Designers Rajesh Pratap Singh, Siddartha Tytler and Raakesh Agarvwal each had stunning collections that charmed audiences at the Wills India Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2015.
Rajesh Pratap Singh who showcased his ‘Blue Blood’ collection on Friday, 10th October at the Wills India Fashion week used denims as the primary concept behind his Spring/ Summer 2015 collection. Singh’s blue blood collection displays the rawness and versatility of denims using eco-friendly natural indigo. He also tries to bring forth the understated individuality of this fabric by creating patchwork jackets and polka patters with unique hand embroideries. Denim inspired preppy skirts, blazers, dungarees with ikat work and waistcoats were seen on the runway. The designer also uses khadi made with pure indigo dye, which is a result of Indian innovation. Rajesh Prataps Singhs collection at Wills India Fashion Week is truly utilitarian and chic focusing on the timeless classic for all seasons- denim.
Siddartha Tytler’s show at Wills India Fashion Week on 11th October kicked off with a rocking start quite literally as models walked down the ramp to the track- Sweet Child of Mine. Tytler’s collection consisted of elegant and bold evening wear. Flowy dresses, corset silhouettes and peplum blouses were matched with flowing palazzos and sheer jackets. The menswear collection consisted of fitted pants with formal shirts.
Another denim lover, Raakesh Agarvwal's collection at Wills India Fashion Week on 11th October showcased a variety of denim wear. What was interesting about Agarvwals collection is the way in which he incorporated patterns and sequins on the fabric. Known for his unique pieces, the designer also managed to include some embellishments in his designs making denims look glamorous. The models displayed the hot pants, short dresses, denim shirts and ripped jeans, frills, high waisted and bell bottom slacks. Apart from denims, Agarvwal also used bright colours like orange and yellow through dresses, necklines and ruffled gowns.
Denim is definitely in for the next season as both designers – Rajesh Pratap Singh and Raakesh Agarvwal showcase this fabric in creative ways while Siddartha Tytler fabulous evening wear collection is definitely something to keep an eye out for an elegant and chic evening look!
Sources: Bold Sky, Klick Fashion, Myntra