Day 2 at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 was dedicated to Indian traditional handlooms and textiles. The result was innovative treatment of traditional textiles and techniques displayed one show after the other! Day 2 at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 offered a galore of textile and surface treatment that celebrated the forgotten traditional techniques. Here are our top saree picks from day 2 at Lakme Fashion Week.
It was impossible to pick any one particular saree from Anavila Mishra’s show and call it the best. We loved each and every ensemble that was presented in the ramp. The collection titled Mohenjo Daro primarily used Ajrak printing technique along with over-dyeing. Read the full review of Anavila Mishra at Lakme Fashion Week.
HARSHITAA CHATTERJEE DESHPANDE
This saree ensemble designed by Harshitaa Chatterjee Deshpande beautifully combines contemporary checker saree with ethnic surface and border.
MARG by SOUMITRA MONDAL
Soumitra Mondal’s creations looked pristine in ivory tones with subtle surface treatment in pop tones of orange and pink. Every ensemble looked fresh, balanced and delicious!
ROUKA by SREEJITH JEEVAN
Sreejith Jeevan derives his inspiration from the garland makers of temple town in South India. The result was a series of ensembles in bold and rich hues that were interestingly styled. This saree ensemble from Sreejith’s show makes its way into our best sarees list on day 2 at Lakme Fashion Week.
Sashikant Naidu’s garments predominently featured Kalamkari work of Andhra Pradesh in subdued warm earthy tones of browns, red and greeens.
PINNACLE by SHRUTI SANCHETI
We conclude the best sarees list of Day 2 at Lakme Fashion Week with this bold and rich hued Vaishali S creation. The vibrant orange saree is elegantly draped on the body and paired with the blouse featuring intricate surface details.