March has been a month of fashion with Lakme Fashion Week 2014 and now Wills India Fashion Week 2014. This fashion extravaganza will be seeing respected names such as Tarun Tahiliani, Malini Ramani, Abraham & Thakore.
Day 1 of WIFW was grand, with Tarun Tahiliani opening the event with his dramatic royal gold rush collection. His models walked the ramp with belted kaftans, brocade blouses, intricate peplum jackets and beautiful anarkalis. His stunning showstopper Shilpa Shetty walked the runway in a tiered lehenga with an off-shoulder blouse.
Anupana Dayal showcased her bridal collection ‘Kama’, which was inspired by nomadic cultures with a strong sense of tradition, which is deeply Indian.
Bold and edgy Raakesh Agarvwal’s daring collection was inspired by S&M and bondage. Latex, leather and tassels in the form of layered chains and neck braces were showcased on the runway.
Designer duo Shantanu & Nikhil displayed their stylish east meets west ‘Shadow Within’ couture collection. It was classic, subtle and regal with tones of modernism.
With Kiran Uttam Ghosh, Vineet Bahl and Rina Dhaka also showcasing their stunning collections, it surely an day full of extravagant and impressive collections.