India Couture Week 2016 – Highlights from ‘Kamangari’ by Reynu Taandon

Actress-turned-director Divya Khosla Kumar walked the ramp as showstopper for Reynu Taandon during the India Couture Week 2016. The collection is known as Kamangari and it takes motivation from the splendour of Rajasthani artwork.

  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
  • ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon
    ICW 2016 - 'Kamangari' by Reynu Taandon

The actress appeared stunning like a queen in the classic brick red lehenga that highlighted sophisticated embroidery and artwork from the corridors of Rajasthan’s culture. She married T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar in 2005. But actress-filmmaker Divya Khosla Kumar ended up feeling just like a new bride once again when she walked the ramp in an exquisite bridal creation by fashion designer Reynu Taandon at the FDCI India Couture India 2016 here on Friday

The exhibition of Taandon’s Kamangari collection was held at the Taj Palace Hotel, where Divya sizzled the ramp in a small red-colored choli along with intensely embroidered lehenga with gota. The Yaariyan director also wore a big nose ring, maang tika and finished her look with minimal make-up.

Speaking about the collection, Divya said: “Reynu’s clothes are a pop of freshness… The amazing colour-combination teamed with lovely work and the perfect fit, makes me feel like a bride once more.

Models sashayed down the runway exhibiting beautiful lehengas, extravagant anarkalis and saris, in an variety of vibrant and beautiful colors like orange, red, gold and green.

The silhouettes reflected Rajasthan’s rich heritage–varying from hand crafted foil printing to use of block prints on bright colored Chanderi fabric.

Taandon told Reporters: “I chose Rajasthan because I am impressed by the elegance and brilliance of Rajasthan. I wanted to stay true to my roots. ‘Kamangari’ means hand-crafted. “

“I opted Divya simply because I believe she would be perfect for a lady that redefines the traditional bridal fashion with all that is contemporary along with an imperial twist, ” Taandon, who has styled the likes of Bollywood celebrities Manoj Bajpayee, Chitrangada Singh and Minissha Lamba, said.

Reflecting the elegance of workmanship, Reynu Tandon presented a chivalrous show on the 3rd day of India Couture Week. Her collection marked elegance created by Rajasthani art motifs.

For Reynu Taandon, the collection is about redefining the traditional bride while taking a leap into the melange of colors.

Taandon’s fashion show was followed by designer duo Rimple and Harpreet Narula’s collection titled Hiraeth.

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