Posts tagged ‘FDCI’

August 6, 2015

Maharadja & Co

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‘Maharadja & Co’ was the title of the Preciosa (Czec crystals) sponsored glamorous couture show by Rimple and Harpreet Narula. Celebrating the days and glory of the Raj is the essence of Rimple and Harpreet Narula’s brand (although every Indian designer invariably cites the same inspiration).

Rimple and Harpreet have endeavored to capture the very beginnings of the concepts of bespoke and portraiture in India with

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March 25, 2015

Catching the Winter Sun

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Nikasha, AIFW AW2015

No drib, drab colours usually associated with Winter on offer by Nikasha, Payal Singhal or Anju Modi!

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Nikasha, AIFW AW2015

Nikasha referenced the much loved muse of Yves Saint Laurent,

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October 14, 2013

Day 1: Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS14

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WIFW Designer: Anupamaa

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Internationally acclaimed fashion designer, Anupama Dayaal kicked off Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring/Summer14 with an explosion of colour and bold prints.  Some collections could be viewed as transcending seasons, however, Anupamaa’s screamed SUNSHINE.  Bright pinks, orange and yellow tones worn with tousled hair and beach foot accessories completed the looks.

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WIFW Designer: Anupamaa

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August 1, 2013

Heroine Chic

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Phew! As Aamby Valley India Bridal Week ended in Delhi PCJ Couture Week 2013 began across the city in a different plush five star hotel… high heels and big smile back on!

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Anju Modi kicked off proceedings with her collection inspired by one of the great heroines and goddesses of Indian history.  Ms Modi is one of the founding members of the Fashion Design Council of India and I had the pleasure of

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March 16, 2013

Kumbh Mela Comes to Fashion Week

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Designer Tarun Tahiliani is a formidable force in the Indian fashion industry and this season he took inspiration from the Kumbh, a religious festival, and Sadhus – the saffron draped wandering spiritual men.

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March 15, 2013

Photo Diary: Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week

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Designer: Nikasha

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March 15, 2013

Gothic Beauty and Sleek Silhouettes

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Alpana Neeraj presented a heavy metal futuristic collection inspired by gothic glamour.  This girl is from the future and like all sci-fi babes she has the perfect figure to carry the look.

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February 13, 2013

Beauty and Fashion Bonds

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Fiama Di Wills, the beauty product giant and sponsor of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2013, announced the designers they will sponsor this season: Rahul Mishra and Payal Pratap Singh, wife of esteemed Indian fashion designer, Rajesh Pratap Singh.

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October 5, 2012

Fashion Lovers Invited

We brought you news and reviews from Delhi Couture Week a couple of months ago. Now dear Chatterboxes it’s time to go gaga for Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2013 due to start tomorrow!

63 designers will showcase their designs in Delhi in a five day fashion event from 6 – 10 October.  Here at The Chatterjis blog we will bring you the best

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August 9, 2012

India, Nouveau

PCJ Delhi Couture Week 2012 couldn’t have opened with a fresher and younger look than the collection presented by Varun Bahl.  Called India, Nouveau the collection was as elegant as it was sexy with its sheer fabrics and peek-a-boo highlights whilst keeping the wearer ingeniously covered and demure!

How does one achieve all of that?  Indulge further and see for yourself:

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February 22, 2012

Fashion Freedom Fighters

One of the highlights of Delhi Fashion Week, Autumn/Winter 2012, was the Fashion Design Council of India’s special show.  Each year the FDCI takes on a cause as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility and this season the spotlight fell on an organisation fighting human trafficking of women: Youcanfree.us

Twelve of India’s leading designers including Manish Arora, Tarun Tahliani, Ashish N Soni and Ritu Beri, Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna, all lent their support

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February 16, 2012

Designs From Delhi

Day 1 from Wills India Fashion Week in Delhi got off to a cracking start.  Autumn/Winter shows in Delhi are usually of loose relevance as designers forget it gets Very Cold Indeed here in Winter and offer bales of chiffon to supposedly keep us warm.  With a vodka shot please.

Veteran Indian designers showcase alongside the new generation and here I present three designers that showed yesterday and who can demonstrate the bredth of fashion coming from India:

This beautiful dress is by Preeti Chandra who offered a collection inspired by ‘matador chic’.   It’s quite a tried and tested inspiration of designers from all over the world

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February 10, 2012

Love Fashion Week

Next week the crazy energy that follows international fashion weeks begins.  Designers from around the world will be showcasing their Autumn/Winter 2012 collections to whet our appetites for next season and lament that they will not be available sooner – good things come to those who wait (apparently!).

Two days before London Fashion Week, however, sees the start of the wonderful Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in Delhi showcasing 138 designers from all parts of India and this time it will even include a number of acclaimed Japanese designers.  The Fashion Design Council of India

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