The Runway Hues – Fashion Trends

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The Runway Hues - Fashion Trends - Wedding Affair

At the fashion runways, many ace designers not only provided us with a glimpse of their extraordinary vision but also showed the true-blue meaning of fashion. The runways brushed an abundance of vibrant hues, modernized flair, traditional classics, excellent craftsmanship and beautifully handcrafted embroidery. Here are cues for your trousseau that will give wings to your bridal dreams. 

Six Yards Of Elegance 

Adah Sharma In Banarasi Saree
Adah Sharma In Banarasi Saree

Sarees are a quintessential element for an Indian bride because of their unrivalled beauty and grace. The traditional flair and grace of the saree add ounces of beauty to your bridal look. From flowy organza and soothing georgette to beautiful Banarasi fabric and exotic silk, the runway saw six yards of elegance in various forms. This elegant piece of clothing was accompanied by exquisite blouse designs, sheer capes and unique additions like statement brooches. Saree has never lost its magnetism, especially for Indian brides and will always stay ahead of the fashion radar. Brides-to-be this is your cue to get your hands on the most vogue-ish ones while curating your trousseau. The allure of the saree was enhanced with a veil and capes on the fashion runways making a statement style. Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif and Patralekha gave their approval of this trend and accentuated saree with a veil on their wedding day. 

Pearls & Swirls 

Pearly Dreams
Pearly Dreams

After star-studded galas, the fashion runway witnessed the opulent presence of pristine pearls. Nothing speaks of luxury, elegance and magnificence better than pearls. The fashion connoisseur envisioned pearly dreams. They poured these elements of beauty into threads and converged onto a single string. These pearl-embedded strings formed a tapestry of sophistication over soft-hued attires like ivory, mint green and powder blue, ascending minimalism as a bridal fad. The collections took inspiration from the word ‘Piroi’ which reflects intricate designing and meticulous craftsmanship. The pearls were also accentuated in the form of tassels draped around exquisite ensembles or dangling in the hem of blouses and lehengas. This surreal trend gave the hint to incorporate dazzling pearls on your wedding day. These pearl-studded outfits will make you look ethereal and you will radiate a striking impression on your big day.  

Bold Colours And Prints 

Bold Colours
A Colourful Saga

Weddings are filled with fun, laughter, joy and a kaleidoscope of colours. Keeping the vibrancy of glamour of Indian weddings in mind, ace designers showcased their collection in a gamut of colours. The fashion trail embraced an array of colours in different kinds of fabrics like organza, silk, Banarsi and cotton. Fuchsia colour with orange, marigold tones with shades of blue, red, vermilion, emerald, gulaabi, turquoise and purple hues painted the floor vibrantly. Traditional prints like bandhani and leheriya inspired by Jaipur architecture took centre stage and looked awe-inspiring. Striking prints with dark colours were also adorned by many models on the runway. Prints that add a dash of traditional elegance to your attire are bandhani, leheriyajamdanikalamkariajrak and many more. An affluent combination of colours and patterns brought life to the fashion saga giving the hint to not pull back from painting your big day with radiant colours. 

Under-Ocean Princess With Fish Cuts 

Mermaid Beauty
Mermaid Beauty

Fish-cut lehenga is in vogue this wedding season. This body-hugging silhouette below the waist enhances the feminine enigma. Fish cut lehenga and saree draped in fish cut form were blended with a subdued palette of dusky earthy tones and neutral shades on the fashion trail. After B-Town’s famous personalities like Shibani Dandekar, Kiara Advani and Alanna Panday adorned fish cut lehenga for their wedding ceremonies a new realm of fashion was unveiled. Fish cut attires help you to flaunt your curves and make them look flattering. It contours your body below the waist and then flares out at the bottom. This look is perfect to complement your tropical-theme ceremonies or beach wedding. It is advisable to opt for lighter shades of attire when going for a fish-cut design as it will showcase the unique design effortlessly. 

More Is More 

Ruffles Go A Long Way - Runway Hues
Ruffles Go A Long Way

This wedding season we are leaving the ‘Less is more’ fashion trend at the bay and we are going OTT (over-the-top) with our fashion choices. The fashion event saw many adept designers showcase their opulent collections enriched with intricate craftsmanship and meticulous designs on the runway. Many Bollywood actresses who turned showstoppers for these renowned designers were seen accentuating heavily embroidered lehenga marking a new wave of trend. The attires were lavished with different forms of karigari (embroidered work). From fascinating embroidery techniques and heavy embellishments to meticulous craftsmanship and exquisite designs, the runway was filled with top-notch fashion extravaganza. Some fashionable karigari that you can opt for on your big day are chikankari, zardosi, aari, banjara, gota, kantha, phulkari, mirrorwork, Kashmiri and many more.