India Couture Week 2018 Day 1 highlights: Kangana Ranaut and Anju Modi’s Victorian era-inspired collectionhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/kangana-ranaut-anju-modi-india-couture-week-2018-5276992/

India Couture Week 2018 Day 1 highlights: Kangana Ranaut and Anju Modi’s Victorian era-inspired collection

Kangana Ranaut's handcrafted bridal piece with a very Victorian-style luxe velvet jacket and plunging neckline is everything that a contemporary bride looks for.

Kangana Ranaut, Anju Modi, Anju Modi India Couture Week 2018

Fashion designer Anju Modi showcased her extravagant collection at India Couture Week 2018 (ICW 2018) at Taj Palace, New Delhi on July 25. The designer who has won a million hearts with her signature textile-soaked renditions through blockbuster movies like Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, brought back the Victorian era charm with Kangana Ranaut's bridal piece. The actor's handcrafted lehenga teamed with a Victorian-style luxe velvet jacket and plunging neckline is everything that a contemporary bride can ask for. (Express Photo by Sristi Keshri)

Kangana Ranaut, Anju Modi, Anju Modi India Couture Week 2018

The head-turning cream lehenga was something unique and modern, but it still carried every bit of the timeless aura. (Express Photo by Sristi Keshri)

Kangana Ranaut, Anju Modi, Anju Modi India Couture Week 2018

The designer took a detour from her usual heavily embroidered lehengas and lightened up the runway with softer english hues. (Express Photo by Sristi Keshri)

Kangana Ranaut, Anju Modi, Anju Modi India Couture Week 2018

Drawing her inspiration from the Victorian era, Modi took a step back in time and brought back the old cuts, silhouettes and designs. (Express Photo by Sristi Keshri)

Kangana Ranaut, Anju Modi, Anju Modi India Couture Week 2018

Heavy fabrics such as velvet, silk and brocade were spotted throughout the runway. (Express Photo by Sristi Keshri)

Kangana Ranaut, Anju Modi, Anju Modi India Couture Week 2018

"The idea was to break free from what I have been doing for so many years and develop a new mould! Kangna Ranaut can beautifully display my ideas and is the perfect muse for this collection,” said Anju Modi. (Express Photo by Sristi Keshri)