Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2021 concluded with a film presentation that showcased a design collaboration of final year fashion students of School of Fashion, Pearl Academy.
Mentored by Antonio Maurizio Grioli, Dean, School of Fashion and faculty members, the students curated 'Fashion Reboot' - a collection of ensembles focused on Gen Z.
The line-up comprised oversized jackets, bombers, blazers with asymmetrical hemlines, oversized shirts, trousers and other comfortable wear in bright, pop colours with quirky prints and cuts.
Designer Sahib Bhatia under his label Amaare launched his line-up of menswear called 'Cosmos'. It included clean cut, tailored fit suits, blazers, bandhgalas, kurtas in deep shades of blue, plum and black. Bhatia has played with layering in the ensembles and has used intricate hand-embroideries to add surface texture to the pieces.
Designer Jyotika Jhalani under her label Janavi showcased luxurious shawls, woven from pure cashmere. There are pieces that features the motif of evil's eye in shades of navy, cobalt and electric blue, layered against a canvas of pristine white and ivory.
Another part of the collection captures the glamour and extravagance of 1920s Art Deco designs. Defined by expert embroidery and enchanting embellishments, it is inspired by the stars of the era and the compositions are layered with whimsical motifs, sumptuous colours, glittering beads, and quirky feathers. There are maximalist talisman motifs and dazzling embellishments used to create another section of collection. There are motifs of butterfly, bee, dragon, rose, dove, bow, The colour is kept in neutral hues of vintage nude and taupe, sophisticated white, and hypnotic black, jewel tones of red, green, and blue.
Menswear designer Pawan Sachdeva's latest collection is named 'Blitzen'. Set in a palette of inky blues and blacks, tints of grey, and shiny metallics, the collection has a futuristic approach. Reflective tapes and PU fabrics have been used to make coated and proofed outerwear, light jackets layered with zipper t-shirts, and jogger pants. The collection is inspired by the contemporary industrial design and tech revolution.