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Textiles, in new forms and old, ruled autarchic on a third day of a Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW), Autumn-Winter 2018. The pattern choice of a day enclosed a brew bag of bamboo wobble ikat, pristine silks and a new synthetic fabric, called liva.
Industry veterans Sonam Dubal and Madhu Jain looked towards to a Northeastern partial of a nation for their particular lines. Dubal used a lot of velvet and counterpart work for his line, that featured kimono jackets, wraps and prolonged dresses. The capes invoked a character used by a Tibetan monks, with prolonged lax sleeves. Rich maroons, blacks and chocolate brownish-red dominated Dubal’s line, while beadwork, retard copy and woven textiles were used for embellishments.
Textile revivalist Madhu Jain presented her collection ‘M’ that looked towards Manipur. The uncover even kicked off with a Pung Cholam presentation, local to a state. She used her signature bamboo silk ikat wobble and joined it with a lot of Thai influences, generally a weft character of Mudmee wobble from Thailand. The collection had prolonged kurtas, capes, saris and duppattas with perplexing patterns in comfortable colours of indigo, maroon, mustard, and black.
Mumbai-based engineer Aartivijay Gupta used a lot of silk to benefaction a Gond paintings of Madhya Pradesh on her clothes. The genealogical motifs, with lengthened eyes, trees and animal prints were used to supplement play to a collection that was disposition on a anti-fit side of design. Free-flowing capes, lax pants and shirts in pastel blues, black, and hints of timberland immature seem ideal for an autumn look. Ilk, by designers Vinita Adhikari and Shikha Grover Goel used a lot of textured string to supplement layers and complexity to their collection, called #offline. Saris were interconnected with blouses that had churidaar sleeves, dresses, jackets with asymmetrical hemlines were a takeaways from a collection. Old propagandize tassels were used utterly liberally to overstate their line, that had garments in shades of teal, resigned violet and comfortable marigold.
The new fabric of style
Liva, a new fabric, and a branchild of a Aditya Birla Group, is done from healthy cellulose fibres constructed from timber pulp. The multifaceted fabric was interpreted and given a new turn by a brew of maestro and arriving designers. Anju Modi, who is famous for her Indian wear, used a fabric for kurtas, prolonged jackets, dresses, dhoti pants and draped duppattas.
Warm hues of red, sugar mustard and teal dominated a line. Gaurav Jai Gupta used a fabric in all a textured glory, with mosaic tiles being a signature print. Long coats, hang brief jackets, lax pants in navy blue, line-up grey and black make for an irritable look. Schulen Fernandes for Wendell Rodricks presented an all-white line, called The White Carpet Collection, in a form of propitious physique criminal dresses, backless and off-shoulder numbers. There was a lot of use of perfect fabric to give a collection an roughly fragile look. Minimalistic beading and elaboration in white was used to give a antique feel to a line.