Bangalore's Fashion Week showcases glitz and glamour

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Bangalore, July 25 (ANI): On the second day of Bangalore's first-ever Fashion Week, conniesuers of life-style witnessed extensive glamour, style and colour.

Designer Priyanka Thakur on Friday evening presented glitterati show of entire Indian collection for the ' bold and beautiful' women starting off with saree, followed by churidar suits and short-gowns.

"The collection is called 'Bold and Beautiful'. It's for the women who are bold and beautiful. Fabrics that we have used are chiffons, georgettes, satins and digital prints. We have done a lot of experiment in it. We have a total Indian collection," said Thakur.

Model-turned Bollywood actor Koena Mitra walked the ramp for Thakur's collection and candidly she admitted of having been excited to wear traditional bridal clothes.

"Normally, people see me as someone who is extremely western. The show that I have done as showstoppers, I have always worn western clothes. I was very excited that she wanted me as Indian bride. I got chance to do something different," said Mitra.

Designer Samant Chauhan presented his collection woven in silk from Bhagalpur region of Bihar. Thus he enabled promotion of fabrics of marginalised weavers.

"It's my signature style that I use Bhagalpur silk. This time, I have used linen, which is again, weaved in Bhaglpur. The collection name was 'Green Collar'. 'Green Collar' is new concept which most of designers are working now-days like, how you can use more eco-friendly fabric and eco-friendly dyes. There is no colour in my collection. So, I am not using any chemical. It's all 100 percent natural," said Chauhan.

Model-turned television actor Julfi Syed walked the ramp for Chauhan's collection.esigners Ramesh Demla showcased exquisite collection of colourful Indo-western apparels.

The four-day event will have thirty designers, sixty models and 11 hours of fashion. It will conclude on July 26.

The Fashion Week comes after the success of the Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata Fashion Weeks and the organisers hope to do good business during the event. (ANI)

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