AIFW A/W’16: Day 1 saw a spectacle of timeless elegance by Varun Bahl and Gaurav Jai Guptahttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/aifw-aw16-day-1-roundup-varun-bahl-gaurav-gupta-see-pics/

AIFW A/W’16: Day 1 saw a spectacle of timeless elegance by Varun Bahl and Gaurav Jai Gupta

Varun Bahl and Gaurav Jai Gupta showcased their collections on Day 1 of AIFW A/W’16. See who stole the show.

Ace designer Varun Bahl's jungle-themed collection opened the 27th edition of Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Autum-Winter 2016. (Photo: APH Images)

The Delhi-based designer, known for his exotic motifs, used prints like owls, pomegranates, squirrels and flowers in hand embroideries. (Photo: APH Images)

Titled as "Nocturne", the young collection saw short dresses, biker jackets, tunics and gowns teamed with slim trousers and A-line skirts. (Photo: APH Images)

Ultramodern neoprene, handwoven silks, heavy crepe and light-as-air tulle, dominated the list of fabric used in the collection. (Photo: APH Images)

Taking the inspiration forward, the colour palette saw hues from the tropical forests to vintage wallpaper patterns like ivory, beige, teal, peach, mustard, olive, leaf-green, gold, orange and fuchsia, with black infusing the jungle vibe throughout the range. (Photo: APH Images)

Varun Bahl have actually played with the idea of period and age. This is a collection that can be worn by any woman. (Photo: APH Images)

Also, showcasing his collection at the event was Gaurav Jai Gupta. (Photo: APH Images)

Akaaro by Gaurav Jai Gupta presented the Mumuksha collection. (Photo: APH Images)

The handwoven designs were simple and elegant and yet at the same time bold and powerful. (Photo: APH Images)

We also got to see a lot of crushed handwoven fabrics on the ramp. (Photo: APH Images)

The collection epitomised timeless elegance. (Photo: APH Images)