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Sharma, Anurag Gupta and Kanika Jain brought their distinct fashion philosophies on the ramp

Abhishek Sharma

Titled “Impressions” 

The designer brought a mélange of brush strokes on the ramp

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 Moved gently from the first hues of the dawn sky and then onto sharp earthy tones.

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Traditional hand embroidery, some exciting patchwork along with intense silk thread work and eye-catching embellishments.

Chiffon, georgettes, linens and denims were used in innovative ways, while the necklines ranged from halter necks, plunging and backless that gave a sexy vibe.

 Playing creatively with the intricate beauty of plissé in shades of silver grey, one of the eye-catchers was a seductive high, neckline, asymmetrical, mini accentuated at the waist with embellishments.

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Miss India World 2019 Suman Rao closed the show wearing an exotic draped embroidered dress that looked every bit stunning in its appearance.

Kanika Jain unveiled a fashionable Mediterranean collection at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020

Titled “Life is a Flower” a look that was ideal for the climate during the coming months at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020.

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Pastels, warmer hues but also added prints and embroidery.  Soft dusty pink, sunny yellow and pure white was ruched and piped with contrasting white.

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 Surface texturing  on a variety of fabrics, which were predominantly hand spun, ( cotton, silk, Khadi, silk organza, mul-mul and crushed cotton).

Creating a fashion fantasy with white ‘paani’ work merged with left over extra fabric straps was the highlight of the line.

Bows  teamed with ruffles, Bead and dori work were very intricately used.

Anurag Gupta

Titled“Kalanamak” collection had a sombre colour story . Inspired by Kalanamak the finest rice quality in India, which has a rich history that goes back to 600 BC since the Buddhist period.

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 White, black and grey

HIGHLIGHTS

Anurag brought the motifs of the stalks and sheaves of rice on the garments as embellishments at strategic points.

Hand and machine embroidery were used together to create minimalistic embroideries. There was a marked ‘mix and match’ quality around the collection that allowed the buyers to experiment with different combos.

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