Highlights of the Amazon Fashion Week 2017

One of the most popular fashion shows India, the Amazon Fashion Week, happened on the 16th of March 2017. It is an event that promotes Indian handloom and textiles. This sartorial extravaganza took place in Delhi with a conglomerate of talented fashion designers from the country. Let’s take a look at the major highlights of this grand event and the designers whose work shone through.

Dhruv Vaish: This designer brought to the stage some edgy gingham separates embellished with leather accents. There was also a lineup of longline jackets, stylish suits, double jackets and chequered chokers. The designer is known for his experimental style of fashion and outfits that blur the lines of gender.

Anju Modi: The ace designer showcased her phenomenal collection at this much-raved fashion show in Delhi. Her designs included pleated lehenga skirts, velvet cholis, floor-kissing capes and gowns, and asymmetric jackets. The hues that dominated the collection were mauve, ivory, silver, and blue.
Namrata Joshipura: Blacks, blues, and reds were predominantly a part of Namrata’s creation of this fashion show. Elaborate gowns with high slits, pant suits with embellished details, and glittery jumpsuits. The designer put up a fashion fiesta that enthralled the audience in one look!

Wendell Rodricks: Another creative fashion designer and environmentalist presented his mystical collection at the Amazon fashion show this year. The shades of pink, coral, and sunset orange gave life to the dreamy silhouettes in Wendell’s line of designs. From metallic cutwork blouses to chic asymmetric bodycon dresses and whimsical ruffles, made this collection a stunner.

ILK: Quirky and smart designs radiated Ilk’s design sensibility. The collection was resplendent with some awesome wallpaper prints on pyjamas, extravagant sleeves, pretty kaftan dresses, floral printed and stylised saris and more. The edgy designs and prints in the shades of blue totally made the collection standout.

Tarun Tahiliani and Amit Aggarwal: The duo of these two seasoned designers of the fashion industry came together to showcase their eccentric designs on stage. Both the designers collaborated to show an enchanting line of saris and jumpsuits. Sophisticated gowns, stunning capes and gilets, and lots more were on display with each designer’s signature pattern as the core.

These are some of the key moments of the Amazon Fashion Week 2017. The fashion show was a tremendous success with a great lineup of designers and many celebrities from different fields in the front rows. After Lakme Fashion Week, this fashion event seems to be the new platform for amazing talent and couture experimentation.

Akansha Nair is a health instructor at a leading fitness centre in Mumbai. Her passions include hiking, trying new cuisines, and writing. She contributes online blogs to various health and fashion magazines in her spare time. This is an article by her that states the highlights of the fashion show, Amazon Fashion Week 2017.