S/S 2019 Lotus Makeup India fashion week 2018 Saree trend
The FDCI's India fashion week is now have new sponsor Lotus Makeup for the season spring-summer 2019. This is the season where we have witnessed galore of new faces and few regular designers. The 2018 saree collection is all about simplicity, contemporary style, and new fabric.
The Lotus makeup India fashion week lacked the glamor of the famous designer like Sabyasachi Mukerji and Tarun Tahilani. This was the season of minimalism, soft color tones and black. Pastels were everywhere for Kurti's to Saree and dresses.
Aarti Vijay Gupta, Amita Gupta, Anushree Reddy, Preeti Jain, and Sanjukta Dutta presented their Sarees collection full of simplicity where modern consumers were on target.
The designers were playful with the Blouse's look making it stand very innovative to the wearer. Designers played with the sleeve and the length apart from the blouse embroidery work. The comfort unites designers to bring saree in 100 counts Linen, apart from linen designers played with Munga Silk, Chanderi made blouses
Preeti Jain- Linen and anti tradition.
Preeti Jain is all about pairing linen saris with Chanderi blouses and adding hand done Madhubani paintings to give them an undeniable edge.
She believes the sari doesn’t necessarily need to be worn with a petticoat, which is now fading. Rather the trouser and palazzo make it appealing to a discerning audience. “I work with weavers from Kolkata for my 100 counts and above linen saris and also with an NGO Tisser, based in Mumbai, who source directly from Chanderi weavers in Madhya Pradesh cutting out middlemen,” she explains.
Preeti Jain's Saree was matched with the full sleeve blouse that came in many style variations from kimono inspired sleeve to very slim sleeves. She also added a leather slim belt for the additional emphasis at the waist.
Anushree Reddy- ruffle, tassels and flowers
Anushree Reddy not just played with the blouse, her Saree had all the extravagant details like tassels and ruffles. The colors were soft pastels of green, pink, and Ivory while her she played with the floral prints.
Sanjukta Dutta an Assamese designer showcased her Saree collection made up of the very famous hand weaved Muga Silk, that takes 25 to 30 days to make one saree. Here she made saree to look new through her special draping techniques and use of a wide clothe made waist belt.
The prints at the show were the mix of quirky big red polka dots and the traditional block prints over the black base. She also brings the sarees with bottom fringe details. The blouse she chose, all were in black.
If she buys ten dresses, she gets a sari that she wears with a tie back, full sleeve, gathered, smocked, asymmetrical, shirt or t-shirt blouse. “There is a lot of speculation on the future of the sari, the truth is that it will remain a constant, at least for those who value tradition,” she concludes.
Assamese designer Sajuckta Dutta brought to life hand weaved Muga silks, which takes almost 25 to 30 days to make one garment. “I’m happy that Tabu has supported this cause of a dying craft that needs to be resuscitated,” said Sanjukta
Amita and Aarti Vijya Gupta. Rational saree style
The Amita Gupta's saree collection had a pocket, layering and a very modern take on print. The color was mute, teamed with the shirt collar style blouse with front buttons.
Aarti Vijay Gupta's introduced plain saree for the traditional Indian women with the twist in the blouse style. Her Saree is very supple while blouse is of the silky sheen and waist length.