Glam, Glitzy, Glorious – Lakmé Fashion Week Summer Resort 2017 rocked like never before!

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Sumita Chakraborty picks some scintillating fashion trends seen at the event.

February paved the way for the most fashionable event of the year – The Lakmé Fashion Week Summer Resort 2017. And indeed, it was a starry event – especially when the gorgeous stars from Tinsel Town melded with the fashion who’s who of the style circuit, to witness the biggest fashion event of 2017 unfold.

Day 1

…Saw some amazing style trends that included summer hues, innovative fashion to metallic inspirations:

EKA AT LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia

Eka by Rina Singh brought in a waft of the summer breeze with her pretty pastel hues. Her collection was feminine and chic with lace inlays and delicate cross-stitch.

– Lakmé Salon and AM.IT by Amit Aggarwal’s ‘Seamless’ reused waste materials. An added dramatic element was metallic tones. Hues that stood out in his collection were deep, distressed and passionate – from dark wine, teal and brown, olive green, rural khadi, mustard yellow and deep blue.

Day 2

…Had incredible crafts and themes.

Actress Priety Zinta walks for the designer Sanjukta Dutta at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Borrowing motifs from Assam, designer Sanjukta Dutta showed off her crafted collection called ‘Mekhela Chador’. Dimpled beauty PreityZinta was the showstopper – she looked resplendent in a ‘Sanjukta’ black and red saree with gold motifs.

  • Lakmé Fashion Week collaborated with an NGO Kranti and designer Mandeep Nagi of Shades of India to present an incredible collection. The girls who have been rescued from the Red Light Area stood empowered in Mandeep’s ‘Bagh’ ensembles.

PERO at Ajio com s The Sustainble Man show at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • The theme was reuse, and’s ‘Sustainable Indigo Man’ had Aneeth Arora’s “The Forbidden Garden’, David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore’s ‘Dandy March’ and Rajesh Pratap Singh’s recycled line. Quite a huge statement it made!

Day 3

…Was a medley of colour and weaves.

  • Sohaya Misra had peppy pop pinup gal Anushka Manchanda sashay down the runway in her ‘Chola’ creation.

  • Farah Sanjana’s ‘Halcyon Days of Spring’ showed off a glorious pastel palette with golden blossoms. Stopping the show was the very lovely Kiara Advani.

Showstopper Swara Bhaskar for Amoh by Jade at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Amoh by Jade’ the luxury prét label by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali showcased classic weaves, beautiful colours and amazing craftsmanship. Reputed actress Swara Bhaskar sashayed in a dazzling silver midi with a cowl covered with a lace shift.

Showstopper Nimrat Kaur for SVA at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • The collection “Noor” by Sonam and Paras Modi for their label ‘SVA’ had ‘Airlift’ actress Nimrat Kaur looked ethereal in an ornate gold and red embroidered lehenga with a long trail.

  • Payal Singhal’s collection called ‘Lady M’ – deep, dark and mysterious – recreated the fringed work, beads on tunics and dresses. Diana Penty of ‘Cocktail’ fame made grey look extremely snazzy by flaunting a kaftan with an embroidered lehenga.

Actress Vaani Kapoor walks for Ritu Kumar at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Ritu Kumar, obviously, the most awaited designer unveiled the palette happy “Maharaja Pop” collection. ‘Befikre’ gal Vaani Kapoor strutted her stuff for ‘Ritu Kumar’ in a snazzy black biker jacket teamed with a maxi skirt and sheer net body suit.

Day 4

A kaleidoscopic blend of hues and embroidery worked it’s magic on Day 4.

Ekam for LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Armaan Randhawa’ Ekam’ unveiled the “Into the Wild” collection. Known for his bold gold creations, Armaan made a splash even in this collection.

Showstopper Urvashi Rautela for Rara Avis by Sonal Verma at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Sonal Verma’s label ‘Rara Avis’ had leather trending super high.The sexy Urvashi Rautela showed off her dark blue bralet and embroidered pants. Her bright red and white jacket too got thumbs up from the style pundits.

  • Nishka Lulla’s boho style was easy to the eye.

Showstopper Daisy Shah for AMIT GT at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Amit GT’s collection of glam chiffon dresses and gowns in tulle and delicate lace ruled. Daisy Shah looked resplendent as the showstopper.

Showstopper Aditi Rao Hydri for KOTWARA at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Designed by Sama Ali with Meera and Muzaffar Ali, the ‘Kotwara’ presentation was indeed an ethereal experience. The showstopper was the very lovely Aditi Rao Hydari who showed off the trio’s craftsmanship with splendour.

Day 5

Marked chic, stylish yet edgy style.

Anushree Reddy at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Anushree Reddy ‘An Indian Summer’ wedding trousseau line saw some amazingly crafted creations.

Showstopper Disha Patani for Jayanti Reddy at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  •  Jayanti Reddy’s chic formal wear creations had ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ actress Disha Patani showing off her stylish moves.

Showstopper Sophie Choudry for Abha Choudhary at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Deep, aqua blue oceans inspired Abha Choudhary in plenty. Her showstopper creation for Sophie Choudhary was, however, a bold gold dazzling gown with a plunging neckline and a trail.

  • Vidhi Wadhwani’s collection ‘La-Isla’ had International supermodel Ujjwala Raut show off her well-toned shoulders in an off-shoulder gown worn over shorts.

Showstopper Sushmita Sen for Vangapalli Sashi at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Sashi Vangapalli’s ‘Mugdha Art Studio’ had the former ‘Miss UniverseSushmita Sen look incredible in a regal purple gown.

Showstopper Tabu for Gaurang at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  •  The ‘Muslin’ collection by Gaurang Shah had ethereal beauty, and National Awardee Tabu looked splendid in a gold bordered Anarkali.

Actor Varun Dhawan walks for Designer Kunal Rawal at LFW SR 2017 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Men’s wear for Summer 2017 took centre stage at The Lamborghini presentation of Kunal Rawal’s ‘Race of Separates’. Making a dashing entry, Bollywood’s hottest hunk Varun Dhawan looked dapper in Kunal’s creation.

Adah Sharma walks for Galang Gabaan at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • Lipsa Hembram’s collection ‘Simplify’ had ethereal beauty Adah Sharma dash around looking pretty in pink.

  • A special mention should go to the ‘Healing Garments’ collection from ‘The House of Milk’ by designers Reshma Merchant and Priyanka Kaul Lakdawala. The ensembles were cool, soothing and chilled out.

#notwhatiwear at LFW SR 17 @TheRoyaleIndia
  • l ‘#NotWhatIWear’ movement had RJ Malishka walk the ramp and show off why fashion is for all body types.

Lakme Absolute Brand Ambassador Kareena Kapoor Khan -for Lakme Absolute @TheRoyaleIndia

The Lakmé Fashion Week Summer Resort 2017 ended on a glitzy note with fashion maestro Anita Dongre showing off the beauty of Lakmé‘s ‘Liquid Gold’ through her creations. Liquid Gold , Absolute and many other Lakme Products offers are available in the market.New mother, the amazing Kareena Kapoor Khan, Lakmé Brand Ambassador, walked the ramp to perfection. Indeed, it was an amazing event!

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