Category Archives: India Fashion Week

Wedding ASIA 2007

Wedding Asia 2007As the wedding season begins Excelsior Wedding Asia 2007 kicks off in Indian capital New Delhi. Designers from across India are participating in the second edition of Wedding Asia 2007. These designers will showcase their exclusive range of bridal trousseau, bridal jewellery, shoes, handbags and everything else which is required for the wedding including home decors. Thousands of people are thronging Hotel Park Plaza, the venue of the three day event, which started on December 14. Apart from some established designers some new designers also got the chance to take part in the event. Apart from the usual red, maroon, pink and cream lot of designs in pastels and olive green have also been showcased this season in the event. Rich fabric like silk and satin in addition to net and chiffon has been used in most of the designs. The traditional Indian evergreen zari, gold and silver thread work was used by most of the designers in their designs. In case of jewellery apart from gold jewellery in tradition and modern designs, diamond jewellery was also attracting the attention of the visitors. But what was lauded most by the people is the precious stones and gems jewellery which is getting popular not only in India but also across the world these days. Apart from jewellery and apparel designers also showcased their shoes and handbags in the event. However, most of the bags and shoes have been designed only for the brides or for the occasions like wedding as they all are glittery and shiny which can not be used daily. The event will end on December 16 th

Allen Solly- Lakme India Fashion Week

Allen Solly Lakme India Fashion weekAllen Solly has been associated with Lakme India Fashion week for last three seasons now. Allen Solly, which is also one of the leading western brands in India, showcased its Spring-Summer 2008 line on the last day of India’s prominent Lakme Fashion week recently. Allen Solly has been leading the modern India’s men and women fashion from the front and the same was visible in its show in the Lakme Fashion Week. Allen Solly once again proved in the show that why it is one of the famous brands among the generation Y in the country.

The collection was designed keeping in mind the modern women and her attires in different moods. The collection comprises of smart attires in the shades of gray, black and pastel colours. Some say that Allen Solly’s collection was one of the most wearable collections in the entire fashion week. In fact in just three seasons Allen Solly has become one of the most integral parts of Lakme Fashion week. Critiques and fashion enthusiasts wait for the Allen Solly collection. But Allen Solly has first revolutionized men’s fashion in India after that it moved to the women’s section. A large section of men’s fashion industry in India has been occupied by Allen Solly. In fact it has also won the IFA images 2001 best brand award in the readymade menswear section. If you are looking for that perfect winter outfit then for your information Allen Solly spring-summer 2007 collection is available in Allen Solly stores across India.

Wills LifeStyle Winter Collection

Wills Lifestyle winter collectionWills Lifestyle has recently launched its 2007-2008 fall winter collection in India. The new collection has been appreciated by the fashion enthusiasts. The new winter collection is filled with the shades of fuchsia, lavender, soft green and blue. Following the trends across the world the wills lifestyle has launched velvet jackets in black, kangaroo, caviar and Turkish coffee colours for men. However, wills lifestyle decided to be little innovative this time as some of the designs in its velveteen collection is made of stripe velvet.

The winter collection of Wills Lifestyle also includes knits, cargos, shorts, tees, skirts and capris. One of the most eye catching products in the winter collection is the modern Regatta Plush Jacket which comes in attractive and very smart Prairie Sand colour. Lot of velvet has also been used in the winter collection for women. Wills Lifetsyle has launched smart and classic chocolate brown and black colour velveteen jacket for women. Also for women Wills lifestyle has launched the most attractive raven flocked jackets in stylish Black and Agnes colours for the first time. Wills Lifestyle has also launched attractive corduroy jackets for both men and women. The designers have also used lot of Dobbies, Jacquards, monochrome, Satins, Luxurious Italian cotton and poly wool lycra in the 2007 fall

. And if it’s a winter collection you cannot exclude knitwear from it so obviously Wills lifestyle has also launched lot of classy knitwear in its winter collection. The new collection available in Will Lifestyle stores everywhere.

Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week

Wills Lifestyle India Fashion WeekAnother year, another month, another day. But not just another fashion. Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week witnessed another fashionable collection. The stage was right, the fall was right and the people were right. Fashion is here to change and well in style. Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week saw changing of fashion not only in terms of trends but also in terms of the faces that create fashion. It has over the years become a platform that portrays work of new talent in the fashion industry. This years Wills Lifestyle Fashion week was no different. It showcased the works of who’s who and also of the fresh talent ready to make their mark in this huge industry. Coming back to the core of what made this show- fashion. This Fashion Week has once again brought ‘prints’ back in fashion. And that too in a huge way. The designers are of the view that prints always work well and better when in Indian context. The most dominant color of this fashion week was- yellow, which also happens to be the color of other Fashion weeks around the world. One other trend this Fashion week plans to bring back is the big and bold style of accessories. Be it handbags or the jewellery you adorn. Shoes are back in a big way too, but not in terms of size. Wedge heels have found their way back. Fashion is ready to welcome the spring; the only thing it is now waiting for is the next season change.

[ Kangana Ranaut walking the ramp for designers Prriya & Chintans.
Photograph by Pradeep Mandhani