Manish Malhotra showcased his A/W 2012 at PCJ Delhi Couture Week on Saturday , August 11, 2012.
The Couture Week Collection 2012 consists of silhouettes from the 50s such as the sharara, ghararas and lehengas set intones of the 60slike corals, bright pinks and deep reds,embellished with classic old world zardosi, zari and thread embroidery from Kashmir, is reminiscent of contemporary Indian Old World Bridal Couture.
The collection previewed at the Delhi Couture Week 2012 was select couture spun together as an exquisite story of diverse timeless, vintage styles. Styles and Silhouettes draw inspiration from the 60s and 70s scenario in India and Pakistan. The collection was showcased in a picturesque setting of an old world living room of an antique connoisseur creating a dramatic illusion on the stage.
The designer has drawn inspiration from the Classic styles of 60’s and 70’s of India, the collection is soft elegant and vintage which makes us reminiscent of the timeless beauties of the era .
Katrina was the stunning showstopper for Manish Malhotras couture show dressed in a beige gold lehenga with champange and gold embroidery with a trail at the back with pink and red borders, teamed with a gold blouse with kashmiri and thread embroidery, oyster net dupatta with scattered embroidery.
ABOUT MANISH MALHOTRA
Manish Malhotra started his career in 1990 as a Costume Designer in The Indian Film Industry, popularly known as Bollywood. Having won the first Filmlfare Award for Costume Design in 1995 for the film Rangeela, and styling for over 1000 films, Manish Malhotra has redefined and contemporized costumes in Indian Cinema and still continues to win many prestigious awards till date. His label is a hot favourite when it comes to styling India’s most glamorous Bollywood celebrities. Manish has not only designed clothes for most of the leading actors in Bollywood but has also designed clothes for International Stars like Michael Jackson, Jermaine Jackson and wife Halima, Van Damme, Reese Witherspoon, Kylie Minogue and supermodel Naomi Campbell. Manish Malhotra’s areas of creativity span the broad spheres of Bollywood, design, styling, diffusion and everlasting bridal and couture. Manish is the first Costume Designer to have ventured into mainstream fashion in 1999 with his high profile couture store. He launched his own eveningwear couture label under his name ‘Manish Malhotra’ in the year 2004. Manish has showcased his collections at various International Fashion Weeks like The South-Africa Fashion Week and the Dubai Fashion Week. His label is synonymous with opulent, contemporary Indian wear. His intention has been to create glamorous ensembles with Indian traditional colors, textures, embroideries, and craftsmanship. Manish continues to create spectacular collections under his label and is one of the most coveted designers for Brides and Bridegrooms all over the world