Wednesday, September 28, 2016

India Runway Week Season 7

New Delhi, 28  Sept, 2016( ):  The much awaited fashion extravaganza India Runway Week in association with Big Boy Toyz, Season 7 Winter/Festive Edition commenced at Thyagraj Stadium. The show opened with the designs of International Designer Bibi Russell  under the name of “Rajasthali”. The day one of the India Runway Week was high on creativity, where experienced designers ruled the ramp, the newbies were also not far behind. Daniel Syiem from North East also shared the ramp with Bibi Russell in the opening show. His label Breathe Easy is an attempt to make clothes feel like second skin to your body. Blending pure cotton and raw silk with tribal weaves from North East India, the collection comprises of looks that cater to men and women who just want to break free....and breathe easy.

ShreeyaSomaiya, introduces her debut collection inspired by the classic Shakespearean ballet “A Midsummer Night Dream.”  Her designs translate the enchanting world of magic and love charms that the play represents. The collection focuses on encapsulating the spirit of feminine power with a touch of elegance that the female characters of the play demonstrate.On the other hand beautiful actress Soha Ali Khan was spotted for designer from Hyderabad ShwetaSharda, who presented the glory of womanhood through her designs on the ramp. Shweta wanted to depict the brave step took by women in redesigning her own map to explore the World.  “Her Collection is about women like me who love to travel around the world” says Soha Ali Khan.Deepika Reddy from Ishithaa Design House launched her debut Winter / Festive collection ‘Vadhuvu’ at India Runway Week. The collection ‘Vadhuvu’ meaning bride in Telugu; echoed what every South Indian Bride desires to be on her big day. The Hues and textures of the lehengas, gowns and the Kanchipuram silk sarees are what every girl would lust after.Reframing The Regal by Designer by Isha Gupta Tayal is an amalgamation of British Empire and royal India. It comes up with a desire to see Indian women breaking out of their pearl cages and enter into royal steampunk adventures.  The collection is all about “Imaginative  Dressing” , invention, adventure and worldliness. While speaking about her collection Varija says, “We see virtual heroes on the silver screen who are good, fight all evils and are perfect in every possible way. We aspire to be like them in our real lives. Then we see Super Heroes, who fight battles in real lives to protect others.
Actor MugdhaGodse walked the ramp for Satomi ByRakam. They showcased the collection under the name ‘Myrah’ goes back to the ancient times of 17 th century. It elucidates an aristocratic lady who is extraordinary and admirable. It symbolizes women of exquisite charm, with motifs inspired by age old art with a modern twist to create history.AdityaKhandelwl showcases some of the most intricate and extravagant pieces in a fusion style statement marrying the silhouettes from the British Raj to India’s own traditional Mughal embroidery and richness.

Day 1 comes to an end with the show of Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh, actor MandanaKarimi sizzled the ramp as a showstopper for them . Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh presented their beautiful collection ‘Dhaage’ at the India Runaway Week. The mesmerizing collection, aptly named ‘Dhaage’, is the beautiful journey of threads into a Masterpiece. The entire collection is handmade in threads with a little bit of zardosi and dapka work to add some glitter.The second day of  India Runway week Season 7 in association with Big Boy Toyz  started  with college students doing the  ramp walk in  the designs of the students from Appejay Design Institute.  Apeejay Design Institute is the Knowledge partner of India Runway Week Season 7.The second show of the day started with “Euphoria” by DishaDoshi Gandhi. Captivating Ikat patterns have been used, whose colors reflect local heritage and are bright and contrasting, as per the theme of the collection. Geometry plays a considerate part within the whole collection.Since winter/festive collection, we have used jackets, overcoats and scarves to complete our looks. VIDA DE FRIDA by Designer Payal&Zinal is based on the theme- age of UNGENDER, where its the person that matters and not their Gender. It is because, today, people have a balanced identity that includes   the virtues of both the Genders. And both the male and female personalities are coming to accept the “Other Side".  Kantha  byStuti Shan is an primordial craft, made by the women of Rural West Bengal. Bolpur-Shantiniketan is essentially famous for its ethnic and creative Kantha embroidery all over India. Every stitch of this embroidery is hand sewn. It takes nearly 3 to 4 months to complete 1saree.

Rachat by Shruti and Rohan ‘s  collection revolves around the personal emotions of an army girl. How at first she is very determined about her duties and responsibilities as a Jawan. She goes through a rigorous training process for which she was not mentally ready at the time, but she does it anyway. She starts missing her family, friends and basically her whole life before joining the Armed Forces.THE FLUTE ENCHANTER by Manika Surekhais the inspiration of the collection comes from the magnificent life of lord Krishna. Use of hand painted motifs with a fusion of fabrics forms the center of my collection. While keeping my inspiration as my focus in all my creations, the garments are very fresh and modern. The exaggerated flow in the garments is perfect for all body types.

'' THE INDIAN DISNEY STORY'', by designer MithiKalra, speaks for itself. Dresses, gowns suited for a Princess , based on the traditional art of Madhubani, hand embroidered on pure silks and organza . The collection wonderfully and imaginatively combines the grace of a bygone era, with the modern day fashion.PERSIAN STORY by designer RavneetToor is inspired from the tales of Persia. Indian bridal wear inspired by the  beauty of the majestic empire will be seen on the ramp. Flowy silhouettes and intricate handwork with the mix of royal colors.