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Do you love these retro styles?

August 30, 2016 13:50 IST
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High waist pants. Collared blouses. Voluminous hairdos. Ready to go back in time?

On many occasions, the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016 took us back in time.

Presenting the trends that stole the limelight.

Tell us which of these you like the most.

1. High Waist Swimsuit

IMAGE: Back in those days, the swimsuit was still conservative.
The high waisted halter neck bathing suit was popularly worn by celebrities both on and off screen.
Will you wear this Shivan and Narresh creation to the pool? Tell us.

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

2. High waist pants

IMAGE: High waist pants with border highlights used to be a favourite among the women. Atsu Sekhose tried to recreate those memories for us. Would you like to try them now? 

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

3. Ruffled gowns

IMAGE: Ruffled gowns like these were a staple at royal galas and were loved for the natural drama they create. Slowly they fizzled out to be replaced by leaner, more structured dresses. Would you wear something like this from Shantanu and Nikhil's latest line? 

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

4. Winged sleeves

IMAGE: There is something about winged sleeves that make it a class apart. Make it cold shoulder and you have an impressive final product. Any takers for this Paras and Sonam Modi design Prachi is wearing? 

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

5. Puffed sleeves

IMAGE: Puffed sleeves like these were a rage in the 80s. Be it tops or blouses, they lent a feminine touch to the attire. Would you like to recreate them off the ramp? 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week

6. Collared blouses

IMAGE: Collared tops have been around since the 40s; however, the idea of pairing it with a sari is what makes it so interesting.
Designer Anuradha showed us how to do it in modern times. Would you buy the look? 

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

7. Chequered pants

IMAGE: Kanika Goyal deserves credit for putting the focus on chequered pants.
Workwear or otherwise, it makes for a smart choice for women. 

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

8. Voluminous hairdo

IMAGE: In the 70s, hair was decorated too. Ashish Soni's show this season reminded us that hair speaks volumes for your personality.
Think this trend deserves a comeback? 

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

9. The mogra-bindi look

IMAGE: The best makeup known for a girl is the flower and bindi look. Draping the pallu loosely over the headbun adds a distinct traditional element to the overall festive look?
Don't you just love Mugdha Godse's style at Gaurang Shah's show?

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016: Full Coverage

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