Lakmé Fashion Week Summer / Resort 2018 has kicked off in style. While there was a lot to love on the glamourous showcase, here is our pick of 7 trends that were going strong during the biggest fashion extravaganza in the country!

The Anti-fit Bit

Starting with Gen Next designers like Bobo Calcutta and Muhammed Mazhar, to labels like Ikai by Ragini Ahuja, anti-fit silhouettes were a popular choice.

Muhammed Mazhar
Bobo Calcutta
Ikai by Ragini Ahuja

Flower Power

A summer wardrobe is incomplete without florals. Delicate appliqued florals were seen in Half Full | Curve and Anita Dongre while bold, graphic prints featured in Ritu Kumar, Bobo Calcutta, and Rara Avis.

Rara Avis
Anita Dongre
Half Full | Curve

Muted Monochromes

Monochromatic and subtle earthy shades were the palette of choice for designers Anita Dongre, Ikai, Urvashi Kaur and even Gen Next labels Two Point Two, Muhammed Mazhar and Padma Raj Keshri.

Anita Dongre
Padma Raj Keshri
Ikai by Ragini Ahuja

Sheer Drama

Designers Dhruv Kapoor, Ritu Kumar and Urvashi Kaur’s collections featured sheer fabric with inventive layering.

Ritu Kumar
Dhruv Kapoor
Urvashi Kaur

All the stripes

Stripes of all kinds created a major buzz in the collections of Two Point Two, Dhruv Kapoor, Ikai, and more. There were a lot of variants on display from Amrich’s monochrome to Ritu Kumar’s multi-coloured to Naushad Ali’s bold dual-toned numbers.

Ritu Kumar
Naushad Ali
Ikai by Ragini Ahuja

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Checks made an appearance too in the collections of designers Amrich, Naushad Ali and Gen Next label Two Point Two.

Two Point Two
Naushad Ali
Amrich

Metallic mayhem

Metallic tones were the surprise element this season. While labels like Ritu Kumar, Half Full | Curve and Dhruv Kapoor featured metallic elements, Gen Next designer Helena Bajaj Larsen’s entire collection featured acid dye metallics.

Helena Bajaj Larsen
Half Full | Curve

 

 

 

 

 

Ritu Kumar  

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