Channelling a gothic-esque mood, each avatar exhibited a unique style
The winners of the Grazia Young Fashion Awards walked the ramp on the opening day of Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015.
In what was a new category for this year’s fashion extravaganza, the new talents showcased a multitude of innovative fashion ideas.
Presenting the ‘Love Story’ collection was Rixi Bhatia and Jayesh Sachdev.
Using enchanting visual arts as their muse, the designs were soft in shades, and elegant with silk, crepe, and georgette fabrics.
Winner of the Surface Texture Category, Ragini Ahuja unveiled her collection, titled ‘The Hairy Tale’.
Channelling a gothic-esque mood, each avatar exhibited a unique style, using silk, leather, and suede to create a multitude of looks.
Chondamma Cariappa focused upon a selection of khadi shoes, which comprised of 100 percent genuine leather on the body, with meticulous hand-woven khadi fabrics on the base.
Pallavi Dhyani’s label, ‘Three’, showcased a selection of clearly constructed ensembles. The linear compositions created strong looks, as did the layered grid patterns and muted colours.
Malvika Vaswani flaunted the ‘Andalus’ collection, which was inspired by Moorish architecture, and categorised into Cordoba, Granada, and Seville.
Their metal plated rose gold jewellery pieces were a real statement piece of the evening.
The ‘Phool Mandi’ collection by Sahil Kochhar took influences from flower markets. From the bold colours, to the cuts, their inspiration resonated throughout.
Tina and Nikita Sutradhar presented eight ensembles under the title ‘The Birthday Party’, which exhibited an array of metallic coats and glittered tops.
With jewellery designed by Laura Wass, the collection was a definite hit.
Ujjwal Dubey paraded black designs, which comprised of dramatic silhouettes and bold cuts.
Sayon Chatterjee won the New Category Eyewear, and exhibited funky handcrafted walnut wood frames during the evenings celebrations.
Lastly, Karuna Laungani and Gauri Verma channelled a 70s inspired look. From A-line miniskirts, to cut-out tops and clutch bags, each avatar was vibrant in colour and unique in style.
The 10 winners each exhibited a multitude of inventive ideas in the fashion world. And more is set to come over the coming days, as Lakmé Fashion Week runs up to August 30, 2015.