ANAMIKA KHANNA – LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK 2015
Anamika Khanna is an Indian designer who finds innovative ways to experiment with typical silhouette that belongs to the country of culture and traditions, India! It takes a lot of courage for sure to deconstruct ensembles that have pervaded the collective memory for eons. She is a versatile designer who can pair a saree with a tee shirt. Her garments can be worn on any occasion and she encourages women to inject their own unique personality into the curation of their own ensembles.
Anyway, the good part about Anamika Khanna keeps on proving that a good design is a good design, no matter where you show it. Innovative designers like Anamika Khanna find innovative ways of playing with the accoutrements of Indian design-embellishments, texturing, draping etc.
The grand finalé of Lakmé Fashion Week 2015, witnessed the collection of one of the most talented designers of the country- “Anamika Khanna”. The theme for summer collection in the words of Anamika is “sculpt” that is a contrast of sculpting and fluidity, stronger and lighter, construction and deconstruction. “It is an eclectic mix of construction and deconstruction and I have played a lot with drapes, Indian dhotis and long flowy jackets – all silhouettes that truly capture my vision of Sculpt,” says Anamika Khanna.
Let’s check out the “Summer Resort Line” by Anamika Khanna !
THE COLOR CODE BY ANAMIKA KHANNA
She created white magic out of the fabrics like silk dupions, organza and pure silk in this latest summer collection. Colors like ivory going into metallics and gunmetal, a dash of soft pink and a deep blue too. Playing with subtle yet exciting colors make her collection look even more remarkable. The sizzling appearances by the models and the light effects took the heart away and left the eyes mesmerized with the crisp and strong aesthetics.
THE FABRIC STORIES BY ANAMIKA KHANNA
Her experimental ways of playing with fabrics like silk and organza at the same time creates an amusing appeal to like, love and adore the creations by the designer. For framing the intricate embroidery, Anamika Khanna selects the fabrics that totally balance the looks and the designs. She used moldable fabrics and contrasted them with softer and more fluid fabrics like organza and silk.
SHOW STOPPERS- BEAUTIFUL & MESMERISING
Deepika Padukone walked for Anamika Khanna at Lakmé Fashion Week 2015. She wore luscious ensemble , a crop top, wide–legged pants and a sheer cape featuring a gold Egyptian style collar. She finished out the look with smokey eyes, sleek side-parted ponytail and Valliyan earrings.
Kareena Kapoor, in her usual and stunning style rocked the show and got everyone’s eyes rolling. She wore a white ensemble with heavy embroidery on it and shined like a real diva on the ramp! Kudos, Anamika Khanna!
EXPERIMENTS WITH THE SILHOUTTE & TRADITION
If you see a saree draped with a heavily embellished tunic and that too in a contemporary manner, believe it is Anamika Khanna’s creation with closed eyes. Amazing cuts and drape falls make her draping casual yet visually appealing. The portrayal of the design-thoughts and working on them to let the design dream shine is something what is special. Dhoti style is prominent in her collection this season where she designed the drape patterns with tee shirts and coats, conventional yet different!
Anamika Khanna is a designer who stands out from other designers because of her different collections and fusion designs. From Sonam kapoor to Kareena, Anamika Khanna’s creations are adored and loved by all the top actors. She is known for blending the traditional Indian textiles and techniques with the western silhouette. Associated with most of the international fashion brands, Anamika is truly a great designer with amazing skills and sense of design.