#AIFWAW16: Day 2 celebrates the beauty of different styles women love to explore

first_imgThe second day of the Amazon India Fashion Week Autum Winter 2016 celebrated the beauty of different styles women tend to explore sartorially.AnnaikaTitled, Lock, Stitch & Gothic, Kanika Saluja’s collection came with touches of leather and details that paid ode to the Victorian era.Shriya Saran on the Annaika runway The designer also debuted her menswear line on the runway, besides giving the ongoing event its first showstopper in the form of Drishyam actress Shriya Saran.Annaika, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016 Also read: #AIFWAW16: Did you see Shriya Saran’s massive headgear from the Annaika runway? Virtues by Viral, Ashish & VikrantSticking to the name of their collection, Mashru, the designers presented a colourful ode to the region the fabric belongs to. Using bright hues characteristic of Gujarat, the designers’ collection came with Mughal sartorial sensibilities.Virtues, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016 Rimzim DaduNot only did the designer present a stellar collection that had the audience mesmerised, she let the audience interact with her kaarigars and get a feel of the materials used before presenting her labour of love on the runway.Rimzim Dadu, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016 Dhruv KapoorPresenting his take on sports-luxe, the designer’s silhouettes came about as a result of blending evening wear with sports wear. Metallics, furs and combat boots stood out on the runway. Samant ChauhanStaying true to the name of his presentation, Silk Route, Samant Chauhan used Bhagalpuri and cotton silk to create garments in neutral tones with just a hint of colour embroidered exquisitely.advertisementSamant Chauhan, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016 Malini Ramani Also read: #AIFWAW16 Day 1: A dose of shimmer, steel and structure on the runway Always the one to keep things sexy, Malini Ramani’s Supernova collection was dominated by interesting sarees and apparel with high-low hemlines that came in silks, chiffons and stretch jersey in earthy tones.Malini Ramani, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016Nikasha Kediya blouses, dhotis and sarees that deserve to be the star of a wardrobe, ethnic wear came with a lovely fusion twist at Nikasha’s presentation.Nikasha, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016 Anita Dongre GrassrootShades of ochres and reds took centrestage at Anita Dongre’s sustainable line Grassroot’s collection, Earth Song. With shifts, shirt dresses and bomber jackets, the designer’s runway came with plenty of ideas to steal for layering.Anita Dongre Grassroot, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016 Rajesh Pratap SinghRajesh Pratap Singh’s Gold Rush collection was dominated by structured pieces that truly celebrated the beauty of the hue. From standalone pieces in gold to mixing it with whites or prints, the designer’s take on gold showed the perfect way of loving the colour without going overboard.Rajesh Pratap Singh, Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2016last_img read more