Jolly Ride @ LFW’15 (Day 4)


Fourth day at LFW’15 witnessed numerous designers showcasing their collections one by one.  The day started with “Blurred Lines”, by Vasundhara Mantri . She brought in jewellery with a dramatic blend. Armaan Aiman’s followed Vasundhara with his collection “Eclipse”, where the he used inspiration as the focal point for the embellishments.

1.Armaan Aiman at LFW WF 2015 (2) 2.Bollywood Actress Evelyn Sharma  for Vasundhara at LFW WF 2015

Stephany Dsouza’s show showcased her collection with elegance and comfort depicting the relaxed life of her home state Goa.

Stephany Dsouza at LFW WF 2015 (6)

Next show for the day was by URVASHI JONEJA; she called her collection “polaris” where the dispersion of light into different rainbow colours through a prism created a beautiful effect. She presented a colourful line on the ramp.

The segment which followed was presented by designers like Ujjawal Dubey with his label ‘Antar Agni’, Prem Kumar with “Khem” and Amalraj Sengupta with his men’s wear collection. All of them were a treat to the eyes.

Treat for the day was given by designer Narender Kumar, who brought bridal wear collection named “The Monaco Diaries” on ramp. Right from the Mehndi ceremony to the Sangeet, Cocktails, Saat Pheras and finally the grand reception; there was a wide choice for Him and Her.

Designer Narendra Kumar at LFW WF 15 Model walks for Narendra Kumar at LFW WF 15

Next was a jolly ride by Vir Das with his collection the “Weirdass Prét-A-Funny”. His attempt on the stage stunned the audience as he displayed his humorous applicants. One of the best humourists in town, Vir Das was set to tickle some funny bones but this time with the help of the slogan Tees designed by him.

Shazahn Padamsee for Vir Das at LFW WF 15 Sophie Chowdry for Vir Das at LFW WF 15

In the series of showcasing, Designer Dhruv Kapoor displayed on stage his collection “Anarchy”, where he took power dressing to another level. Then the fusion of reality and myth was well conceptualized by Sonal Verma in her collection “Conscious Chaos” for her label ‘Rara Avis’. End show of the segment was by Chandni Mohan an emerging face on the Indian fashion scenario,  showcased her collection “In Between Spaces” inspired from an image taken by Rogue Samus.

Am;Pm showcased a poetic collection called “siyah” that had a surreal impact on the audience.

Arjun Saluja presented an emotionally charged collection called “Abandoned” that kept the audience engrossed. At the same time, Nachiket Barve showcased “Chiaroscuro” the dark gothic dramatic collection. From sombre architecture to gryphons, raven feathers, medieval armor, graphic roses to swirling swallows, Nachiket added these as surface and techniques. Intricate thread embroidery, bead work, appliqués and cutwork featured to highlight the dark motifs.

Nachiket Barve at LFW WF 15 Nachiket Barve at LFW WF 2015 Rishta by Arjun Saluja at LFW WF 15

At dawn, Kallol Datta who is known for leaving the audience to think about his collection, showcased a daring men’s and women’s wear collection after three years, called “Impasse”. The collection solely comprised hues of bold green and pristine ivory, shaped into multiple separates. Indigenous fabrics like cottons, silks, crêpes and hints of chiffons had been used to create the fearless ensembles.

Kallol Datta at LFW WF 15

As the day was about to end, ace designer Namrata Joshipura teamed up with beauty brand Lakme to present a collection. The show opened with models positioned under four giant black iron rectangular frames that lined the stage. In the darkness of the hall, their superb swimwear with strategically placed lit bulbs came alive and created an almost magical atmosphere as they glided down the mirrored runway.

 Namrata Joshipura at LFW WF 2015 (2) Namrata Joshipura at LFW WF 2015 (3)

With sparkling ear accessories, the show moved into high fashion mode as batwing printed covers, dolman sleeve tops, asymmetric long sleeve printed wraps, drop waist dress and shimmering racer back tops appeared in quick succession on the ramp. Actress Shraddha Kappor walked down the ramp for the designer.

Namrata Joshipura at LFW WF 2015 (6) Namrata Joshipura at LFW WF 2015 (1)

As the day ended, audience saw a series of colours, emotions and fun on the ramp.


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