Day three at Lakme Fashion Week celebrated the textile heritage of India which celebrated traditional Indian fabrics fused with abundance of innovative weaves and surface techniques. Here are our top five hot saree picks from day three at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014.
Fashion designer Gaurang displayed opulent brocades with khadi base in rich hues of reds, blues, turmeric and greens. The collection titled ‘Chandbali’ revived the antique odhnas, in turn offering a splendid range of ethnic silhouettes which were draped in variety of styles.
This red saree ensemble from Mrinalini Chandra’s summer/resort 2014 collection was an immediate hit in social media. The elegant red saree was widely shared in twitter and received rave reviews for the quirky use of metallic accessories.
Shruti Sancheti derived inspiration from Pondicherry where French influences meet Tamil sensibilities. The young designer beautifully translated the concept by juxtaposing vintage European floral motifs with traditional saree silhouette. The experiment paid off resulting in elegant boho inspired ensembles.
Another saree from Shruti Sancheti’s collection which finds a place in our top five list for its sheer sex quotient without compromising on the elegance the concept and theme had to offer. Controlled creativity at its best!
It’s impossible to choose any one particular saree from this fabulous collection by Anavila Misra which was splendid display of innovative surface techniques in hand-woven linen and jamdani base. Read the full collection review of Anavila Misra Summer/Resort 2014.