raw silk,the unusual cutworks and abla work, an exquisite texture with perfect detailing makes our piece a masterpiece which every women will desire,' Aditya added.

Model turned actor Sanya Pithawalla walked the ramp for designer Shivani Bachheria 'The Bride'.

'The Bride' as the name speaks for itself, is conceptualized to make the most divine embrace, ‘Wedding’ of every woman’s life a special one. Launched in 2015, we envision to make it a truly global phenomenon in the sphere of personalised and designer couture for

each bride settling her trust on us,' Shivani said.

Vaani Raghupathy’s Bloom collection calls to one’s elegance as it takes its inspiration from motifs that depict the natural shape and color of fruits, flowers, birds that are an absolute delight for the summer.

'The skill of infusing contemporary fashion trends with traditional couture is

the pride of Magnoliaá and the Bloom collection is all about bringing in appealing fabrics along with their pleasant and refreshing pastels in a mix of organza, chiffon and weaves of silk from Kanchipuram,' Vaani said.

TV Actress Karishma Tanna graced the ramp in Vaani Raghupathy’s outfits.

The finale was dedicated to handloom. Finale show was opened by Daniel Siyem collection

“ShaKiLum” uses the textiles of the tribes of Meghalaya to create a deconstructed, gender-fluid collection that highlights the unique tribal essence of the state within a modern and edgy collection.

A slow fashion collection, it celebrated the beauty of stepping back and slowing

down, thinking about the earth that sustains each of us and celebrating the continuity in nature.

The organic fabrics of Meghalaya have a unique thermal property that makes it warm in the winter and cool in the summer making it the ideal garment for a summer collection.

The use of yellow and ivory against a backdrop of charcoal grey is a call out to move away from preconceived notions and step into an edgier and fresher take of summer.

The use of organic fabrics together with bamboo embellishments gives the ensembles an earthy sensuality while also pushing it into the future – a future that celebrates the fluidity of gender roles and the need for embracing zero waste fashion trends.

Inspired by the unique and diverse beauty of the textiles of Meghalaya, the deconstructed ensembles combine the different fabrics of the tribes to bring a fair trade collection that extols sustainable fashion.

The collection pays homage to Meghalaya – a place that has shaped the design sensibilities and molded the journey of Daniel Syiem in the world of fashion.

Rooted in tradition with a modern take, the collection sought to inspire people to travel to Meghalaya and discover the many hidden facets of the state that Daniel Syiem is proud to call home.

Hyderabad designer Shravan Kummar showcased textiles of sunrise state Andhra Pradesh. His collection was organically dyed and all handmade.

Shravan had master weavers from Hyderabad as his showstoppers.

Jenjum Gadi presented 'Phrozuh'- the cotton yarn. His collection was inspired by cotton yarn which is used to weave the fabric for the collection.

His collection was a pure balance of masculinity and femininity and inspired by this characteristics most of the silhouettes are gender fluid or unisex.

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