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Lakme Fashion Week 2018: Anita Dongre’s Songs of Summer Collection Showcased at LFW Will Remind You of Summer Gardens

Lakmé Fashion Week – Summer Resort 2018 is underway and the first day gave us a reason to look forward. The day ended with Anita Dongre showcasing her collection ‘Songs of Summer.’ The gorgeous collection is like walking down a beautiful summer garden with its floral prints and muted colors. The tones of yellow, powder blue, sage, blush and white with birds, botanical and floral motifs, bring out the essence of a blooming summer garden. (ALSO READ Judwaa 2 Actress Taapsee Pannu Made Heads Turn As She Walked At LFW Ramp For Label by Ritu Kumar).

Lehenga

Lehenga

The collection included wrap tops, flowing midi skirts, classy long line jackets, crop tops, stylish tunics and jumpsuits along with saris and lehengas in chanderi, handwoven silk, cotton and mul material recreating the feel of the 50s.

Floral dress

Floral dress

Some of the outfits were fashion using R | Ela GreenGold, which is an eco-friendly fabric. The collection was combination of contemporary and traditional with the inclusion of gota patti, zardosi, hand embroider and customized floral patterns.

Kurta

Kurta

The menswear included kurtas, printed bandis and layered trousers. The collection was complemented by Anita Dongre Fine Jewellery, floral tiaras and embroidered flat shoes.

Songs of Summer Collection

Songs of Summer Collection

The entire setting of artfully arranged flowers like lotus, baby’s breath and cabbage rose along with candles, looked strsaigth out of a summer wedding. The music for show was by Deveshi Sehgal.

Shahid Kapoor and Meera Rajput

Shahid Kapoor and Meera Rajput

Adding glamour and elegance to the summer wedding setting, Shahid Kapoor and his wife Meera Rajput walked the ramp looking stunning. Shahid worn a white hand-woven malkha sherwani with mother of pearl logo buttons and beautiful stitch line embroidery, while Meera was wore white handwoven Benaras lehenga with silk organza dupatta with gota patti and embroidered resham work and handwoven silk choli.

Sari

Sari

Anita Dongre said, “Songs of Summer is a collection that is very close to my heart. I am really excited to bring back the understated elegance of the 50s in the form of fluid silhouettes, light hand embroidery and exquisite floral details. I am also thrilled to add sustainable elements to the collection using R|Elan GreenGold, an eco-friendly fabric that is made from recycled plastic bottles.”

Anita Dongre's collection

Anita Dongre’s collection

About the R|Elan collection by Anita Dongre, Mr Hemant Sharma, Polyester Sector Head, RIL said “It’s a remarkable work of design and art presented by Anita Dongre that elegantly brought out the high performance and aesthetic features of R | Elan FreeFlow and R | Elan GreenGold. We are overwhelmed by the enormous initial response that R | Elanâ„¢ has received at LFW.”

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