From floaty to structured and from mystic to geometric looks, the Lakmé Fashion Week 2020 had it all and more! The entire season was all about reinventing and rejuvenating the fashion spaces post the Covid pandemic. The collection showcased some of the best works by the most well-known fashion giants of India including Monica and Karishma, Amit Agrawal and Sanjay Garg. But aren’t fashion weeks just a source of entertainment since nothing even remotely similar to the looks showcased at the runways are easily available and pocket-friendly? Well, it might have been the case earlier, but not anymore! We at Curious Hanger are here to help you out and that too in a very pocket-friendly way. So, let us check out all the Lakmé Fashion Week 2020 inspired looks that our divas could recreate without them being heavy on the purse!
A massive style statement this season has been the monochrome look! From designers like Sukriti and Akriti to Amit Aggarwal, all seemed to be in love with this fashion trend and so are we! A modern touch to the traditional crafts of phulkari, geometric prints, floral prints and much more were seen on the runway, complementing the monochromatic palette.to create a monochromatic look inspired by the collections at LFW 2020, one can try colors and prints that favor their body type but stick to the one-color style which is the definition of monochromatic looks. To understand better how to create monochromatic looks, do visit our last blogs which give you a detailed idea about monochromatic fashion. Also, do not forget to check out Curious Hanger’s collection of clothes which are a sure shot way for you to find your favorite monochromatic looks.
The festive collection by Sanjay Garg, ‘Moomal’ is all about revisiting one’s roots. In Garg’s case, his Rajasthani roots. The collection comprised of poshak-inspired long blouses, kurtas that had necklines typical of Rajasthan and outfits in colors of greens, pinks and yellows. Now, to create a look inspired by the collection, one can opt to choose long, baggy kurtas in the shades and hues of yellows, pinks and greens preferably in handloom silks and brocade fabric which has been originally used in the collection. Clothes with the motif of peacocks and which have used the Bandhej technique can add another layer of authenticity to the look.
A major center of attention this fashion season was Ridhi Mehra’s collection Reflections. This line of design showcased mirror work, gota-patti and zari work at its finest. With dainty embroidery, ruffles and feminine drapes, all emphasized and held together by the gotta-patti work on flowy fabrics, Reflections stole our hearts! To create a look inspired by Reflections, one could simply just go for a good Kurti or kurta-set in fabrics like georgette, chiffon and organza. The mirror, gota-patti, or the zari work will finally hold the true essence of the collection in your look.
Splashes of bright colors like red, pink and orange were seen in the collection of many designers like Aggarwal’s First Light and Mishru’s The Lost Summer. The colors stood out in prominence due to the ongoing festive season in India. Mainly focused on and around the indigenous fabrics like Chanderi, these colors also celebrated authentic Indian embroidery. To create a similar look, one can choose one of Curious Hanger’s bright kurtas, Kurtis, kurta-sets, co-ords, tops, dresses, etc. in bright colors and beautiful embroidery.
Another trend that has been dominating the fashion spaces both in and around the country, has been the jewel tones. The rich tones of rubies, emeralds, amethysts, etc. were a major presence in the collection of Rimzim Dadu and Amit Aggarwal. This trend has equally been observed in many other fall-inspired looks, globally. To create a perfect jewel-tone look, try experimenting with various designs and styles in the color range of jewels. To get a deeper understanding of the tips and tricks to create such looks, visit our previous blogs specifically written to help you ace this fashion trend!