Rimzim Dadu kick started the 30th season AIFW with the 10th year of her brand by collaborating with ‘Splash Studio’. Taking her fascination with textured yarns a notch higher, this year’s collection included use of nylon coated steel wires, manipulated zari, resham, silk threads and metallic yarns. Like all her collections, the 10th year also does not border into a theme but lets the expr=eriments take shape into separates like jackets, sarees, skater dresses, etc.
The collaboration of FDCI with ELLE provided fresh and talented designers a platform to showcase their work at the platform.
Samant Chauhan’s ‘The White Canvas’ collection included a ivory gowns including self embroidery, added panels, pop of colour and hint of florals.
Nida Mahmood’s collection was a depiction of the eastern India taking inspiration from the art of Ikat. The collection majory included colour blocking and the use of stripes. The silhouettes were inspired by the women of India . Making a collection out of 100% recycled plastic bottle and having a ‘Running Saree’ , this collection was a beautiful ode o to the Indian women.
Closing day 1 , designer JJ Valaya in association with Nexa presented a range of garments termed as ‘JJ Valaya classics’.