AIFW 2017 Revives Indian Fashions Classical Aesthetics

Indian fashion has been always a significantly noted industry in the fashion world and it is very unique when compared with the rest of the world. The classical and traditional fashion of India has time and again been a very notable work in the artistry of any designer. The recent Amazon fashion week, an extravaganza across four days witnessed the work of 115 designers who are well known and all of whom came up with designs suitable for the Indian attires. Continue reading

The Glamour story of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016

Consonant to its lineage this Lakme Fashion Week winter/festive 2016 marked a star-studded glamorous runway walk from 24th to 28th Aug 2016 at the prestigious stage of St. Regis, Mumbai.

Started with couture of Tarun Talhani and edged with Ashish Soni this show drummed all marked Fashion designers to exhibit their unique collection in aesthetic or contemporary definition.

Ritu Kumar, Shilpa Chavan in plus size sizzles, Sruti Thakkar, Sabyasachi and a lot more to check out.

Tarun Talhani’s old fashion in new attitude


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Kangana Ranaut as showstopper flaunted Talhani’s watch line of same dress in different attitude. The show inaugurated with Talhani’s inspiration which abstracted as a mesh of web in harmony.

He portrayed dresses which demand the wearer to drape it in new style, every time those come out of the closet.

Inspired by Mrinalini Mukherjee, an artist, he presented skirts in different drapes, sari with pleats and gilets.

Colours on which he trusted are black, blunt orange, cobalt blues, maroon and safari green.

Special Mention – Ritu Kumar

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This season she was all about fall makeup. It ranged from shimmer bronze shadow to different hair dos and broody colour experiments.

On the end day, she robbed our heart with unique athleisure of court of tennis with cute and sweetie Kriti Sanon.

Little Shilpa in Plus size donning

With the message that reflected by fuller frame men and women was “Style is not measured in inches”.

With cohesive fittings they walked the runway in ALL collections with confidence in representing a group.

Manish Malhotra reuniting celebs


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He cast fashion with group of glamorous stars. Being Shraddha Kapoor as showstopper dazzled in Manish Malhotra designed princess style lehenga. Susmita Sen with Bhumi Pednakar, Diya Mirza, Pernia Qureshi was spotted in his creation.

Sabyasachi in both Men’s and Women’s wear


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Men’s wear was from vintage rough and tough of Indian military and women’s of Matadors and Flamenco dance performers was his spirit or inspiration.

Kareena Kapoor and Deepika Padukone triped the fashion runway for him.

His focus was to enlighten embroidery work of Kashmiri Tilla and Benarasi.

It spanned from 1920s’ to 1970s’.

Anusree Reddy’s Wedding Circuit


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Shilpa Shetty flared her wedding guest collections. Her motive colours were rose gold and floral plattes.

Slinkier blouse with acid yellow colour was major focus of her creation.

Ridhi Mehra’s East-meet-West style


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Applique, embroidery, luxe fabric highlighted the Greek and Roman earthly paradise. Its mention is traced from mythology.

Ileana D’ Cruz ornate in embroidered gold lehenga unravelled her spirit as a showstopper.

This season her palatte selected hues in both dark and shades of black, navy and pink.

Focus of the Show

Focus on the show was wearability in known yet new fashion. With flashing camera and stars glamour show time, the Mumbai police were in trouble to keep control over traffic jam. It witnessed a rainy Mumbai.

We learnt variations in hair-do, simmer make up, wear old closet collection in new drapes and shades of bold and dusky.

Last but not least

Ashish Soni ended the show with thrills and fun where Jacqueline Fernandez marked monochromatic collections of Ashish Soni.

Surely this festive fashion will rock out in exhibited style from Fashion experts. 

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Latest Collection of Tarun Tahiliani

Tarun Tahiliani- the ace fashion designer needs no introduction. Every modern Bollywood Divas and fashionistas are admirers of his creations. Many have used his famous wedding attire on their real-life marriage day.

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One such diva is Shilpa Shetty. The gorgeous “Dharkan” girl’s stunning wedding saree was created by Tarun Tahiliani. And as usual, the attire made its mark on our mind.

No, we are not going to discuss this over discussed topic here on our blog; we will tell you about the latest collection of Tarun Tahiliani.

No, his recent creations are not dream-like, his new spring/summer lineup is more for common people. The collection has three features ready-to-wear, occasion wear and Shahjanabad.


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The ready-to-wear collection includes themes like Bauhaus, graphic nouveau, hand paint, chikan karri, and chintz.

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In occasion wear, we can find more designer themes like Ottoman empire fashion, royal Indian inspired fashion. Shahjanabad collection is filled with tops and tunics and dresses inspired by Mughal motifs and designs.

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The Kutch tribal SS’16 collection of Tarun Tahiliani is also stealing every fashion-loving Indian mind. Tahiliani used bright colors for this collection. We can see a burst of red, yellow or pink in this collection. The show featured “Fitoor” cast members Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapoor who wore most of the handcrafted collection.

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Tarun Tahiliani to Showcase in Dubai

Talking about creations and we don’t include fashion in that? Not possible in million years. Well readers, we are back with a bang with yet another scoop revolving the fashion world. You definitely are acquainted of fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani, the co-founder of India’s first multi-designer boutique with his wife Sailaja ‘Sal’ Tahilaini.

So are eager for reading this one? Give your ears to us for the scoop and enjoy reading with us:

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Sopritti, for the first time, is bringing Tarun Tahilaini, the leading Indian designer to UAE, Dubai on September 19. He is going to showcase his newest collection at the event. This “Fashion, Glamour and Lifestyle” event by UAE-based is the ultimate initiative of Sopritti. Sopritti arranges many creative exhibitions, especially art and fashion exhibitions. Many of these creative exhibitions are in support of a good cause such as raising awareness about less fortunate children in the UAE.

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At the event, the designer will meet with various clients on a heart-to-heart basis and connect with the audience. His collection entails fabric details, digital textile printing and Italian pattern cutting. Tahiliani creates ready-to-wear, diffusion, couture and accessory lines, all of this have aspects of traditional Indian wear in combination with international styles.

About the designer

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Tahiliani is extremely famous for his trousseau wear. He founded his design studio with his wife in 1990. His unique signature has from then evolved as a fusion of refined luxury, meticulous tailoring and textile details. The rich culture of the nation is reinvented in his designs and textiles as well.

About the event organiser

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Sopritti was established in 2011 by Pritti Nanda who is a local veteran of Dubai and has specialization in event organization as well. This initiative has already brought together the support from some of the most influential international designers for the support of its good causes.

This event is going to take place on 19 September, 2015 at the Yasat Ballroom at the Murooj Rotana Hotel in Dubai. If you are thinking to reshuffle your wardrobe for the next year, this is the place for you to come. Gear up for the spending. Leave your comments and stay stylish!!!!

Welcoming the One & the Only “Lakme Fashion Week –Winter/Festival 2014”

It’s that time of the year again when India will stay glued to the TV, newspapers and internet to see and know about the latest trends in the fashion industry. A battalion of highly talented and unbelievably creative Fashion designers will fight ruthlessly to make the headlines. Accessories will dazzle, Clothes will impress, Make up will be redefined and presenting all this will an army of national and international celebrities, top designers, and super models – some that we have seen over the years and some who are taking their baby steps towards the biggest exhibition of Fashion and Lifestyle.

Let’s quickly take a look at some of the interesting facts about Lakme Fashion Week’s previous seasons:


Lakme Fashion Week shortened as LFW is a bi-annual fashion and lifestyle event that’s hosted in Mumbai. Its Summer-Resort show takes place in February whiles the Winter-Festive show is held in August.


Ace designers Masaba Gupta and Amit Aggarwal to open Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive on August 19th, 2014.

This opening show will see Masaba’s distinguishing and gallant style with Amit’s exclusive and revolutionary sensibilities. This study in contrast promises to be a treat for the senses. The collections will play on the use of DHL’s unique yellow accent that will bring life to the first show of the season.


Pakistani Designers Faiza Samee, Rizwan Beyg, Sania Maskatiya and Zara Shahjahan to debut at Lakmé Fashion Week debut.


Children walk on the ramp for the first time at Lakmé Fashion Week

World’s famous toy shops – Hamley’s and Mattel – will host the first kids fashion show at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festival 2014.


India’s most celebrated designer Manish Malhotra to present at the Grand Finale of Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014.

“This is my fourth finale at LFW and I am as thrilled as I was the first time. This platform is one of biggest celebrations of fashion that brings forth the best in design, beauty, fashion and Bollywood making it every designer’s dream showcase. This season, I will be showcasing Lakmé Absolute’s bridal trousseau and I look forward to re-inventing my style inspired by Lakmé Absolute.” said Manish Malhotra, Grand Finale Designer for LFW Winter/Festival 2014.

Other Important Details:

Season: LFW Winter/Festival 2014

Venue: 8th Floor, The Palladium, Mumbai

Dates: August 19th/20th – 24th, 2014.

Time: Varies slightly but 12:00 noon to 10:00 PM (approximately)

Total Number of Designers: 87

Bollywood Bridal Lehenga Cholis

Its rightly said, “Marriages are made in heaven.” The day of marriage is one of the most awaited day for any girl. This magical transformation from her father’s princess to her husband’s queen is the most wonderful experience for a girl. Everyone wants to look their best on this memorable day of their life. We take too much time to plan the color we want, the matching accessories, the sandals and what not.

Even our very own bollywood beauties are not aloof from this excitement. With many designers coming up with entire designer lehengas and bridal wears our B-town divas have made us happy with their choice of bridal wear on their D-day. Many of them have played a bride n number of times on their reel life but when it came to real life, they left no stone unturned to look their best.

With the wedding season just round the corner, we have brought together for you, five legendary actresses of Bollywood who accelerated the heartbeat of many with their mere presence on the silver screen. When they got married, they broke the heart of many yet there was an excitement as to what they would wear and how they would look.

Timeless beauty Madhuri Dixit adorned a golden colored lehenga choli and her look was fresh and beautiful on her wedding with Shriram Madhav Nene who is a US based doctor.

Dressed in a pink colored lehenga , Karisma Kapoor was a very pretty bride when she got married to industrialist Sanjay Kapur in 2003. Designed by Manish Malhotra , the lehenga was studded with swarovski crystals.

Mast Mast girl Raveena Tandon truly lived the dream every girls sees for her wedding day by having a royal wedding in Udaipur. She surprised everyone by wearing her mother’s wedding lehenga. It was a heavily embroidered 35 – year old lehenga in gold and wine color and was given a re-touch by Delhi based fashion designer Manav Gangwani.

The much awaited wedding around the world of Aish – Abhishek saw Aishwarya in a traditional gold Kanjeevaram saree.

Stunning Shilpa Shetty also wore a traditional manglorian style saree designed by none other than the famous designer Tarun Tahiliani when she got married to NRI Raj Kundra. The saree had a crystal studded designer saree blouse and was a mix of burgundy and red.

Sareez is now bringing for you the facility of getting custom made ghagra , lehenga and sarees of your choice without the hassle of spending hours in the market. You can browse through our wedding collection and have your desired dress delivered right to your doorstep.