Day 2 of FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week 2022 is dedicated to stylish, sustainable fashion

Day 2 of FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week 2022 is dedicated to stylish, sustainable fashion.

Diksha Khanna’s collection “Julley,” or “Hello” in the local dialect, eloquently captures the vistas of Ladakh. The bleak landscape provided as inspiration for earthy colours and androgynous, fluid forms.

Diksha Khanna's collection "Julley," or "Hello".

The moodboard for Pramaa by Pratima Pandey’s latest collection, ‘Paro,’ is Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s famous work. To reflect her character’s contrast of tender and aggressive, handwoven silk chanderi and Maheshwari silks with elegant flora-fauna embroidery are used.

Pratima Pandey's latest collection, 'Paro,' is Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's famous work.

Khanijo’s Cirque de Soul collection, with its colourful striped trousers and elaborate embroideries, elevated streetwear to a new level.

Khanijo's Cirque de Soul collection.

The juxtaposition of two print schools is a challenging recipe, but Payal Pratap’s presentation perfectly caught this essence. The Java series featured digitalized replicas of Pratap’s original hand-painted artworks.

The blend of floral Chintz designs with Batik artistry, as well as streamlined forms, piqued our interest.

Satya Paul’s legendary brand is getting a makeover, thanks to Rajesh Pratap Singh’s appointment as creative director. While the exquisite painterly and abstract prints remained popular, it was the silhouettes that sparked the most interest.

Rajesh Pratap Singh's collection.

Vaishali S is the queen of fabric manipulation and layering. The internationally acclaimed designer has returned to the Indian runway, and her collection, Fil Rouge, has sent our hearts aflutter.

We were captivated by Vaishali S cutting-edge silhouettes, one-of-a-kind curtains, complex cord work, and flawless craftsmanship, all captured in crimson hues.

With his collection, Countdown, Nitin Bal Chauhan provided us a reality check on challenges plaguing the planet. The collection was a cry to arms, raising awareness about concerns such as urbanisation, deforestation, and air pollution.

With his collection, Countdown, Nitin Bal Chauhan provided us a reality check on challenges plaguing the planet.

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