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Last Updated 09 August 2015, 18:39 IST

Weddings are meant to be fun and it is here where most of the fashion blooms. Letting one make a statement at the big fat Indian weddings is the season wedding collection at Evoluzione, a designer style store in the City. The wedding looks, characterised with prêt ensembles and raw minimalism, is best suited for family, friends and of course, the bride and the groom on the big day.

The grand entry!

What better than a designer wear for a special occasion? A design style store showcasing the best of Indian fashion, Evoluzione has a fast-growing list of design labels including, Anamika Khanna, Sabayasachi, Rahul Mishra, Rohit Bal and a lot more.

   A fashion movement, associated with big names in Indian fashion, it has been nurtured with passion by Tina and Atul Malhotra for over a decade.

Offering some of the best Indian labels in fashion under one roof, the store has been bringing out designer wear for men and women for over 10 years now.

Tina and Atul Malhotra say, “Our passion has been shared and fuelled by designers who have consistently enabled us to promote new and cutting-edge fashion with uncompromised quality. It is the strength of these relationships that has given us the confidence and drive to spread our roots to other cities of India.” Capturing the love for couture, this season’s collection has an affinity for minimalism and is engineered with anti-fits and oversized silhouettes that make for an easy day-to-evening wear.

The look is enhanced when accessorised with a statement piece jewellery or underplayed with stacking delicate pieces of jewellery. Celebration and festivities are highlighted with hues like mint green, dusky rose and ivory. Iconic bridal silhouettes are in deep red, marsala and gold, blue or pink.

    A sprinkling of sequins, embellishments and tonal hard work give them a voguish look. “The brand also hosts shows, previews and launches to create a unique platform for face-to-face interaction

between the designers and their customers, providing an opportunity to learn about each others’ sensibilities,” they say.

Yash, a diploma student of fashion designing and photography at MS Ramaiah College, wore a paisley-printed ‘kurta’ set with intricate thread work around the placket and collar for men designed by Divyam Mehta.
Punchline: “The attire completes the ethnic look and is great for any extraordinary occasion. With a perfect fit, it is very
attractive and is sure to grab a lot of attention.”

Arya, a student of electrical engineering of Acharya Institute of Technology, sported an intricately embroidered jacket worn with ‘shararas’ by Anamika Khanna. The attire is suitable for a reception.

Punchline: “I love the bold use of yellow with
neutrals. It is contemporary and elegant at the same time. The detailed embroidery work, nude makeup and minimal accessories do the magic.”

Srujana, a second-year engineering student of Acharya Institute of Technology, wore a ‘pretty in pastels’ bridal wear which is a delicate blush pink and a mint ‘lehenga’ by Anushree Reddy. It is perfect for an outdoor ‘mehendi’ function.

Punchline: “I loved the attire. ‘Lehengas’ being my eternal favourite, this was a perfect mix of elegance and chic. The intricate work and the grand ‘dupatta’ complemented each other.”

Dikshith Monnappa,  a final-year engineering student of Sambhram Institute of Technology wore an ethereal embroidered cape set with tonal embroidery and ‘dhoti’ pants. It is a classy attire.
Punchline: “The nude colour will look great on everyone. The outfit is elegant and the intricate detailing on the cape is  stunning. It is also very comfortable and light. Pair it up with your best shoes and you will make heads turn.” 

Meghana, an engineering student of Acharya Institute of Technology, wore an exquisite handicraft ‘lehenga’ in saffron. Designed by Anamika Khanna, this attire is perfect for a morning wedding.

Punchline: “The costume is elegant with heavy design work, which is suitable for the bridal wear. With attractive colours, it has the perfect ethnic mood and is the best look one can adorned for a special wedding.”     

Nithin Nanaiah, a student of aviation at MS Ramaiah College, is wearing an ivory ‘kurta’ set for men with contrasting panels on the placket, collar and the cuff, which is designed by Divyam Mehta.

Punchline: “The ‘kurta’ gives a royal feel. The fabric is great and just right to make a style statement. I liked the intricate designs on the ‘kurta’. I would love to wear this outfit for a friend’s wedding.”

(For price details, walk into the store at Embassy Classic, 14, Vittal Mallya Road.)

(Published 09 August 2015, 14:49 IST)

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