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Fashion Week: Back to black

March 17, 2016 17:09 IST
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Designers Pallavi Mohan and Rina Dhaka create meaningful fashion at Amazon India Fashion Week Fall 2016.

Simple, minimal... yet diverse and powerful!

Day 1 at AIFW Fall 2016 witnessed designs that celebrated evolution and also took us back to our roots.

Rina Dhaka played beautifully with weaves taking inspiration from her early days when she was doing knitwear. Edgy and glamourous -- that's how Rina worked out her trendy knitwear collection.

On the other hand, designer Pallavi Mohan’s ‘Synthesis’ collection conveyed the message of tolerance and accepting synthesis in spirit. It also reflected the progress of handcrafted techniques.

Take a look!

Rina Dhaka

Erika Packard

Image: First up is Erika Packard in a tussar silk Chinar leaf embroidered cape over a charcoal silver knitted dress with a plunging neckline. Simply spectacular.

Candice Pinto

Image: Candice Pinto brought back the peplum trend in an off-shoulder jacquard dress. And this time it's on the hem!

Rina Dhaka

Image: Here's a new reason to love the colour black -- this sheer turtleneck Lurex dress with part embroidery.

Image: Sheer never looked so grand, until a bit of Benaras was blended in through exquisite lacework and embroidery patterns.

Image: Look how Rina transformed the Ikkat handloom fabric into a stylish western silhouette

Rina Dhaka

Image: Rina Dhaka, you deserved that big round of applause!

'Synthesis' by Pallavi Mohan

Image: Laser cut leather is the new thing in fashion. In the one above, a model highlighted dimensional layering technique that truly accentuated the look of the outfit.

Image: Try nude fashion in a crop top and a midi skirt paired with boots. Don't miss those stunning three dimensional patterns.

Image: The luxurious silk organza fabric with anemone inspired floral motifs on the jacket rendered a sleek look.

Aishwarya Sushmita

Image: Kingfisher Calendar girl Aishwarya Sushmita's chic monotone outfit emphasized on intricate handcrafted details.

Arshia Ahuja

Image: Meanwhile Arshia Ahuja walked in a sleeveless trench coat with interwoven strip panels. 

Pallavi Mohan

Image: And that's Pallavi Mohan taking a bow!

Photograph: Kind Courtesy FDCI

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