The much awaited fashion extravaganza India Runway Week in association with Big Boy Toyz, Season 6 Summer Edition commenced at Thyagraj Stadium, with Young startup designers.  The opening show was named as “Fashion Startups of India”, this has happened for the first time when a fashion trade event of this level had eight young designer kicking off the ready-to-wear collections for Summer’16 season.

The Opening show was fully financed by IFFD and it presented the collection of eight designers out of thirty young designers of the previous seasons of India Runway Week who participated under “Newgen” category.

The names of these young designers are

  • Megha & Jigar
  • Vishala Shree
  • Ankita & Akshita
  • Vanica Chhabra
  • Rahul Kapoor
  • Bani Pasricha
  • Fahd Khatri
  • Sanya Garg.

RJ Rocky, RJ Henna & RJ Ashish from Red FM also walked the ramp for Fashion Startups in the opening show.

What I wore to attend the grand show of IRW2016

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(What i wore? – Top – Faballey, Denim – Jabong, Shoes – Street Shopping, Sling Bag – Stelatoes Lajpat

Day 1 India Runway Week spring/summer 2016

The Opening show was followed by Snishh by Snidhi and Ishna, Puneet Gupta, Yosshita & Neha, Gauri Couture, Hannah Khianghte,Bani Khurana, Sailesh Singhania, Prachi and Saloni, Sudhanshi Garg, Rohini Gugnani, Pratibha Lalwani last but not least Varija Bajaj.

While sisters Snidhi & Ishana showcased their label SNISHH which is all about dynamic cuts, geometric prints and is a brand meant for those who express themselves through fashion. Puneet Gupta presented an enchanting palette of the very Indian and classic designs and patterns for bride and groom, which was exclusive and classy.

Designer Hannah Khianghte showcased classic silhouettes and traditional formal wear that women in Mizoram wear with their Puan (traditional skirt of the Mizos).

 Natasa Stankovic dazzled on the ramp as a showstopper for Gauri Couture by Nikheil & Rivendra at India Runway week spring/summer 2016. Looking absloutely resplendent and gorgeous in the collection named “ITRR” inspired from vintage garden.

Chesi Anne Basil, star for the evening, a 16 year old cancer patient whose only wish was to be a model and walk the ramp. Her motto is to celebrate life and be a role model for so many others who are fighting this deadly disease.

Natasha stankovic showcased the collection of Gauri Couture
Natasha stankovic showcased the collection of Gauri Couture
Model showcasing the collection of Designer Varija 1
Model showcasing the collection of Designer Varija
Model showcasing the collection of Designer Varija 2
Model showcasing the collection of Designer Varija

Day 2 India Runway Week spring/summer 2016

The day started with college students doing ramp walk “Think Design” which is a part of the India Runway Week by IFFD celebrating the summer collection 2016. Soak in the paradise of this diverse extravaganza and celebrate the ultimate style. Each INSDIAAN has dexterously worked on every individual collection and extracted the best vision from their creativity.

Mandira Bedi with Laxmi Narayan Tripathi (Transgender rights activist) walked the ramp for the designer walked the ramp for Delhi-based jewellery designer Akassh K Aggarwal.

Bollywood Playback singer Sukhwinder Singh, Actress Anita Hassanandani Reddy & TV Actress Vahbiz Dorabjee Dsena walked the ramp for designer Richa Ranawat.

Suman Kundu (Wrestler), Sandeep Narwal (Kabaddi Player), Sunil Dabas (National Female Kabaddi Coach ) walked the ramp for ‘DAKSH’ an Indian fashion label based at Rohtak- Haryana.

“Bohurupi” label by designer Abhishek Roy caters to a wide range of people and loves to personalize the clothes to the preferences of each customers to match their style and personality. His style is free flowing and earthy.

Label d&n by designer Dheeru Sagar and Nitika Kanodia made that silhouettes as a base of their inspiration and created a whole new range of collection keeping modern Indian woman in mind. The collection is a beautiful amalgamation of Indian heritage embroidery creatively infused with Parisian silhouettes.

“First Edit” by Sonya Shukla specializes in garments that help you to make a sweeping social entrance.

The label Yashika Tejwani is for the woman who is modern, independent, yet deeply rooted in tradition. The label believes in timeless elegance and is craft based, adorning the rich cultural heritage of different regions which do not follow a fashion trend in particular.

Banka Silk by designer Rashmi Shrivastav and Devleena Mazumdar, their collections was inspired and focused into taking the authentic essence of India as an inspiration and thus construct it into such a form that it holds the soul of our base and yet proves to be modern and articulate that suits the needs and demands of the current fashion trend.

Suman Kundu (Wrestler), Sandeep Narwal (Kabaddi Player), Sunil Dabas (National Female Kabaddi Coach) walked the ramp for ‘DAKSH’ an Indian fashion label based at Rohtak- Haryana.

Shriya Saran Walks the ramp for designer Architha Narayanam’s brand Archi, she looks stunning in her outfit.

Mandira Bedi with Laxmi Narayan Tripathi (Transgender rights activist) walked the ramp for the designer walked the ramp for Delhi-based jewellery designer Akassh K Aggarwal.
Mandira Bedi with Laxmi Narayan Tripathi (Transgender rights activist) walked the ramp for the designer walked the ramp for Delhi-based jewellery designer Akassh K Aggarwal.

shriya Saran walked the ramp for Designer Architha Narayanam 3
Shriya Saran Walks the ramp for designer Architha Narayanam’s brand Archi
Suman Kundu, Sandeep Narwal, Sunil dabas has walked the ramp for DAKSH label
Suman Kundu, Sandeep Narwal, Sunil dabas has walked the ramp for DAKSH label
shriya Saran walked the ramp for Designer Architha Narayanam2
Shriya Saran walked the ramp for Designer Architha Narayanam
Anita Hassanandani Reddy & TV Actress Vahbiz Dorabjee Dsena walked the ramp for designer Richa Ranawat.
Anita Hassanandani Reddy & TV Actress Vahbiz Dorabjee Dsena walked the ramp for designer Richa Ranawat.
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi has walked the ramp for Jewellery designer Akassh K Aggarwal 1
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi and Mandira bedi has walked the ramp for Jewellery designer Akassh K Aggarwal

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Day 3 India Runway Week spring/summer 2016

Day 3 started with the 5 designer show Anjana Singh, Priyanka Munot, Shafali Grover, Yugansatya, Scarlet by Shruti Jamaal.

First show started with the collection of designer Anjana Singh. Anjana Singh in her collection, The Pastels rediscovered the intricate embroideries of chamba rumal and used the fabric in sophisticated Indo-western silhouettes. The collection was crafted out of organza, georgette, habutai along with handloom silk. The color palette ranged from pastel mist with subtle use of mini crystals. Kaleido’s Spring/Summer by Priyanak Munot  is inspired from “India through a Kaleidoscope.”

Followed by the Collections of Designers Pralii Design House by Rupali, Niharika Kamani, Megha Jain Madaan, Mugdha Art Studio, Seema Mehta, Rajdeep Ranawat, Agnimitra paul. Actress & Model Rushali Rai walked the ramp for Designer Rupali Lakra at India Runway Week 2016.

Rushalo looked undoubtedly stunning and gorgeous at the ramp in Rupali Lakra’s Golden pleated Gown with a tied and dyed jacket overlay, which was the part of her BOHO-ANTI-BOHO Collection. The adorable product line presented.

Actress Aditi Gowitrikar walked the ramp for Designer Megha Jain . Aditi was looking stunning in Orange tulle dress. The collection she showcased is a tribute to her father.

Kolkatta based Designer Niharika Kamani’s collection Enchantress is an amalgamation of strong femininity and powerful clean lines in terms of silhouttes,texturing and embroidery,which makes a woman empowered and effortlessly elegant.

Neha Dhupia walked the ramp for Sashi Vangapalli labeled Mughdha Art Studio. Neha Dhupia looked dazzling in white Lehanga. Sashi’s Brand belief “We are about you” speaks leads and bounds about her. She believes Mugdha is not about clothes but an effort to help women understand better, to help bring out their true beauty.

Designer Rajdeep Ranawat has unleashed fiery corners of the Rann of Kutch to capture the essence of Gujarat’s heritage in his Spring-Summer collection titled ‘Kaanjari’. Depicting the beauty of the culture, the embroideries and techniques with the use of unusual hues, the women of Kutch forms an avid inspiration for the global nomad.

Using sustainable organic fabrics with motifs derived from the theme, further entwined with illustrations and artworks of cactus and foliage from the region, Swarovski elements add to the required contemporary richness it thirsts for.

Babul Supriyo Union minister & BJP MP from West Bengal’s Asansol walked the ramp for designer Agni Mitra Paul. She showcased two collection at the grand finale i.e. Ikat and Madhubani in a very wearable and comfort wear line and bright colors.

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Actress Neha Dhupia Walked the ramp for Mugdha Art Studio 1

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  1. This time India Runway we have seen many interesting people joining the ramp. Suman Kundu , Sandeep Narwal , Sunil Dabas walked the ramp for ‘DAKSH’. Loved to watch them

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