Late American actress Marilyn Monroe continues to inspire actors and fashionistas alike which is evident on the opening day of the Lakme Fashion Week when Ritu Beri unveiled her creation.
Ritu Beri and Volvo Cars joined hands to present their line,’Icons of Luxury’ at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/ Festive 2012 which opened at a suburban five-star in Mumbai.
Ritu tried to capture the youthful verve and sex appeal typical to that of Marilyn with her collection showcasing soft cream colours contrasted with bright hues of pink,turquoise and blue.
I think Marilyn was very special. My collection was created keeping in mind what Marilyn would have worn had she been alive today. The collection is very sexy,girly and romantic,” Beri said.
The tone was set in the evening with the music being played in the background reminding the audience of the fashion icon.
The glamorous yet very wearable line consists of Western silhouettes such as jackets,shirts,trousers,evening dresses and gowns with minimalistic embroidery,lot of denims,pure cottons and lace work as well. The models were also sported with head gears ranging from hats to caps with flowers.
Super models like Jesse Randhawa,Lisa Haydon walked the ramp for the designer.
Celebrities like Kunal Kapoor,Poonam Dhillion,Pooja Bedi and others were spotted at the event.