New Delhi, March 15 : From floor-sweeping lehengas, flowy gowns to dhoti pants and kurtas -- fashion lovers in the capital were in for a treat at the ongoing Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week here on Friday.
Designers Charu Parashar, Dolly J and Ekru came together for a show held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on the penultimate day of the four-day fashion extravaganza.
New Delhi: A model showcases a creation of fashion designer Ashwini Reddy on the third day of Lotus India Fashion Week in New Delhi, on March 15, 2019. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/ IANS)
First came Parashar, who showcased an opulent line which saw a transition from the Mughals to the millenials. The collection saw a heavy use of reds and royal blues heavily embellished adding a rich finish to the line.
New Delhi: Fashion designer Ashwini Reddy with actress Amyra Dastur at the Lotus India Fashion Week in New Delhi, on March 15, 2019. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/ IANS)
Bollywood actress Soundarya Sharma, who has featured in the film "Ranchi Diaries" sauntered the runway in royal blue deep-necked ruffled choli paired with a geometric and floral print lehenga.
"Florals and prints become my USP for my collection and this season we have used a lot of sustainable fabric like Khadi silk," Parashar said.
New Delhi: Actress Kritika Kamra showcases a creation of fashion designer Simmi Saboo on the third day of Lotus India Fashion Week in New Delhi, on March 15, 2019. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/ IANS)
She also launched a quirky menswear range, and her son Arjun walked the ramp in a coordinated tracksuit with a faux fur jacket.
Next was Dolly J, who showcased a myriad range of evening and cocktail gowns.
"The line is totally inspired by the northern lights which have beautiful colours," Dolly told IANS.
Up next was Ekru, which showcased a line titled Ekla, taken from legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore's lyrical anthology "Gitabitan".
New Delhi: Models showcase a creation of fashion designer Shivani Awasthy on the third day of Lotus India Fashion Week in New Delhi, on March 15, 2019. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/ IANS)
The collection brought the cultural wearing styles of old Bengal. Some drapes were inspired from the Brahmika sari. The silhouettes saw an intricate mix of fluid draping and traditional cutting.