See What’s Trending This Season and Give Your Wardrobe That Much Needed Makeover
This LFW S/R 2017 was a blast with the hottest Bollywood stars walking the ramp for designers. From Karisma Kapoor’s killer twirl and shimmy to sister Kareena’s walk at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 Grand Finale – we loved it all!
And how can we not mention Sonakshi Sinha’s stunning look at the opening show of LFW S/R 2017 on a cruiser liner and then again on Day 1, as she showed support for some of her favorite designers – Amit Aggarwal and Kunal Rawal.
It was definitely the biggest fashion fiesta of the year and we have the complete Trend Report from Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017. Read on!
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 1 – Voluminous Sleeves
This season of Lakme Fashion Week S/R 2017 designers Sailesh Singhania and Vineet-Rahul brought along a whole lot of drama in sleeves with ruffles, billows and lacy trims, especially in the GenNext show. From capped to bell-shaped, fancy sleeves are the latest trends!
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 2 – Frills are in!
Designers KA-SHA and Jayanti Reddy got playful with their clothing line as they introduced frills and ruffles to sari borders and blouses, as a part of their LFW S/R 2017 Collections.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 3 – Fringe Benefits
Beaded borders, draped silhouettes, glittery blouses and cocktail attire were heavily present at this season of LFW S/R 17 as a part of several designers’ collections.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 4 – Summer Equals Indigo Shades
Designers like Eleven-Eleven, Abraham & Thakore, Chaman Siju from Artisans of Kutch and Rajesh Pratap Singh ensured that some funk was added to the handloom as well.
Organic cotton, handwoven, natural-dyed materials in indigo and white stripes were worn with dramatic, creative blouses with stylish fabric detailing and cold-shoulder silhouettes.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 5 – Neutral Shades are the Latest!
Roomy trousers, layering and a mix-and-match of opposite shades of neutrals make for a worldly character matter for a boys-to-men brigade.
Light trenches and jackets were a favorite for all subtle summer hues this season. Designers like Galang Gabaan,Eleven-Eleven, Anuj Bhutani and Tarun Tahiliani played largely with neutral shades with their Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 Collections.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 6 – Spring Season Equals Tropical Floral
Floral appliqués and stripes poured in by the dozens on trench coats, belted tunics and drawstring dresses.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 7 – Gold on White Love
Summer whites are always a winning combination, but this season they come paired with some gold, striking the right balance between austere and ornate. Perfect for that destination wedding or even a festive brunch, take a cue from these outfits –
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 8 – Metal Magic
If you’ve been keeping a tab on the trends, you’d agree that metallic skirts and pants have been in the limelight on the runway. Shweta Kapoor, Ishita Mangal, Amit Aggarwal and others proved that metallic garments could still get the party started!
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 9 – Embellishments!
Embellishments played a major role throughout the showcases at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017. Designers also used intricate glass beadwork in vibrant tribal tones and metallic embellishments.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 10 – Sarees with a Modern Twist
Saree’s took a center stage with new drape experimentations along with an absolutely unique approach to blouses. Collections like Indigene, Divya Sheth, I Was A Sari Project and GenNext designer Soumodeep Dutta made it possible to wear a saree with a whole new twist!
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 11 – Cutworks
Cutworks have been popular for decades. A typical Indian wear is incomplete without the cutwork masterpiece. Rara Avis, Divya Sheth and Eka displayed cutworks which beautifully assimilated in modern styles.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 12 – Printed Jackets
Inspired from the tropical beauties, this season designers like Farah Sanjana and Nishka Lulla have made printed jackets. Botanical prints and florals in satin jackets looked flowy and sumptuous on the ramp.
LFW S/R 2017 Trend 13 – Intricate Embroidery
Embroidery increasingly features on the international runways. Keeping with the trend, Kotwara, Nupur Kanoi, Amit GT, Shrujan from Artisans of Kutch showcased fabulous bead and mirror work, adornments and zardozi to make the outfits stand out and how!
Image Credits – Viral Bhayani