16th Edition of Wear.Style Bangalore Fashion Week witnessed a sensational line up of trendy designs and transformation of conventional fabrics. Starting off Day 2 of fashion week was the young designer Mehar Naziruddin who took inspiration from the Lotus flower for her entire ethnic line. The collection themed Kumudini – for woman like Lotus glorified everyday fashion of sarees, palazzo, tunics with a contemporary twist.
Kumudini by Mehar Naziruddin
Dancing her way into her collection titled songs of Yakshas was the talented designer Parinitha who paid ode to the theatre dance form Yakshagana. Matching up to the creative expression of extravagance, drama and rhythmic movement associated with the craft, Parinitha’s collection was filled with striking colours, contours, robustness in checks, heavy layering and voluminous silhouettes. Each ensemble brought a sense of theatre to the fore.
Songs of Yakshas by Parinitha
Giving party wear an artistic touch was Arthi Ramalingam’s collection on Day 2 of the fashion week. A mélange of modern art and conventional designs was the designer’s pick of the season for the collection titled the faded hues. From long dresses, gowns, crop top to skirts and short gowns the collection put detailed embroidery and craftsmanship in colours of faded red, peach and grey, on display.
Faded Hues by Arthi Ramalingam
Talented designer duo Sunidhi & Vinita on Day 2 of the event redefined denim wear by representing the fabric across sarees, gowns, skirts thereby breathing versatility and style into the ensemble titled Replay Denim.
Replay Denim by Sunidhi & Vinita
When the grandeur of Mughal era was the theme of Dimple Mehta’s collection opulent shades of mystic India a beam of glamour and craftsmanship took centre stage almost naturally. Her collection saw a composition of rich fabrics like jacquard, silk and satin with intricate hand embroidery of Resham and Zardozi work. Leveraging on the artisanal craftsmanship of Indian handlooms the colour schemes saw a bouquet of colours, perfect for every festive occasion. The collection is designed to represent the masterpieces of Mughal architecture and designs and emulate its essence of being timeless.
Dimple Mehta by Opulent shades of mystic India
Finale of Day 2 of Bangalore Fashion Week saw celebrated award-winning fashion and textile designer, Ganesh Nallari setting a very high benchmark with his collection Amma’s Wedding Sari. A retro-futuristic Indian collection inspired from “Wear-your-mom’s-style”saw transformation of the timeless drapes, animal and jewellery motifs in traditional embroideries, superimposing styles that unit genres connecting retro silk poetry with net and chiffon modernity. The strong essence of the theme transmitted the modern Zen, a mystical identity of life to the ongoing journey where classic meets contemporary. Bright and vivid colours conveying a sense of earthiness impressed everybody in the audience. Amma’s
Amma’s wedding sari by Ganesh Nallari
The four-day event, between 2 – 5 February, 2017 is held at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel, Brigade Gateway from 2 pm onwards.