India Fashion Week S/S 2012: My ‘AB-FAB’ Shows

Today is the penultimate day of the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Spring/Summer 2012 and  in the past three days I saw some really fabulous collections. Yes it’s strenuous to see 38 designers showcase their collections over 3-Days and at times I complain of fashion-fatigue but then one good show wipes out that fatigue and reinvigorates me for more.

Today I am posting ‘My Fab Shows’ for Day 1

I loved Nandita Basu’s collection. The silhouettes looked simple but were deftly contoured with strategically cut panels, the hues were earthy, which were textured and detailed with applique work and stitch detailing. The collection was the perfect adaptation of Rajasthan’s flavour in contemporary form.  

Rajesh Pratap Singh’s spring/summer 2012 collection mesmerised me with its fabric; the high-count fine cotton that Pratap weaves in-house is absolutely fabulous and to which, he added Ikat prints in contemporary style.Tangerine orange, scarlet red and candy pink brightened up the red and when mixed with grey and silver, the look kinda bloomed. The layered shirt-dresses, hooded numbers, saris paired with waistcoats where simply beautiful. The dragonfly prints and butterfly motifs dominated the collection and his menswear line was equally fab. Gudda strutted down in a grey star-spangled shirt-jacket worn over long kurta-shirt and Navtej Johar looked regal in a red jacket teamed with off-white Kurta-shirt and slims pants.

3 Replies to “India Fashion Week S/S 2012: My ‘AB-FAB’ Shows”

  1. gossipgirl says:

    Jack, More details please on this piece of gossip.
    The male married superstar who is spotted at every event with the hot popular actress. I heard its all a drama. This was an effort by his PR to put an end to all rumors that he was having an affair with a well known director and also an affair with a model turned actor.
    Just a image building exercise to show that he is straight and not bi or gay.

  2. jack says:

    Hey Gossipgirl, at fashionscandal you can take names.
    You are talking about SRK and Peggy Chops. It is quiet possible for the ‘King’ to go for a PR Gimmick as it is something, which he’s well-known for.
    Agree that the Badshah’s link-up with K-Jo and Rampal had been floating for years now. Why then he would suddenly like to go for an image overhaul to be ‘Straight’?
    By the way have heard that even Rampal has fallen out from Badshah’s camp now and the irritant factor was model-turned-actor’s pushy former model wife.

  3. Stuckwithnews says:

    finally somebody said it…I too think that SRK-Piggy Chops link up is PR tamasha…….our homeboy loves some boys

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