A twist to tradition

Fashion Week

A twist to tradition

Glamour, style and innovation was the high point at ‘Blenders Pride Bangalore Fashion Week 2015’ on the first day. The Fashion Week that will go on till the 25th of this month, will see 10 leading designers from the fashion industry display their collections along with many upcoming designers showing off their work.

The first day was a huge success with leading designers like Michelle Salins and Rehane exhibiting some of their exceptional collections.

The event, that started off with the fashion show by ‘Dream Zone’ institution, brought together a magnificent line-up of designers. The second show was put up by Nasir Yalgar, a top finalist from ‘Fashion Guru’ in Goa. Her collections comprised beautiful mixes of short dresses and gowns that were quirky yet elegant.

“My summer collections are inspired from my place, Goa. They have prints of coconut trees, beaches, sunset...that all depicting Goa. White is the theme of my collections as it isn’t loud and is loved by everyone,” said Nasir. Her show was followed by Arun Dhall, who had an Indo-Western touch to all his collections.

His collections had a mix of silk, georgette, net, heavy embroidery with fancy classy fabrics. “I have called my collections ‘Manthan’ that symbolises the elegant churn of elegance. My collections are all an inspiration from history. They are ethnic but at the same time have a Western touch,” said Arun.

Arshi Jamal was next in the line-up. Having fawn as his common feature, his works experimented with vibrant and basic colours like red, black, maroon and purple. The colourful drapes were a visual treat. Bollywood actor Ruslaan Mumtaz was the star of his show.

The stylish and excited Ruslaan said, “Bengaluru is such a nice city that I just want to find a job here and settle down. This is my second time in ‘Bangalore Fashion Week’ and it is always fun and exciting to be here among the fashionistas. I would love to take a break from my busy shoot schedule and come here every time.”

The much-awaited collections of Michelle Salins that followed, had a mix of fifties and seventies with beautiful innovations. The famous ‘Lego head’ guy playfully printed in her summer collections made a new fashion statement on the ramps.

It was then time for Rehane, one of the renowned designers who dressed some best names including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty and many more. Her summer collections designed for the beaches of Goa had an edgy, modern and fun look.

 The ‘Fashion Week’ promises to showcase indigenous designs during the weekend with more shows coming up. The innovations exhibited through the week is surely going to dazzle the crowd with zest and style.

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