Just one day of this glamour friendly event and it has driven the attention of women and men alike around town of Pune. Bringing you the runway schedule for its third and final day that also happens to showcase mentor Vikram Phadnis' grand finale. Who would be the show stoppers for tomorrow? Who will be wearing whom for the event? and then of course the most exciting part its #FNO after hours party at Kue Bar.
Runway Schedule April 13, 2012 :
A NIFT graduate and one of the eleven finalists of the reality show LETS DESIGN1, I specialize in evening wear and statement neckpieces. The brand has been designing for various Bollywood celebrities like Minissha Lamba, Prachi Desai, Bhavna Pani, Anjana Sukhani, Sonal Chauhan, Vidya Malvade, Reshmi Ghosh, Riya sen, Raima sen, Kalki Koechlin.
MAY 2010 saw Kalki Koechlin wear our draped piece in Harper's bazaar followed by our accessories being used on The cover of GLORIA fashion magazine. Actress SONAM KAPOOR chose to wear our STATEMENT NECKPIECE on the Cover of ace fashion magazine MARIE CLAIRE JULY 2010. The label represents multicultural, multifaceted lifestyles of women today, who believe in elegant, luxurious, timeless, effortless, piece of art as clothing, the brand is synonymous with ethereal luxury.
Shraddha & Mayank - The Designers: Shraddha Nigam is a well-known actor. Having worked across media like films, theatre and television and after having established herself in the performing arts, she has now segued into design. Mayank Anand is an artist with manifold aptitudes. He is a reputable actor, an author, a newspaper columnist, an artist and now, a designer. Together they are known for their unique, refined and relaxed sense of style. Mayank Anand Shraddha Nigam brings to you 'Whim'. The garments in this collection are Fun, flirty and glamorous. Light and breezy dresses, tunics and versatile separates form the bulk of the collection. The fabrics used are 100% natural with drama created by various handcrafted dyeing techniques.
Ritika Bharwani - The face behind the designs of is all of 25 years old. Ritika calls herself a perfectionist and extremely organized, she knew she wanted to be a fashion designer at the age of 16. An avid traveler, she says she derives inspiration from most of her travels abroad. She believes in creating pieces that can be versatile to create various looks. Her collection caters to women of every age, who are looking at an understated elegance and yet, make a fashion statement every time they dress up. 'Style Diaries of a Diva' is the Summer/Resort 2012 collection from the contemporary label . is a fusion of understated elegance, intricate embellishment and detailed design. contemporary woman who is distinguished by her desire to experiment with new silhouettes. The collection begins with a subtle color palette of sand beige, white muted gold and lemon yellow, which progresses into a vibrant orange that complements the fluidity of the designs. Cut work embellishment has been redefined with the use of shell and silver metal sequins, which have been combined with intricate, tasseled net and georgette to create dramatic dresses that exude elegant playfulness.
6.15 pm - Babita Malkani - Over the past two decades, Babita Malkani has been successfully embedding aesthetic themes, artistic expressions and an international appeal into her illustrative collections. The widely admired designer outweighs in embracing haute couture, rich fabrics with spirited cuts and shapes that reveal contemporary high fashion. Glittering sequins, intricate crochet patchworks, dangling fringes and cut works play the part of sea shells, gravel and pebble and the hidden coves along the Mediterranean beach side. The Palazzo jumpsuits, drape dresses, dresses, kaftans in the collection give the feel of dancing waves, curling as they meet the shore. A sort of fluidity in the collection has result in a luxurious fusion of easy-to-wear yet appealing silhouette range of unfussy and wearable tops, tunics and wide pajama pants. With the party destination of the world as inspiration, the entire collection is well dressed with exuberance and comforting flair. It's a collection that invites one to let your hair down, flaunt the creative cuts and have a good time.
7.30 pm - Anjalee & Arjun Kapoor - The Flamboyant designer couple Anjalee and Arjun kapoor is all set to bring her collection on to the ramps at Pune Fashion Week. Inspired from the Renaissance Era that marked the birth of the modern fashion, the collection is an assorted prÃªt a porter. Exquisites Bodices and Corsets, Flowing Blouses and Skirts, Anarkalis, Lehengas, beautiful Dresses and Gowns are the items that will be seen in this Haute Couture collection. The color palette this season is the jewel colors comprising of the topaz emerald, ruby and sapphire.
The collection has been influenced by vintage feeling along with lace trimmings, constructed tops with voluminous bottoms. The look of the collection which has been given is very feminine. The label reflects an aura of international chic and a celebration of the angelic Victorian designer through arty elements and refined detailing. Drama meets restraint and fables flow along the quiet bank of reality. Translucence, shimmer and shine come together to create a contemporary classic. The silhouette is experimental.
8.45 pm - Adam Saaks - Adam Saaks is famous for his live T-shirt cutting performances; he made his mark in the fashion industry as one of the most unique talents the world has ever seen. Armed with only a pair of scissors, Adam crisscrossed the globe wielding his razor sharp blades, spontaneously creating jaw-dropping designs in front of thousands worldwide. Known as "The Master Shredder" and "Adam Scissor Hands" he works with the biggest stars, and has influenced the global success of fashion brands such as Von Dutch, American Apparel, Ed Hardy and Christian Audigier.
Adam Saaks fell deeply in love with drawing, and then eventually redirected his artistic eye to wardrobe styling. His years of sketches and working with fabrics soon collided into the perfect marriage. Eva Longoria, Alicia Keys, Keira Knightly, Jessica Simpson, Meagan Good, Taryn Manning, Fiona Swarorvski, Beth Chapman, Eve, Vanessa Hudgens, Theodora Richards, Carmen Electra, Angela Basset, Mariah Carey, Kathy Najimy, Sun Ho, Dido, Jessica Alba, Hilary and Haley Duff, Paris and Nicky Hilton, Nicole Ritchie are all his clients.
10 pm - Vikram Phadnis - Needs no introduction as a mentor of the Pune Fashion Week. Retailing from his store in Mumbai, the label stocks high-end Indian and western wear for both men and women. The designer is also available in Dubai and New York along with Mumbai and Delhi within the country. He is now a veteran on the fashion circuit with some of the finest fashion shows to his credit. He has always endeavored to achieve the synthesis of popular and avant-garde preferences. This has been his unique selling point be it bridal wear, pret-a-porter or couture wear. The collection is a concoction of Indian and western influences. The sense is very summer, perfect for resort wear. The colors palette comprises of creams, gold, black with a hint of prints. The fabrics range from Nets, Georgette, linens, voils to pashminas. Silhouettes are dominant and playful at the same time chic & classy. They vary from cigarette pants, palazzos, skirts, kalidaars teamed with bundis and structured jackets and capes making the look very extraordinary. The lavish gota work dupattas and stoles are well adorned with elaborate tassels.