A dash of colour to your taste

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A dash of colour to your taste

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Colours are an integral part of the garments at Biba. They define the overall look and give identity to the outfit. The latest collection includes a mix of ‘kurtas’, tunics, skirts, ‘salwar kameez’, fashionable and trendy bottom wear.

     The design team has worked around the ‘Spring Summer’15 and ‘Holi’ line which includes exotic outfits in a kaleidoscope of colours varying from soft pastels to vibrant solids in different shades and hues, showcasing a perfect range for work casual and party wear.

    The design team say that the garments are done keeping the festivities in mind. “In this collection colourful geometric and contemporary motifs have been used to give an appeal to outfits. 

    “The collection boasts of cuts which are a mix of modern and classic. Chic indo-ethnic outfits like- skirts, short ‘kurti’, maxi look ‘kurtas’, long ‘anarkalis’, fun bottom wear are the main statement look of the collection,” explain the design team. “We always try to highlight one or a mix of two aspects in the garment at a time, be it the cut, print, work, colour or the fabric,” they add.

The garments  are for women of all age groups such as homemakers, working women and college students. “Our experiments with the style and cut, give liberty to people to play around with the look and do a lot of mixing and matching. This ‘Spring Summer’ range has a collection called ‘Sufiyana’ in which we have used different types of fabrics in different lengths  and prints which give the  layered effect and add alot of style,” says the design team.

Accessorising depends on the kind of outfit.  “With ethnic wear, though traditional jewellery works best, contemporary jewellery gives it a modern twist. One should never overdo the look but try to keep it minimal,” conclude the design team.

Devika Rani, a student of second-year BA, Mount Carmel College wore a yellow ‘asymmetric kurta’ set with embroidered yoke.

Punchline: “The colour is very vibrant and suits this season. The combination of yellow, pink and orange is very attractive. It’s just perfect for a wedding.”
Price: ‘Salwar’ set -(Rs 4,599)

Vaishali Vernekar,  a student of final-year Fashion and Apparel Designing course at Indian Institute of Fashion Technology chose a green and pink ‘buti printed kalidar kurta’ with contrast trims at hem and yoke.

Punchline: “The colour is gorgeous and the ‘kurta’ fits well. This outfit is perfect for an evening out. With some accessories, it could double up as a day wear as well.”
Price: Printed kurta (Rs 3,599)

Geetika Bindana, a student of second-year mass communication, Christ University chose to wear a printed ‘voil kalidar kurta’ with an A-line embroidered kurta on top.

Punchine: “This outfit is right for a wedding. The bright pink colour is attractive and enhances the look of the wearer. This is something I’ve never really worn before. For this outfit, you don’t really have to worry about wearing jewellery at all.”
Price: ‘Salwar’ set - (Rs 5,995)
Pooja Singh, a student of final-year Fashion and  Apparel Designing course at Indian Institute of Fashion Technology, wore a blue tiered ‘anarkali’ set crushed with zari embroidery.

Punchline: “The colour is attractive. Although, the work on the border is minimal, it stands out. It is neither too heavy in embroidery nor does it look plain. The combination of colour and embroidery is perfect.” 
Price: ‘Anarkali’ set -  (Rs 4,499) 

Sneha James, a student of third-year BA, Christ University picked up an pink ‘anarkali kurta’ set with patchwork shimmer embroidery on ‘ghera’ and a matching block printed ‘dupatta.’

Punchline: “The clothes are cut and designed in a very attractive format. I really like what I am wearing, not only because it is flowy but also because it takes away the monotony of Indian wear. The colour combination is striking.”
Price: Rs 6,999.

Divya Ratan, a student of first-year MSc, Kristu Jayanti College, slipped into short-printed top and matched a full length blue ‘ghera skirt’ with bright prints.

Punchline: “Trendy and fresh colours in the garments not only give a summery feel but also leave one feeling cool and comfortable. The brand has just the right collection for summer.”
Price: Top - (Rs 799) and skirt - (Rs 2,999).

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