The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) arranged the country’s first-ever virtual fashion week between 18-23 September as a new normal in the pandemic situation. Several renowned designers came up with their exquisite collections in this event. The fashion designs were portrayed in the form of fashion films and optimum efforts were taken by the designers to give as much detail as possible.
This year’s India Couture week was way different than previous ones. There are some amazing breakthrough pieces, designers have gone beyond the barrier and have come up with a unique take on fashion. Fashion has been reinvented.
Here are the 5 most attractive and scintillating fashion designs:
Anju Modi- Sindoori
The fashion artists expert, Anju Modi, presented a versatile and contemporary collection, titled Sindoori in India Couture Week 2020. The designer recreated her classical work with a contemporary sight. The film discovered the journey of a young girl until she becomes a bride. In that displayed the wide range of lehengas, saris, and Indo-western that were flimsy and embellished with intricate embroidery. She made use of mashru silk, Banarasi brocades, and Tanchoi silks with techniques like zardozi and mukaish.
JJ Valaya- Bursa
The ace fashion designer came back to India Couture Week 2020 with renovating verve and zeal. He displayed his obsession with the Ottoman Empire in his collection, Bursa. Influenced by the Turkish city and its culture, Valaya created saris, lehengas, and sherwanis. He revolved back to some of his finest styles, such as chevron motifs as well as the traditional technique of zardozi on silk and velvet. The collection induced a vivacious touch with its lavish, vibrant colors in both womenswear and menswear.
Rahul Mishra- The Lotus Pond
The veteran style designer’s collection title in the India Couture Week 2020 is the Lotus Pond. He had earlier assessed with the medium during the Paris Couture Week in July, this year. His latest trend has been motivated by “environment, employment, and empowerment” — a morality that Mishra has always talked about. The collection was shot at the restored Tijana Fort in Rajasthan and features saris, lehengas, gowns, kurtas, bound jackets, and sherwanis. The motifs were inspired by nature and featured aquatic flora and fauna in Mishra’s crafted decorative embroidery work.
Gaurav Gupta- Name Is Love
The stellar designer Gaurav Gupta’s collection is Name Is Love. It represented a joy of diversity, with models from across gender and body types, donning gowns, dresses, lehengas, sari-gowns, suits, and jackets labeled with his signature. The color palette was inspired by jewel tones such as ruby reds and emerald greens to the more tints of black, white, and beige. Sharp tailoring, Gupta’s master architectural fashion, was significantly visible on the screen.
Falguni and Shane Peacock- Spectacle Privé
Falguni Shane Peacock’s fashion film titled Spectacle Privé displayed at India Couture Week 2020 virtual event. The show was stolen by show stopper Shraddha Kapoor flaunting in a raw silk lehenga decorated with crystals, glass beads, and sequins. According to Falguni, “The collection is inspired by the rich heritage, culture, architectural marvels, and the abundant flora fauna of Jaipur – ‘The Pink City’.”