WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 5 : Nida Mahmood, Rehane and Manish Arora

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 5 : Nida Mahmood, Rehane and Manish Arora

The final day of Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week, Day 5 ended with collections from Nida Mahmood, Rehane and Manish Arora. Manish Arora had shown the same collection at Paris Fashion Week earlier in the month, but it was great to see the collection in India as well. Nida Mahmood An eccentric collection from Nida Mahmood featured symmteric prints, velvet trousers, two tone shirts and leather with studs! All separates in this collection are so beautiful and very wearable individually, at the very least. I love the yellow and blue handkerchief dress. The…Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 5 : Chandrani Siingh Fllora, Vaishali S and Charu Parashar

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 5 : Chandrani Siingh Fllora, Vaishali S and Charu Parashar

The final day, Day 5 at Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week commenced with collections from Chandrani Siingh Fllora, Vaishali S and Charu Parashar. Chandrani Siingh Fllora When the show opened you'd have thought it was yet another collection with ethnic prints in modern silhouettes but I was really surprised. The lovely yellow and blue hues made a great combination for the Zodiac signs themed collection. You can see the inscriptions and symbols in the patterns. I like the sheer layering done in the skirts and although the silhouettes are quite simple, it really…Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Aneeth Arora, Ranna Gill and Payal Pratap

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Aneeth Arora, Ranna Gill and Payal Pratap

The final collections from Day 4 at Will's Lifestyle Fashion Week were by Aneeth Arora, Ranna Gill and Payal Pratap. Each collection had a distinct style and I have a feeling that Day 5 would be even better! Aneeth Arora Inspired by the circus, Aneeth Arora used the reference perhaps too literally but the combination of layering and the ease in the outfits is very alluring. Gingham and plaid prints played a bit part here. How cute are those bow ties? As separates I'm sure each of these pieces are very wearable.  …Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Rahul Mishra, Sonam Dubal and Paras and Shalini

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Rahul Mishra, Sonam Dubal and Paras and Shalini

Day 4 of Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week continued with collections from Rahul Mishra, Sonam Dubal and Paras and Shalini (also known as Giesha Designs) Rahul Mishra Rahul Mishra's collection combined lace, silk in beautiful feminine way. I love the red and green kaftan like dress as well the ones with the sharp peplums. The sheer shirt and the detailed outfits looked very rich.   Sonam Dubal Sonam Dubcal's collection was one that you would really wear if it was cold. Layering and comfortable warm clothing made this reasonably wearable. The green wrap…Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Pia Pauro, Shivan & Narresh and Dev r Nil

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Pia Pauro, Shivan & Narresh and Dev r Nil

The awesomeness at Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week continued on day 4 with collections by Pia Pauro, Shivan & Narresh and Dev r Nil. Pia Pauro Inspired by the Rajasthani aesthetic and style, Pia Pauro's collection had the masculine and feminine sides to the outfits. The pale pink anarkali with the short white vest is gorgeous! I love all the looks.   Shivan & Narresh Fall colours can be pushed aside for the neon print! The silhouettes are very modern as well. I love the white dress with the print down the front.…Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Rina Dhaka, Sanchita and Anand Bhushan

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 4 : Rina Dhaka, Sanchita and Anand Bhushan

Day 4 at Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week kicked off with collections from Rina Dhaka, Sanchita and Anand Bhushan. Read my reviews for each collection below! Rina Dhaka Rina Dhaka's collection seemed inspired by international trends with lace, heavy embroidery and a gothic touch all playing it's part. I love the taupe satin coat with the ruffled edges. The beige and cream striped shawl also looks very elegant. The orange and red gown with the sheer pleated skirt is by far my favourite from this collection.   Sanchita Sanchita's collection shows her prowess…Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 3 :  Abraham & Thakore, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Manish Malhotra

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 3 : Abraham & Thakore, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Manish Malhotra

The final collections on Day 3 of Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week were from Abraham & Thakore, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Manish Malhotra. Abraham & Thakore The much awaited Abraham & Thakore collection had a engaging palette with reds, fuschia's and more earthy colours. The saree's looked simplistic but grand. The cross weaved design gave a nice texture and sheen to the pieces. But the silhouettes look very contemporary.   Rajesh Pratap Singh This collection had the ethnic hipster look. Bold prints and embroidery with layering and interesting motifs. The collection will be…Read more

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 3 : Joy Mitra, Preeti S Kapoor and Sulakshana

Day 3 of Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week saw amazing and glamorous collections from Joy Mitra, Preeti S Kapoor and Sulakshana.Joy MitraJoy Mitra's collection was dedicated to Indian cinema. Chronicling the various styles in each decade, the collection had a good representation of aesthetics of cinema in the old days. The truw filmy buff would love wearing the red skirt with pictures of DDLJ, Madhuri Dixit. Gauhar Khan also made an appearance in a navy, orange and fuchsia lehenga that was breathtaking. Preeti S KapoorPreeti S Kappor's collection was a grand pool of colours.…Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 3 : Rajdeep Ranawat and Sonia Jetleey

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 3 : Rajdeep Ranawat and Sonia Jetleey

Day 3 at Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week kicked off with collections from Rajdeep Ranawat and Sonia Jetleey. Rajdeep Ranawat Rajdeep Ranawant's style is very funky indeed with a mix of patterns and colours, different textures working together and all with feminine silhouettes.   Sonia Jetleey Sonia Jetleey's collection seemed a very comtemporary fusion to me. The western styling with an Indian sensibility when it comes to colours and patterns. But something has to be said about the peacock saree, it's gorgeous but needs immense effort to make it look arty and not…Read more
WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 2 : Tarun Tahiliani, Alpana & Neeraj, Shantanu & Nikhil, Anju Modi

WIFW Fall 2013 RTW : Day 2 : Tarun Tahiliani, Alpana & Neeraj, Shantanu & Nikhil, Anju Modi

Day 2 at Will's Lifestyle India Fashion Week came to a grand end with strong collections from Tarun Tahiliani, Shantanu & Nikhil and Anju Modi. Breaking the trio fashion post code, I'll be reviewing Alpana & Neeraj's collection here as well!   Tarun Tahiliani The highly anticipated Tarun Tahiliani's show didn't fail to deliver! The clothes had his unique spin on ethnic wear in a intense warm palette. More than the detailed patterns, the silhouettes are what struck a cord the most. The saree draped sideways, the high-low kurta, a pallu draped to…Read more
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