Tag: fall 2008 ready to wear

WLIFW: Priya Awasthy


Priya Awasthy’s ‘Bengal Renaissance’ had volume, layering, play on textures and easy construction. The colors ranged from pastel nudes and mint to rich megenta and browns. There were traditional Indian silhouettes like saris, kurtas, tunics and jodhpurs in the collection and fabrics like jacquards, raw silk, tussar, georgettes, crepes and satins were used.

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WLIFW: Puja Arya


Puja Arya’s collection was called ‘Guzel’ (Turkish for beautiful) and made use of abstract and traditional motifs against a backdrop of rich and contrasting colors. While traditional bead-work was used, the pieces themselves were extremely contemporary. The collection comprised of jackets, saris, skirts and dresses.

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WLIFW: Ekta Jaipuria & Ruchira Kandhari


Ekru with its collection took a look back at the Italian Renaissance depicted mainly through the tapestry motifs heavily used throughout this collection. Earthy color palette of self textured fabrics like sand, pebble, ecru and creams were often contrasted with colors like deep burgundy that was used as trimming or piping to give the garments more depth and texture.

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WLIFW: Anju Modi


Anju Modi’s collection, ‘Luminosity’ used ethereal fabrics like subdued colored nets, georgettes and chiffons in pastel shades. Beautiful traditional prints and jeweled accents were used that gave the pieces in this collection, like its title, ‘luminosity’. The collection had a mix of dresses, saris, tunics, skirts and silhouettes that retained the Indian aesthetic while still having the comfort of clean lines.

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WLIFW: Sucheta V Merh


Sucheta V Merh’s collection, ‘Earthy Myth’ drew its inspiration from beauty of autumn in an old town. Fittingly, the color palette too was earthy with browns, greens, plums and beige being used prominently among others. The collection included saris, dresses, trousers and skirts.

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