When Raakesh Agarvwal comes up with his collections, his creativity beats his own records. Working with a plethora of fabrics ranging from denim to chiffon, dyed in a wonderful palette of dramatic shades, Rakesh Agarvwal’s collections are like a fresh breeze on bling and shine laden Indian ramps. He can be accredited for apprehending the prêt genre in Indian fashion with a seductive grace. His designs convey a subtle balance between edgy and elegant, two very dissimilar styles bound into stunning outfits.
Raakesh Agarvwal’s signature style is body hugging drapes and magnificent cocktail gowns drenched in intricate golden highlights. He has mastered the art of drape couture and his designs can be seenall over - from fashion magazine covers to red carpets, adorning Bollywood divas like Malaika Arora Khan, Ileana D Cruz, Kareena Kapoor, Vani Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone.
He has evolved a new style of edgy with elegance that speaks volumes about the modern luxury contour and red carpet designs. According to him, a Raakesh Agarvwal woman is somebody who is sexy and intelligent and that’s what his designs are meant to reflect.
A firm believer in wearable fashion, Raakesh Agarvwal creates designs that portray the essence of grace in his alluring outfits. Every Raakesh Agarvwal collection is preceded by intense research by the designer in regards of fabrics, designs and embroideries, which could be seen in the versatility of fabrics selected for his collections.
His 2014 Autumn/Winter collection ‘Seduce Not Control’ showcased his love for gold and black hues in long fitted gowns, short leather dresses, knee length boots andside slit gowns in sheer fabrics with golden embellishments. Raakesh Agarvwal has exploredcorsets in his collections, reviving and modifying a century old English fashion for the Indian ramps. His corset designs are heavily embellished with glittery embroideries, riding on the edge of dominatrix fashion.
Raakesh Agarvwal showcased an entire collection in denim at the Wills Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2015, evincing his competency in designing with an eclectic range of fabrics and bringing the American Wild West to Indian ramps. This collection focused on colours like washed denim blue and bright yellow.
Raakesh Agarvwal has made his presence felt in International fashion circuits, by showcasing his collections at Miami Fashion Week, New York fashion week and Paris Tranoi. He hasextended his creativity to accessory, bags and foot wear designing, taking his sexy and glamorous signature to the international accessory markets. With his upcoming men’s wear line and accessory collections, Raakesh Agarvwal is all set to astound fashion fads again with his bold and magnificent designs.
A lot more of Edgy and Elegant fashion to look forward to from Raakesh Agarvwal – and we’re certainly excited!
Sources: Elleie, Raakesh Agarvwal official Facebook page