Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Collection Story:Manish Malhotra’s Summer Affair: Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2014

Titled ‘A Summer Affair’ the collection is all about celebrating modern day romanticism. With a colour palette of lavender blue, beige and ivory to blush pink, the collection has an underlying surreal feel of a dream world. Painterly prints (Read:Print on Print),sparkle, thread and metal work detailing and floral married the uniqueness of experimental silhouettes and cuts.

Fabrics such as Tafetta,Tulle, Organza,Georgette and Chantilly lace brought in an element of  fluid sophistication to the collection. Crop tops, zip saris, embellished skirts, Bolero jackets paired with kurtas and slim pants, lehengas with pockets, encapsulates the very idea of contemporary fashion.

The men’s collection retains the traditional essence, but with a smart infusion of contemporary silhouette and modern men’s fashion sensibility. Shirt Kurtas,Bandis paired with slim pants,pocket squares,Jodhpur pants,generous print on print, texture and sharp cuts complements the essence of today’s modern Indian men. 

“My collection is inspired by the Romanticism that exists in today's day and age. The young, in love are distracted. This thought makes way for my Summer Affair collection,”says Manish Malhotra.
Vintage yet youthful the collection’s fabric and design story effortlessly represents the idea of romanticism in today’s world, or I must say ‘Summer Romanticism’.

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