Amazon India Fashion Week: Runway glamour takes over the Capital

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 17, 2016 17:43 IST
Designer duo Shantanu & Nikhil’s collection, The Last Walk, saw the evolution of colours that ranged from ivories and creams to scarlets. Their muse, the modern woman, travels through the many moods of fashion as she inspires varied creations — from structured silhouettes to fluid drapes. (HT Photo/.RAAJESSH KASHYAP)

Fashion is back in business in the Capital with the onset of Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016. The 27th edition of the fashion week, helmed by Fashion Design Council of India, kicked off in the Capital on Wednesday.

Read: 15 looks we loved from Amazon India Fashion Week, Day 1

Apart from the runway action, the new venue, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium also made news for its vast open spaces, a live band that played through the day and a two-way runway under the stars for designer Gaurav Gupta’s closing show.

Left: Gaurav Gupta closed Day 1 with his collection, Melt. Signature sheers, cocktail dresses and a play with classic black and gold marked the collection; Middle: Varun Bahl return to prêt saw florals and flowy sheer skirts for autumn; Right: Rina Dhaka’s collection was high on knitted dresses and subtle sheen for autumn. (HT Photo/RAAJESSH KASHYAP)

While Gupta showcased a glamorous collection that also sent out a message for the need for ethical and sustainable fashion, the opening show, by Varun Bahl, saw the designer showcasing autumnal florals and fun owl motifs. Designer Rina Dhaka also showcased a collection that gave out some fun inspiration for the winter season, with creations that aimed to make even knitwear and woollens super sexy.

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