Debut edition of Blenders Pride Indore Fashion Week 2013 witnessed 7 Indian designers along with 2 International designers together set new trends in Indore. BPIFW endeavors to promote, support and nurture list of budding designers along with established designers who have shown on Indian runways and made a mark or created a spark in the industry.
Megha Grover, known for the excellence, élan and finesse in her creations; is a mélange of class and flamboyance that is juxtaposed to create elegant garments that spell feminity and sophistication with acute antenna of shine and shimmer. Her spring summer 2013 collection, is made of pure cotton with surprises in colors of joy, from colors such as lemons, corals and neons. This Collection is wearable, classy and shown to be the most eye-catching of them all. This line focuses on the effortlessly casual chic look with gorgeous patchwork. With An array of flowy summery anarkali’s , Saree and Patiyala salwars with Kurta’s Mg is all set to Open the show with all its grace!
Designer Jattinn Kochhar has the ability to amalgamate his soulful Indian heritage with true urban influences has been the foundation of his design ideology. “Shaken and stirred” as the title suggests is a collection inspired by a mixed bag of emotions which we all go through in a day. Emotions from being ecstatic, excited, happy, naughty, playful, giggly to being sad, remorse, blued out.
Celebrity Designer Rocky S. is one of the most popular and influential fashion designers in India. An artisan of embroidery and craft and thanks to his talent for synthesizing the rich embroidery of his native homeland with the elegance of European women, even bigger things are to be expected of the rising couturier star. This season Rocky S presents an extravagant chic collection with Romance combined with sex appeal in harmony with a sparkling touch of glamor giving it a very high fashion look. The colors of mystery, beige, old rose, ivory, pistachio perfectly blended with Rocky’s signature color Black add ultra Zinc to the collection.
Day 2 of the debut edition of the fashion week saw designers Mumtaz Khan, Aslam Khan, Archana Kochhar showcasing their collections on the ramp, with super models Jyoti Rana & Zulfi Sayed, bollywood divas Mugdha Godse & Jiah Khan along with Former Miss. India Natasha Suri walking the ramp for these designers respectively.
Local designer from the state, Mumtaz Khan believes that the synthesis of cultural diversities gives birth to Indian ethnicity. His collection is dedicated to stages of celebrated season for women; ‘Begums’ – a word that celebrates the status of a lady, a wife and the aristocrat within. Inspired by his childhood Mumtaz, he has created every dress with its own flair. It also absorbs the Royal Bhopal tradition, weaves, embellishments and unique look rendered by zari zardozi. There is no limitation in the use of vibrancy of colors yet their somber appearance captures the heart.
A designer from Dubai, Aslam Khan has always touched the worldwide hearts with his couture collection. Targeted towards vibrant generation who love their imagery to be trendy and graceful! Daily!
Inspired by the richness of the Mughal era, Mumbai based designer Archana Kochhar’s collection ‘Bridal Sutra’ is an amalgam of the rich Mughal culture with the vibrant and vivid colors of today. A favorite amongst Bollywood glitterati, her collection flows in the range of heavy exquisite Lehengas, Sherwanis, Anarkalis and Saris lavishly fabricated. The fabrics used are rich and restricted to silk, brocade, satin, velvet, georgette, net and chiffon. The color palette range from candy pink and orange, peach, rust, ivory, traditional red and maroon, black, rich gold and shimmery silver which are as majestic as the ensembles.
The host designer Poonam Vohra, brings her Summer 2013 collection – ‘The Inherent Blush’. Expressing the inherent colors present in all of us, her collection has been carefully crafted to make sure of your exclusive style statement in this summer of 2013. The fusion of inherent colors like beige, peach, green, etc. which are “seductively gentle” will ignite a faint blush in you which will encompass your persona with a rosy glow in this summer.
Mumbai based designer Riyaz Gangji is known for his excellent craftsmanship and high attention to detailing which defines the brand Libas by designers par excellence. Creating impeccably flawless garments with perfect cuts is an art which Riyaz is well versed in. He is known for being the favourite for a majority of Bollywood celebs and socialites. Riyaz recently had the pleasure to work with stars like Arbaaz Khan, Sonu Sood, Sonal Chauhan, Raageshwari Loomba, Veena Malik, Tabu, Jacqueline Fernandes, Zarine Khan amongst many others.
Sanjana Jon, an International designer from New York, believes in fashion with a social cause. Fashion to her is not the end but the means to the end which is to make the world a better place filled with love and light. Currently working on Pride of India Show by Sanjana Jon an attempt to break the Guinness Book of Work Records with more than 500 models in a show.