Implementing floral prints and a versatile colour palette, expert designer Varun Bahl exhibited his ‘Vintage Garden’ collection which recreate customary silhouettes for contemporary Indian woman on the final day of the FDCI India Couture Week 2016.
The designer introduced a fantasy bouquet with his collection which has been a symphony of sophisticated colours, textures and designs. Dainty vintage inspirations combined with a baroque effect were displayed so that the outfits were fashion-forward yet elegant.
“The Indian woman these days is a nonconformist when it comes to her sartorial picks. Our collection is all about offering her the choice to let her global sensibilities sparkle through with her conventional wear, ” said Bahl. The colour palette moved from soft pastels such as pistachio, duck-egg blue and pale pink to stronger tones like mustard, fuchsia and black.
With blouses, lengthy skirts, floor length anarkali suits adorned with beads and heavy embelleshment, tight buns with crystal hair accessories, the models appeared stylish walking on a ramp full of roses as well as white lilies.
The male models flaunted white achkans, Nehru jackets, kurtas and churidars with floral embroidered all over. The fabrics used were silk, georgette and chiffon.
The couturier brings fine craftsmanship and a contemporary touch to his floral collection. With an equally strong focus on both workmanship and modernity, master fashion designer Varun Bahl’s collection at India Couture Week 2016 will certainly be on each and every modern bride’s trousseau wish list.
To support the designer, the front row was occupied by celebs like Pernia Qureshi, Randeep Hooda, and JJ Valaya.
About his take on the floral collection, Hooda said: “I loved his collection. It is for the modern day groom who would like to try something interesting. It was good fun and I would definitely try wearing those floral prints. “
With instrumental music in the background, pink roses, white carnations backyard made up of a chandelier, the designs and the union of pastel colours moved the viewers to a well kept garden.
Overall it was an absolute stunner with an epic line-up, exciting music, a amazing collection, and of course Indian-wear inspiration for days on days.