Festive August

The Summer Festive 2013 edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW),which took place in Mumbai from March 22 to 26 — saw a total of 89 designers show their creations at 49 shows over the five-day period.

Written by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: April 8, 2013 2:13 am

The Summer Festive 2013 edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW),which took place in Mumbai from March 22 to 26 — saw a total of 89 designers show their creations at 49 shows over the five-day period. The number of stalls was 85. And now that this edition is over,the dates for its next season have already been decided. The Winter Festive 2013 edition of the five-day event will take place at Mumbai’s Grand Hyatt from August 23 to 27.

Spotlight on the Shirt

The change in season is now apparent with new collections gracing shop windows and shelves. Welcoming the summer is Delhi-based store Moon River,which is focussing on the men’s shirt. Aptly titled “The Kamiz Collection”,it showcases shirts as interpreted by design labels Abraham and Thakore,Lawrence Dolige,Mayank Mansingh Kaul,Nappa Dori and Pero by Aneeth Arora. With a colour palette that veers around shades of white,blue and khaki,it’s a summer-friendly line-up. From solids to stripes,the shirts come in varied styles and the crumpled look seems to be the season’s style. Footwear and leather accessories are also part of the showcase.

Bottle Blues

Taking its sustainable design initiative to the next level is the jeans brand Levis,with a new collection made from recycled bottles. Yes,you heard it right. These ‘Waste

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