Fall. ing. 2020
After the successful and victorious virtual edition of India Couture Week 2020 Fashion Design Council Of India Kick started the first ever digital version of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, Spring –Summer 2021.
Ace designer Rajesh Pratap Singh, Namrata Joshipura and Payel Jain are proud to open the first-ever-digital edition and showcasing their innovative collections.
Rajesh is an Indian designer known for his design innovation. He hails from Rajasthan, has worked in the Fashion Industry in India and Italy before introducing his own line of men’s and women’s clothing in 1997
He has over the years created his unique signature style that subtly draws from his Indian roots to craft artisanal garments that stand apart due to their faultlessly clean lines, careful detailing and international silhouettes. His work epitomises simplicity, yet on closer look reveals his obsessive attention to detail. Rajesh’s reserve reflects in his styling which combines the modern with the traditional in an understated design aesthetic.
His collection titled ‘Fall. ing. 2020″, rendition of the effect of covid 19 on our fashion sensibility. The collection is a contemporary edit with bright pastel hues and an extensive use of hand block printing techniques. Handloom, glass cotton proprietory weaves from our textile unit in Neemrana and silk satins comprise the fabrics used in the collection. Signature pintucks and his classic whites make an appearance as well.
Rajesh’s garments have always transcended the passage of time and his designs are as relevant today as they were when created. This itself is his philosophy in response to Sustainability.
Experience Of Rebirth
Vaishali S is a brand committed to creating wearable art forms out of handwoven textiles. Since the inception, the brand has been committed to handloom weavers and worked with over 900 weavers and explored 14 different techniques of weaving from various Indian states.
SS’21 collection is an experience of rebirth. Life began in water and it is here that the sensation of depth and a surreal unknown world lies. The collection builds this in forms of corals, creating a distinct feel of being born again in the slow.
Designer Nitin Bal Chauhan presents NAEVUS at the ongoing Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week SS,21 , a collection inspired by the JallianWala Bagh Massacre that occurred on 13th April 1919, under the British Raj. Hints of colonial references fused with military inspired detailing is prominent in the collection. Victorian collars & cuffs, exaggerated sleeves combined with our signature 3D embroidery beautifully amalgamates the bygone era with the present.
Bright red hues of the British Army uniforms to soft tones of nude form the colour pallete. Artworks done by the designer for the collection are seen as bold prints in the collection. Grunge textures, detailed hand embroideries combined with bold military styling is a reminiscence of the past.
Dhi means ‘a thought’ in the ancient Sanskrit language. Dhi started as a single thought of how to preserve Indian traditional workmanship and keep them relevant in our ever-evolving world. Dhi is a collaboration of designers, artists, artisans, entrepreneurs and technologists led by Anjana Bhargav and Ankita Bhargava Meattle. The brand presents dazzling collection conceptualized during the pandemic of Covid-19, resonates of a quiet fortitude. Over the last few months, when everyone was looking outwards for hope, we looked inwards towards self-introspection and self love.
Stemming from emotions like self -introspection, determination and a keen resolve to overcome the obstacles of these times with a stoic attitude of hope and determination rolled together.
Mirror Me, our latest sustainable collection is a sum of all of these emotions, layers and reflections. The collection comprises of separates that are conducive to working from home in relaxed and comfortable fits with crisp construction and attention to detail that lend themselves to “Above the Key Board Dressing” – the new work from home reality.
It resonates of a chic, sophisticated, relaxed mood of understated luxury. Cutting edge, yet deceptive in its simplicity.
The garments are made in sustainable, soft organic cottons, (Oeko-Tex standard 100) and hand- spun Khadi – the historic fabric of India’s movement for independence that inspires self-reliance and self-motivation by itself.
Cut on the principles of zero wastage the collection inspires responsible living.
The colours are bold new neutrals/ Navy, Quiet wave aqua, hints of happy and muted tones. The collection is – Easy to wear Easy to care and Easy to pair.
It inspires introspection, self-love, the desire to look good yet feel comfortable throughout the day, where work and play now intermingle and go hand in hand.