‘THE FIRE BIRD’ by Sanchita Ajjampur
Posted by Indian Fashion Police on August 1, 2012
In a dreamlike jeweled garden weaving a tapestry of dark and delicate stories seamlessly into art, reinforced by the primordial, blues, violets and greys and regenerated through fluttering turbulent reds, highlighting the glamour of the ball gown and its contextual accessories down the fashion decades through painstaking embellishments.
A Mythical garden with an air of surrealism and fantasy; each outfit an interpretation of the ball gown with historical references, complex in embellishment , texture and tailoring, many a time a nod to the 50s and 60s,a confrontation of the classic with
Delicate sheers embellished with exotic cut feather shapes and punched fabrics for a contemporary lace update. Reflective blacks and golds and rigid plastics for a futuristic feel. Delicate chiffons diffuse opulent embellishment; Bands of plaited and knotted tapes and cords appliquéd to soft sculpted cocoons and body armours. Muted jacquards with opaque and metallic embellishments, a testimony to the constant innovation in materials and embellishment.
Fabrics used in this collection range from Neoprene Lurex, vintage jacquard, gold wash lace georgette, wispy chiffon to crepe de chine. The designs have been shaped in Linear and restructured proportions, kimono silhouettes, cinched waist dresses and asymmetrical poodle skirt interpretations, trapeze, drop-waist sack and flapper dresses, structured and collapsible forms.
Colours have softer shades like punchy hues of chalky lavender, grass green, blush nude, lemon as soft alternatives to neon brights, interspersed with intense winter metallics.
Sanchita also has a range of clutch purses, footwear, jewellery and headgears which will be showcased at LFW.
Bulldoggin’ Bill Pickett goes Bollywood.
The iconography and mythology of the Wild West is explored through intense winter darks, Native American graphic influences and eclectic layering of unexpected fabrics, along with new proportions, staples fused with technical sport, lending an urban edge to the modern lounge wear.
Fabrics used in this collection are silk cotton, muslin, neoprene Lurex, matte parachute nylon, suede Nubuck leather, molleton jersey, twills and cotton jerseys. Bomber jackets, and deconstructed tailored suits, boxy t-shirts, classic shirts, wide legged, cropped and joggers pants are part of this collection. The colours are winter inspired like rhubarb, apricot, honeyberry, plum, black currant and cool blue
Sanchita also designs accessories for men like totes, satchels in printed canvas and dappled cow leather, embellished modern sandals ,moccasins, belts, printed bandanas.
Sachita Ajjampur will display her collection on 6th August, 2012 at Lakme Fashion Week – Winter/Festive 2012.