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10 WEDDING LOOKS TO STEAL FROM INDIA COUTURE WEEK 2016

Last week witnessed the country’s most celebrated event with A-list fashion designers coming together and enchanting us with their brilliant craftsmanship. The India Couture Week 2016 gave us major wedding outfit goals!

 

Manish Malhotra

Ace fashion designer showcased his collection ‘The Persian Story’ with a beautiful display of intricate motif embroidery on aged velvet creating an old world charm.

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Anita Dongre

A bride with the cornrows! Anita Dongre’s ‘Epic Love’ inspired by Mughal Gardens totally got us hooked with the entire boho princess look.

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Tarun Tahiliani

Taking us back to the roots, the designer displayed his collection ‘The Last Dance of the Courtesans’ paying ode to the royal courtesans. Keeping his collection super glamorous yet contemporary, the designer nailed the theme.

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Reynu Taandon

Inspired by the Rajasthani Heritage with a touch of traditional craftsmanship, Reynu Taandon awed us with her collection ‘Kamangari’. The collection was dominated by Rajasthani art motifs and traditional colors worn by the Rajastani brides.

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Rimple & Hapreet Narula

Who said Indian bride can’t wear white?! Drawing the inspiration from late Khalil Gibran, the duo-designer rolled out their collection ‘Hiraeth’. The collection highlighted with work ranging from thread embroidery to sequences in sizes big and small is ideal for the brides who aren’t afraid of experimenting.

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Varun Bahl

Master couturier Varun Bahl’s ‘Vintage Garden’ collection was high on structure and petals. Inspired by the range of colourful flowers, the collection talks about exactly what 21st century brides would like to don on their D-Day.

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Manav Gangwani

Titled Begum-e-Jannat, the designer turned heads with his collection inspired by Mughal Era. A stunner, as what we like to call, the collection embraced the true essence of royal age with intricate details and bold colours.

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Rohit Bal

Bringing the curtain down at India Couture Week 2016, Rohit Bal slayed the runway with his magical collection ‘Kehkashaan’ inspired from the  grandeur of the Czars Russia. Heavily embroidered and bejewelled silhouettes featuring floor-sweeping anarkalis, majestic lehengas, ravishing gowns were nothing less than a masterpiece.

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Don’t tell us these didn’t have you dreaming about your wedding outfit!

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10 Fashion Documentaries To Catch Up With This Winter

Winters are a time of snuggling up under the comforter with your fuzzy PJ and sweatshirt on. The season calls for maximum hot chocolate and spiced latte guzzling with a glass of bourbon here and there. This winter ditch your books for a while and get your movie library updated with these fashion documentaries we’ve picked out for you!

 

  1. Unzipped – Douglas Keeve (1995)

Follow Isaac Mizarahi as he plans and puts together his fall 1994 collection. You can almost feel the excitement and anxiety rub off of Mizarahi through the lens.20-best-fashion-documentaries-to-watch-19UNZIPPED-1995

 

  1. Style Wars – Tony Silver (1983)

The documentary captures the growing hip-hop scene of the 80s in 70 short minutes. Silver takes you along the NYC of the late 70s with an emphasized focus on graffiti and street dancing.Stylewars_cover

 

  1. The September Issue – RJ Cutler (2009)

This one doesn’t need an introduction. If you’re even remotely aware of the fashion industry, you’ll know who Anna Vintour is and why Meryl Streep was such a tough cookie in The Devil Wears Prada.Issue

 

  1. The Secret World of Haute Couture – Margy Kimmonth (2007)

Experience haute couture through the eyes of millionaire customers and top-notch designers as Kimmonth gives you a sneak peek into their dramatic but fashionable universe.20-best-fashion-documentaries-to-watch-18THE-SECRET-WORLD-OF-HAUTE-COUTURE

 

  1. Annie Leibovitz: Life Through A Lens – Barbara Leibovitz (2007)

Barbara Leibovitz pilots us through the creative mind of iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz, who is most findly remembered for her times with the Rolling Stones is acknowledged as a living milestone of the international photography scene.Annie-Leibovitz_Life-Through-a-Lens

 

  1. McQueen And I – Louise Osmond (2011)

Mcqueen is often remembered as the person who painted the fashion scene with his eccentric and innovative fashion palette. Take a walk through the personal life and eccentric works of the fashion genius that was Alexander McQueen.20-best-fashion-documentaries-to-watch-16MCQUEEN-AND-I

 

  1. In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye – Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato (2012)

Released on the occasion of Vogue’s 120th birthday, the documentary gives us a behind the scenes of the world’s most influential fashion magazine.20-best-fashion-documentaries-to-watch-3IN-VOGUE

 

  1. Material Success – Jesse Mann (2012)

Material Success documents the misfortunes of fashion designer Bruno Ierullo as he gears up for his first runway show after a personal tragedy inspires him to risk his life savings on a career change.MV5BNjY3NDg0MDQzNl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNTY3NjU1Nw@@._V1_UY1200_CR90,0,630,1200_AL_

 

  1. Chasing Beauty – Brent Huff (2013)

Peek into the entangled world of modeling. The documentary starts off with the intriguing fact, which states that 25 percent of young American women would rather win America’s Next Top Model than the Nobel Peace Prize. We’ll leave the rest for you to watch and find out!ChasingBeauty_comp03_web_V03

 

  1. Dior And I – Frédéric Tcheng (2014)

Dior & I records the backstage drama of when Raf Simons become the label’s creative director and his fashion-laden journey thereafter. Spoiler alert: Tons of fabrics, color schemes and collections ahead!mmt795-flat-packshot-medium