Designers unveil summer 2009 collection in Bangalore

May 15th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI  

Bangalore, May 15 (ANI): Various fashion designers showcased their summer 2009 collections in Bangalore, which included both Indian and western clothes.

The participants were- Ramesh Dembla, designer duo Anu Nagappa and Susan Fernandes from Astara and Michelle Salins.

Dembla’s collection was displayed in two sequences. First called ‘angel’s fantasy’ with dresses and gowns in white, and the second called ‘ethnic saris’ featuring saris in various colors and embellishments.

“Tonight I showed a collection of mine called ‘Angel’s Fantasy’ that was all gowns in white with very minimalist embellishments but very beautiful cuts and (they are) very nice clothes to wear. The second sequence is called ‘ethnic saris’, which we did for the finale,” he said

The showstopper for Dembla’s show was Bollywood actress Aarti Chabaria, who sashayed down the ramp in a pristine white sari.

“Actually I did get a glimpse (of the show). I think the colors were beautiful, very vibrant and very well put together and very-very classic,” she said.

Nagappa and Fernandes presented a vintage collection in white, with silhouettes from the 60s, but with a very contemporary edge. Lace detailing on pure cotton, khaki, silk, chiffons and georgettes in whites had also been used.

Meanwhile, Salins collection was titled ‘The Butterfly’. As the name suggests, the designs were playful, energetic, cheerful, vibrant, bright and sensuous.

The collection featured hot pants, bubble dresses and skirts in pure silk, satin and brocades teamed with interesting accessories.

To suit the Indian summers, designers smartly put a wide variety of color and fabrics into use. (ANI)

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