LFW S/R 2012 Day 3: Indian Textile Day (and a sneak preview of Debarun)
The third day of Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 has been designated “Indian Textile Day”. Curated by Krishna Mehta, all designers today will showcase Indian weaves and crafts.
One of the designers today is Kolkata-based Debarun, and he’s using pure Indian fabrics like chandari, dupion silk, crushed mal mal and Indian-made pure cotton. The colour palette is predominantly white with some pastel shades. BTW, Shahana Goswami will walk the ramp at Debarun this afternoon.
Take a look:
Paromita has always been a fan of Indian fabrics, especially hand-woven fabrics. She has using them in the past to create fusion silhouettes for universal appeal.
Below: Paromita Bannerjee at LFW W/F 2011
Anita’s penchant for ethnic style is well-known, and season after season this veteran designer has extensively worked with silk and cotton brocade weaves, tie and dye, and ikats of Andhra Pradesh.
Below: Anita Dongre at LFW W/F 2011