Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / 'Joie' and 'Cyber' fashion on Lakme catwalk
'Joie' and 'Cyber' fashion on Lakme catwalk
22
Sep '09
Inspired by her travels and the beautiful crafts of India, Anupama Dayal once again presented one of the most feminine and interesting collections for Spring/Summer 2010 at Lakme Fashion Week.

Playing creatively with the colours of India, Anupama had a line of pretty dresses which she fused with western silhouettes to present a delightful collection called “Joie” (Joy in French). Colours blossomed on the ramp with blue, electric, cobalt, lavender, violet, nude, light green, burnt toffee, scarlet, crimson and fluoro pink for gently swaying and softly clinking chanderis, voiles, chikankari, tissues and satins for day and cocktail dresses, some elegant gowns, tunics, skirts, cropped pants and just one sari. Embellishments were sparingly used with sequins, chunky wooden beads, mirrors, metallic flowers and ribbons, cut dana work and graphic prints, which all added to the look of the collection.

The blue satin fairaisle printed dress with a single pouch pocket and chiffon tie back, the amethyst poncho style dress with appliquéd tie belt, the violet fully sequined strappy dress with large side pockets, sequined draped pants, hot pink satin dress with printed columns of camellia and asymmetric sides were some of the scene stealers. When it comes to blending the ethnic sensibilities of India and the silhouettes of the west; Anupama Dayal is quite an expert season after season.

From strong fashion touches that reflected the 21st century woman to the glamorous sexy diva look; Swapnil Shinde's collection was a mix of the tough with the delicate, for clothes that had colourful touches but were with very strong lines.

“Fantasy” was a strong inspiration for Swapnil as he visualized his creations for damsels in distress being rescued from towers. Bringing in a mix of casual and formal wear in an extensive colour range that started with pure white and stark black and then moved to grape purple, dahlia, light cerulean blue, aqua, pink, spruce, umber, true blue and marine for organza, satin, chiffon and Lycra, which were often crushed, draped and textured for attention, the designer stuck to a figure hugging silhouette. While the look slanted towards the western genre; it was those occasional Indian touches that made the creations outstanding. The little black dress got a new millennium look, when Swapnil made a short balloon version with white stone and sequin work; while the classic blazer and the pea coat almost resembled a dress.

The zipper was once again used extensively as a detailing and appeared prominently on different parts of the garments. From cute cocktail dresses to rompers and minis, to long sultry fluid swirling gowns; the collection was fit for evenings when the need to attract attention is very important Urvashi Sharma, the Bollywood Star in a glamorous gold gown, was a fitting show stopper for Swapnil's Shinde collection that was young, slightly unconventional but made a firm fashion statement.

Lakme Fashion Week


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Aditya Birla

Textiles | On 20th Jun 2018

'Growth of VSF yarn industry is difficult'

Growth for the viscose filament yarn (VSF) yarn industry is...

Comfort USP of Sensitive Fabrics range of Eurojersey Spa

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Jun 2018

Comfort USP of Sensitive Fabrics range of Eurojersey Spa

Italian company Eurojersey Spa will present in 2019 new embossing...

Courtesy: Coolvision

Textiles | On 20th Jun 2018

FiberVisions to show new range of CoolVisions fibre at OR

FiberVisions, an Indorama Ventures company, is set to present a new...

Interviews View All

Claudia Kersten
Global Organic Textile Standard

‘GOTS is a very efficient supply chain management tool, especially for...

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search