Fashion Meets Charity

US-based fashion designer Sanjana Jon’s show at the Kochi Fashion Week, 2013, was a splendid effort to get fashion and charity under one roof. Her star powered show with over fifteen celebrity showstoppers including actor and super model Parvathy Omanakuttan and singer Vijay Yesudas, had come to extend their support to fight female feticide. Sanjana [...] Nov 28, 2013

Friday Dressing On All Days Now

So far dressing to office has been fun only on Fridays, but that is set to change. Aslam Khan, the designer who makes corporate dressing stylish, has brought in colour to all office wear.  Aslam plays with checks for the collection and breaks them with some colour. While the men’s collection is all colour, he [...] Nov 28, 2013

Sagar Tenali the Trend Setter

He loves setting trends be it on the ramp or off it. Nevanta spotted Sagar Tenali at the Kochi Fashion Week, 2013, in a hot pair of spectacles but to our surprise, it was bereft of a glass and Sagar as always pulled it off stylishly. Sagar wants to set a new colour trend this [...] Nov 27, 2013

Peter Pan Collars In or Not?

Women who don’t hassle too much over dressing up yet always turn out to be trendy are the muse for designer Ishita Singh’s latest collection. The designer plays with colour and easy silhouettes for her collection that is meant for the holidays. Maroons, blues, yellows, greens and reds rule the colour scheme for her skirts, [...] Nov 27, 2013

When Style Meets Comfort

Designer Shweta Kapur’s collection speaks of comfort and style and she plays with the same attributes for her latest showcase at the WLIFW SS, 2014. Taking inspiration from Chinese characters and Hanzi, Shweta has come up with a line of urban wear that is fun, sporty and casual. Playing with a bright colour palette, the [...] Nov 26, 2013

Kochi Becoming Trendier

Taking fashion to smaller cities is a challenge and doing this over and over again is designer Jules Idi Amin. Jules is calm and composed before her show at Kochi; the calmness is similar to the calm before the storm, the storm here refers to a fantastic show on the ramp. The designer is also [...] Nov 26, 2013

Candy Up Your Wardrobe

Jattinn Kochhar’s latest collection is going to make everyone’s mouth water, wondering how? This bright resort wear collection at the Kochi Fashion Week, 2013, inspired from refreshing ice candies would want one crave for it and say ‘I want a candy right here right now’! This fun collection titled ‘right here right now’ suggests that [...] Nov 25, 2013

Break the Chaos

If fashion has become too complicated, hectic and chaotic for you, don’t you think it’s the time to break out of it? Worried how? This is where designer Mrinalini steps in. Working with simple cuts, chic designs and clean silhouettes the designer makes fashion look effortless. ‘Desaturate’ plays with a mix of tan and white [...] Nov 25, 2013

Revisit Your Childhood Through Fashion

Revisit your cherished childhood memories through designer Paromita Banerjee’s collection ‘safed rang’. Paromita’s design showcase, divided into three colour segments, creatively depicts colourful childhood memories; the smell of crisp white sheets, scribbling on blank papers and other memoirs are beautifully narrated. The classic collection begins with a white and gold colour story followed by black [...] Nov 24, 2013

The Road Traveled

The ramp got a road makeover for designer Namrata Joshipura’s show at the WLIFW. The electric poles, road all are reminiscent of a fun road trip. ‘Wanderer’ plays with an array of silhouettes ranging from sheer dresses, crop tops, pencil skirts, swimwear and more. Namrata plays with a unique weave technique to craft her dresses. [...] Nov 24, 2013

Whats Jattinn Kochhars Message to Kochi?

He has no formal training in fashion; the art of designing comes naturally to him. Designer Jattinn Kochhar’s clothing line is popular for its clean cuts, stylish designs and comfort. Shruthi in a chat with Jattinn before his show at Kochi Fashion Week, 2013, finds out what the designer has in store for his audience. [...] Nov 23, 2013

Nida Mahmoods Tribute to Cinema

Bollywood is larger than life, and Nida Mahmood’s tribute to it stood up to its grandeur. The angry young man, crime master gogo and basanti came alive, in digital prints and mirror imaging, on fabric. The collection an ode to the 100 years of cinema worked with a myriad colour palette of greys, greens, pinks, [...] Nov 23, 2013

A PeekABoo with Jamdani

Designer Rahul Mishra, whose forte is to infuse ancient Indian heritage with modern design techniques, takes to a traditional Bengali fabric to create the same magic. The simplicity and elegance of jamdani, inspired Rahul’s latest spring summer collection at the WLIFW, 2014. Modish kaftans, unconventional sarees, zipped jackets, printed capes, high slit gowns, and stylish [...] Nov 22, 2013

Go Denim this Spring Summer

Designer duo Niket and Jainee play with denim as their base fabric for their spring summer collection. The duo broke the myth of denim only being used for your jeans and dresses; they incorporated the fabric into their sarees, tunics, tops and gowns. And the colour palette swings between blue and white. Actress Urvashi Routela [...] Nov 22, 2013

Go Magical with Aurora

Fashion designer Vedangi Agarwal’s latest spring summer collection depicts the magical shades of the morning dawn. The collection titled Aurora plays with subtle pastel shades and strokes of gold shimmer brings the same freshness and beauty as the early sunrise. The glamourous floral gowns and draped dresses with a touch of gold embroidery and texture, [...] Nov 21, 2013