FDCI India Couture Week 2021 is organized by the Fashion Design Council of India which is a non-profit organization and truly committed to propagating the fashion business in India. It is accompanied by various fashion designers, accessory creators, professionals and more than 400 members to nurture and ensure the sustainable growth of Indian fashion.
The FDCI keeps its calendar filled with different fashion events throughout the year and one of the most prominent ones is India Couture Week, which is recently scheduled from August 23-29, 2021. It was a digital edition of heart-warming outfits by leading fashion designers of India, to bless your social media feed with tempting images of dreamy dresses. Day 1 of the event graced with the fashion blast by celebrity designer Manish Malhotra with his couture ‘Nooraniyat’ and the designer Rahul Mishra stole all the limelight with his grand finale French Couture ‘Kam-khab’.
19 fashion designers took part in this fashion celebration including, Amit Aggarwal with his ‘Metanoia’, Amit GT with his ‘SCINTILLA’, Anamika Khanna, Anju Modi with her ‘The Eternal Story’, Ashima Leena with her ‘Nazm-e-Mahal’, Dolly J with her ‘Ah-Lam’, Falguni Shane Peacock with their ‘Love Is’, Gaurav Gupta with his ‘Universal Love’, Kunal Rawal with his ‘Vision Quest’, Manish Malhotra with his ‘Nooraniyat’, Pankaj & Nidhi with their ‘After Glow’, Rahul Mishra with his ‘Kam-khab’, Reynu Taandon with her ‘Zuri-Beauty lies within’, Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna with their ‘Alchemize’, Shantanu & Nikhil with their ‘Oasis’, Siddartha Tytler with his ‘Ambrosia’, Suneet Varma with his ‘Noor’, Tarun Tahiliani with his ‘Artisanal Couture’ and Varun Bahl with his ‘Memory/Mosaic.
Manisha Malhotra collection via ‘Nooraniyat’ means Luminescence, the collection captures the unexplored instincts of a bride’s feelings and sets back a perfect balance of tradition and modernity. Each outfit speaks for itself in terms of grace, aristocracy, authenticity and style.
Reynu Taandon has put everyone in awe of her creativity with her AW collection ZURI, The collection is a unique benevolence and beauty from natural bliss gives the garments feminine personality, color and variety.
Varun Bahl’s collection ‘Memory / Mosaic’ is a refreshing array of modernized couture that resonated with the Gen Z era. The haute couture collection is apt for all the brides of the new generation in the most authentic way possible.
Artisanal Couture by Tarun Tahiliani at the India couture week, the designer showed what the new-age bride wants—timeless garments that marry traditional embroidery with modern silhouettes
Suneet Varma’s latest bridal and traditional wear collection ‘Noor’ launched with a digital presentation telling the story of a wedding with opulent ensembles.
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A digital showcase by Siddartha Tytler of his latest bridal and traditional wear collection ‘Noor’ launched with a digital presentation telling the story of a wedding with opulent ensembles.
Shantanu & Nikhil
Oasis by Shantanu & Nikhil, the lineup effortlessly soaks in the spirit of global modernity for its prints are universally cherished and its hue palette creates magic on premium silk.
Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna
Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna’s debut showcase ‘Alchemize’ is inspired by luminescent, whimsically irregular, and rigorously aspirational masterworks from their past. Staying true to their design aesthetic, they showcased garments with impeccable fit and careful construction.
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Rahul Mishra launched a richly cultured bridal and couture collection titled ‘Kam-Khab’ at ICW online, as a medley of opulent garments created in the designer’s atelier during numerous lockdowns.
Pankaj & Nidhi
Design duo Pankaj & Nidhi showcased ‘Afterglow’, a tactile, pastel-hued collection with a modern focus and experimental aesthetic, at India Couture Week.
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Designer Kunal Rawal presented ‘Vision Quest’, a men’s and women’s couture collection celebrating evolution and identity, at India Couture Week’s second digital edition.
Couturier Gaurav Gupta’s fashion film for the new collection ‘Universal Love’ celebrated love in all forms and reimagined his signature sculptural sarees in marine and night-sky hues at India Couture Week.
Falguni Shane Peacock
Couture house Falguni Shane Peacock presented an opulent digital showcase filmed at the Taj Mahal to launch a new collection ‘Love Is’ at ICW with showstopper Shraddha Kapoor
Dolly J presented an exuberant take on delicate femininity with a fashion film for the brand’s latest collection ‘Ah-Lam’ at India Couture Week’s digital.
Nazm-e-Mahal’ by Leena Singh is the story of a classic royal maharani who values the old world charm and depicts a day of her life in the palace!
Anju Modi’s latest women’s couture collection ‘The Eternal Story’ celebrated the power and beauty of generational legacy with bright colours, rich textiles, and a joyful aesthetic.
Amit GT presented women’s couture collection ‘Scintilla’ with a fashion film shot at Udaipur’s UdaiVilas, showcasing fairytale inspirations and glittering, nature-inspired hand embroidery.
Amit Aggarwal with his ‘Metanoia’ . Inspired by the three elements of earth, water, and air, Amit Aggarwal presented conceptual couture collection ‘Metanoia’
Anamika Khanna has given emotion to her collection with the ability to craft intricate artistic skills of India into mesmerizing outfits. It is an attempt to celebrate the spirit of eternity.