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Fashion Took A Stylish Turn Collections By Antar Agni And Urvashi Kaur

Models walk the ramp during day 2 of LFWWF19, Show 8 Antar - Agni , Urvashi Kaur held at St.Regis in Mumbai on 22nd of August 2019. Photo : Focus Sports/ LFWWF2019/ IMGR

 An Antar Agni collection by Ujjawal Dubey

A creative expression of the designer’s thought processes, style and construction. For the Winter/Festive 2019 season, Antar Agni by Ujjawal Dubey had a grand offering of unisex clothing for men and women that will be perfect, practical additions to their wardrobes.

 Highlights

The Antar Agni brand brought the concept of great drapes and layering to men’s wear and opened the unconventional design path for fusion and ethnic wear. This creativity was taken to women’s wear, which then ended up turning into unisex ensembles.

The mélange of draped, fluid kurtas and tailored jackets revealed the complete control, designer Ujjawal Dubey had over his label’s fortè.

Keeping the colour story partial to ivory, Ujjawal turned towards strokes of pigeon blue, mouse grey, teal, deep brown, tan and hints of silver grey to cater to the Winter/ Festive season.

Fabric Choice

Linen blends, hand woven cotton, cotton zari and cotton silk.

URVASHI KAUR

 A TREASURE TROVE OF FABRICS, EMBELLISHMENTS & DESIGN 

Titled “Masira” the collection  was thoroughly expressed with inspirations from the works of Ethiopian artist Dawit Abebe, whose paintings and graphic colours formed Urvashi’s collection backdrop.

Shade Card

 Grey and black and then swiftly moved to inserts of teal, ecru and deep blood red. To this color board, Urvashi added Shibori in multi-colors and some tactile thread work along with block prints.

 Fabric Choice

 Hand woven Khes from Punjab, detailed Shibori, tie-dye from Churu in Rajasthan and then chose Maheshwari silks form Maheshwar.

 There was also hand-woven Khadi from the Women Weave that supports and empowers women artisans in Madhya Pradesh.

 Highlights

Symmetry in Urvashi’s engineered silhouettes.

 Multiple panels balanced with seams and woven stripes.

 Her leitmotif has always been intricate hand pleating, which was creatively seen on natural textiles along with Kantha work.

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