The Art of Couture

It’s rare to come by a collection that changes the landscape of fashion and sets the benchmark for the future; Varun Bahl’s haute couture show was just that. Inspirational design, ingenious embroidery and a breathtaking setting were just the start of what culminated into a crowning presentation. With this assemblage, Bahl has demonstrated once again why he is considered one of India’s top couturiers. The designer can be applauded for an artistic show staged to perfection.

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Elf meets mermaid in a strong but delicate, fierce yet feminine Gaurav Gupta couture collection. The designer juxtaposes structure and drapes with botanical and marine motifs in this fantasy collection. The collective wisdom of nature is weaved in cascading layers of silk and swirls of organza and chiffon. Empowering silhouettes include sculpted sari-gowns, structured lehenga-saris and Maharaja coats teamed with trousers.

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