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Khadi on the ramp

March 31, 2016 18:53 IST
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Swati Kalsi's collection was an ode to traditional Sujani embroidery and Priyanka Ella Lorena Lama's USP was minimal measurements and stitching at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016.

Priyanka Ella Lorena Lama's (PELLA) collection 'Maitake’ saw outfits in light handwoven pure eri, ahimsa silk, cashmere and pashmina.

The ingenious surface texturing with reclaimed pine wood and silk thread-work gave the collection a futuristic touch. 

Swati Kalsi's collection was dedicated to textiles and the craft behind it. 

Her collection, Monad, saw gorgeous silhouettes in black, ivory and grey.

Here are the different looks from these collections.  

Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

Maitake by PELLA 

PELLA

Models strode the runway in relaxed silhouettes in subdued colours. 

PELLA

Alesia Raut dressed in an beige kaftan. 

PELLA

A model walks down the ramp dressed in a front-draped, coffee-toned, Grecian maxi.

PELLA

Archana Akil Kumar dressed in an outfit with a sleeve-cum-stole. 

The outfits were created from a single block of fabric and had a New Age feel to them.

PELLA

Extreme long sleeves with a straight jacket were the highlight of the collection. 

PELLA

Model Nikita Sahay walks the ramp dressed in a v-neck tulip drape midi, with seamless armholes.

Monad by Swati Kalsi 

Swati Kalsi

A model dressed in a black shaded soft coat worn over a skirt. 

The fabrics in the collection included tussar silk, cotton and cotton silk. The designer played with dark colours on the runway. 

Swati Kalsi

Alesia Raut dressed in an all-black creation by the designer.

Swati Kalsi

Model Sanea Sheikh sports a red dress with a stole worn on the neck and gladiators on her feet. 

Swati Kalsi

Wrap pants, skirts, kurtas, tie-up dresses and capris were part of the collection. 

Swati Kalsi

A model in a sari drape dress in black and beige. Isn't this an interesting creation from the designer? 

Don't Miss our Special Coverage of Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016

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