It was an afternoon well spent at lifestyle concept store Le Mill. Top of the line designers with their respective muses adorned the store spaces with distinct fashion statements; as a fabulous sneak peek to the 9th edition of Seagram’s Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 2013.
Gaviin Miguel portrayed ‘Warriors of Heaven on Earth’ on his muse Dipannita Sharma. The opulent”¨evening gown in earthy tones and embellishments was a stunner. It would actually make you believe that the ethereal paradise has just descended on earth in this disarmingly beautiful creation.
J J Valaya showcased ‘Maharaja of Madrid’ on his muse. The medley of Spanish and Indian influences, were juxtaposed in rich red and black tones. It had a lively flamenco vibe to it.
Neeta Lulla drew inspiration from the fashionistas of 20’s and 30’s characterized by boldness with immense poise. Her muse Sophie”¨Choudhary donned sensuous silhouette accentuating pink outfit that would take you back in time.
Pankaj and Nidhi showcased ‘Roses are Blue’ on their gorgeous muse Neha Dhupia. The ever- beautiful oversized roses in pixilated graphic avatars, in full bloom, were given a totally unexpected twist in surreal palette of blues.
Rocky S brought out the dark medieval age of Fashion in signature Black on super models Binal Trivedi, Pia Trivedi, Mashoom Singha, Shamita Singha and Aanchal Kumar. Teeming of lavishness, seduction”¨and dramatic splendor of mystery, the outfits brought out the gorgeous contours of feminity.
Tarun Tahliani brought to life, glimmers of sunrise saffron with exuberant outbursts of fiery hues and midnight shades. Stunning Mehr Rampal oozed enigma, sadhu style, in a sea of unending fabric creating a sensuous drape.
Vikram Phadnis, had sexy and elegant Malaika Arora Khan personifying the Chic You’ silhouette in a passionate combination of colors and creativity. Draped in cream, red and black, she looked vivacious and personified the buoyant spirits of the creation she was donning.
Wendell Rodricks took to music for inspiration. He paid a tribute to Cole Porter- Red, Haute and Blue and transformed hot tunes into a hot garment with a delightful palette, on Evelyn Sharma.
Falguni and Shane Peacock, known for their avant garde and futuristic fashion sensibilities showcased a very distinctive floral and abstract creation playing with sheer fabric and a black, white and red palette. The duo known for dressing up the hottest of stars, had sizzling Sameera Reddy as their muse.
When the country’s topmost trendsetters, showcase personal inspiration in form of sartorial embodiment, you are bound to come back feeling so fashion satiated!
By: Payal Hindocha