Meet the GenNext designers who showcased their collection at Lakme Fashion Week.
Photographs by Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
Twice a year, a fresh batch of designers get to promote their work at one of the largest fashion events in the country.
The GenNext programme at Lakme Fashion Week is a perfect launchpad for budding talent.
This season, five designers were picked to open the fashion week.
Check out their ideas, collection and more below:
Jajaabor by Neelajan Ghosh and Kanika Sachdev
Look carefully. Do you see buildings, and markings on the jacket?
The duo explained that their designs were inspired from their travels.
Sanea Shaikh wears pleated pants with an oversized jacket from their collection.
AUR by Ajay Kumar Singh
Ajay Kumar Singh, a product of the National Institute of Fashion Design worked with digital and patchwork prints.
SWAGT by Shweta Gupta
Shweta's line was strong yet subtle. Sony Kaur models a textured pant paired with patchwork tunic and caped sleeves.
Gupta worked with chanderi, cotton silk and wool fabrics.
Yavi by Yadvi Agarwal
Yadvi's designs were like a breath of fresh air. The handpainted jackets and pleated hems were refreshing.
The Impressionism collection worked like magic on silk and organza.