If there is anything that can divert the attention of fashionistas, it’s The Lakme Fashion Week. The five-day fashion fiesta in its 20th year, kickstarted their Winter/Festive collection 2019 with the launch of veteran designer Manish Malhotra’s collection titled Maahrumysha at Mumbai on Tuesday. With the crème de la crème of Bollywood and fashion industry lined up for the show, the opening day shimmered in glamour, grandeur and sophistication.
Prominent faces like Karisma Kapoor, Sophie Choudhary, Amrita Arora, Ishaan Khatter, Karan Johar, Chitrangada Singh and Daisy Shah amongst many others were spotted watching the ramp walk from the front row. The Bollywood glitterati looked their glamourous best as they walked in on the opening day of LFW.
The stunning Bollywood Diva, Katrina Kaif was seen walking the ramp as showstopper for Manish Malhotra. The Bharat star looked ethereal in black as she stilettoed her way in a heavily embellished, velvet lehenga and a ruffle trailed blouse alongside the designer. The collection according to his Instagram page is curated to be a celebration of resplendent beauty in dazzling details of Indian Couture. The designs reflected hues of royal blue, ivory, beige, ochre, grey, salmon and the signature gold of the label and comprised of a variety of textures, fabrics and embellishments with a mix of both western and Indian silhouettes. The collection featured everything from sarees, lehengas, gowns, shararas, crop top and skirts for the women and layered bandhgalas, jackets, kurtas and trousers for the men.
The Winter/Festive edition this year is all set to start a conversation around sustainable fashion and innovation. The aim is to celebrate the rich heritage of Indian fabrics and create new stories for the years to come.