Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015 ended its fourth day with ace designer Suneet Varma’s grand summer bridal collection and actress Nargis Fakhri on the ramp.
Titled “Decorative Arts of India”, Varma’s clothes were a riot of art and colour. Inspired by the gorgeous traditional motifs and crafts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and South India, the collection was romantic, feminine and flirtatious.
The colour story matched the theme as shades of red moved to vermilion, gulaal, fuchsia, pink rose and magenta, which were splashed with large mirror work borders in thread embroidery.
Putting further emphasis on the crafts, Varma added white and ivory with tonal aari work, deep navy and cobalt blue with antique gold and copper touches.
The fabrics revolved around chiffon, jacquard, tulle, rich velvet, silk, georgette and lush traditional textiles.
Silhouettes were elegant and dramatic with tunics in varying lengths, capri trousers, tiny boleros, fitted pants, magnificently tiered full flared lehengas, Patiala salwars and delicately tasselled triangular stoles being part of the look.
Sheer net saris dazzled with grey and oyster pearls splashed with Swarovski crystals; while the kalidaar kurtas in black, teal, ivory, and red were highlighted with Topkapi motifs.
Fakhri, 35, looked sensational in a crystal encrusted red lehenga choli and dupatta, teamed with stunning jewellery pieces.