Celebrity Fashion Designer, Manish Malhotra glittered the stage with an all new collection of occasional wears, for pre-wedding ceremonies such as sangeet and mehendi. In association with Etihad Airways, the stage was turned into a virtual reality for the showcase of his stunning collection.
The Manish Malhotra’s Winter/Festive 2016 collection was ruled by resham threadwork, clustered sequins and intricate hand embroidery on dramatic trails and off-shoulder capes, alongside floral motifs. The all new rage of traditional wears, jacket-saris; lehengas paired with crop blouses and draped dupattas on contemporary anarkalis transported the audience to a sartorial heaven. His collection also comprised of long tunics worn with cigarette pants and majestic, flowing backless gowns.
Adding oodles of glam qoutient to the attires, statement accessories like bejewelled belts, and pill-box clutches stole the show. Malhotra’s collection witnessed a riot of soothing colours like pure white, baby pink, lime green, lilac, Champagne nude, metallic grey and honey mustard. Fine jewellery pieces by Anmol Jewellers added to the glam of the show.
The collection presented textured velvet bandhgalas, structured jackets and vests paired with Jodhpurpants to add fashion quotient to the men’s wardrobe.
Manish Malhotra confabs about his latest collection, “Lakmé Fashion Week is very special to me – both my label and my association with LFW turn eleven this year.Label MANISH MALHOTRA is also the first Indian brand to present a Virtual Reality experience with Etihad Airways. Every season, the muse for my collection has been the young Indian woman, who carries her traditions and modern values with ease. I am excited to present a collection that suits her style, as well as her bridal entourage.”
Adding omphs of icing on this delicious cake of fashion, Shraddha Kapoor appeared on the stage as the showstopper in a deep green velvet lehenga, and crop blouse, accompanied by the recent talk of B-Town, Sushant Singh Rajput in a black bandhgala and white jodhpur pants. Celebrities Sushmita Sen, Shilpa Shetty, Sophie Choudhury, Neha Dhupia, Dia Mirza, Zayed Khan, Bhumi Pednekar to graced the front row of the show.