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NIKITA MHAISALKAR AND NEHA AGARWAL SET INTRIGUING TRENDS AT 6DEGREE STUDIO DURING LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK WINTER/FESTIVE 2017
NIKITA MHAISALKAR OFFERED A STUNNING RANGE OF HIGH-PRÉT WEAR AT THE 6DEGREE STUDIO DURING LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK WINTER/FESTIVE 2017
Nikita Mhaisalkar with her label named after her, offered a range of flamboyant yet eccentric silhouettes at the 6Degree Studio during Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017.
Exploring the scope for Luxe Knitwear, the collection drew heavily from outerwear staples with a subtle touch of extravagance. The line with its high-octane creativity was an amalgamation of sweaters, cloaks, organza and woven pants, knitted sarees, coats and trenches with custom made flat knits and ribs, creating a mélange of abstract and amorphous shapes. The striped shimmer detailings gave the garments a visually stunning appeal.
Sharply tailored separates in premium suiting, rich silks and sheer organza made the garments enticing and glamorous. When it came to choosing the colour palette, Nikita was partial to steel, slate and charcoal that were contrasted by the vibrant tangerine, which made the ensembles, look classic and artsy. Long, fluid, silhouettes were the highlight of the line. The addition of the trompe l'oeil print added texture to the lyrical, stylish line of clothes.
Keeping embellishments to a minimum, the traditional baadla—taar embroidery gave the silhouettes a modern twist with Indian sensibilities.
Fancy footwear comprised glass heeled shoes; while huge rings added to the appeal of the garments.
Bollywood’s stylish fashionista, Kalki looked amazing in a lined long white top; while the pants were sheer with shimmer detailing of taar embroidery. Completing the trio of outfits was a long white coat that added to the exquisite look of the entry.
Aimed at the fashion needs of the Indian woman who adores the contemporary, aristocratic look this high-prèt-porter line by Nikita Mhaisalkar with its dramatic flair will appeal to any woman who knows what she wants and most importantly how to get it glamorously.
NEHA AGARWAL OFFERED AN ECLECTIC COLLECTION OF WOMEN’S WEAR AT 6DEGREE STUDIO DURING LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK WINTER/FESTIVE 2017
Neha Agarwal presented a fascinating women’s wear collection ‘Mithila in Soho’ at 6Degree Studio during Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017. The clothes spoke of a raw and bold look in a range of contemporary evening wear inspired by Madhubani Art.
Sporty aesthetics were beautifully combined with Indian traditions as a feisty look came alive on the ramp. Art works inspired by ancient forms of Madhubani were brought to life by hand embroidery derived from the age-old weaving techniques of Uktu. Marrying Madhubani art to the modern sporty art the silhouettes offered a characteristic style statement.
The collection was a mix of sharp tailoring, mesmerizingly blended with conventional fits. Sheath dresses with predominant colourful Madhubani prints caused a sensation on the ramp. Showcasing diversity in their design aesthetics and overall versatility were a range of cropped tops, bell bottoms, tent dresses, palazzos, jumpsuits, skirts and shorts that were teamed with jackets that made the ensembles inventive yet commercial.
Detailing such as ribbed collars, panels, plackets and hems along with embroidered prints and knits gave the perfect combination of style, glamour and energy.
For fashion with an artistic palette, a range of stretch, suede and handloom matka silks were merged with studio knitted rayon and silk zari knits. A new fabric was witnessed that seamlessly blended Lycra with Banarasi silk yarns for a young comfortable and modern look.
Muted earth tones like indigo, ochre, terracotta, along with warmer hues like chestnut, burgundy and vermillion served as a base for all the garments. Mixing the flattering, happy colours to thrill art lovers fish, Elephants and peacock prints played a dominant role with embroidery that gave the ensembles an extra touch of perfection.
The beat of the pulsating music added to a bold look yet gave an Indian feeling. Models wore exaggerated septum rings and metallic slip-ons for comfort and style.
Bollywood’s glam star, the gorgeous, Chitrangada Singh looked absolutely stunning in a printed trumpet dress that was daringly revealing yet mesmerizingly beautiful in multi-colours and striking embroidery as she closed the show.
Neha Agarwal’s collection, ‘Mithila in Soho’ with its high-octane creativity set the look for the coming season with its mystical yet dramatic appeal.