Suhani Pittie & Shehla Khan – Lakme Fashion Week 2014


Suhani Pittie’s jewellery has always made great style statements at fashion shows and at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 her collection called “Found And Lost” was all about love that needs to be treasured and valued.Suhani Pittie LFWWith German silver, plated brass and copper, acrylic as well as pearls; Suhani wove an interesting story, which featured as the main highlights for a multiple offering of innovative jewellery.

Hairpins were eye-catching, while ear buttons, ear cuffs, palm cuffs, harnesses and earrings added a new dimension to ornaments.

Necklaces, belts and buckles had the distinct Suhani Pittie stamp. Very interesting were the intricately crafted jewelled harness and shoulder cuffs. Giving special attention to the graceful hands of a woman, Suhani adorned them with a variety of cuffs that were seen on arms, wrists and palms. Bracelets and rings were given pride of place in the collection and the addition of gloves was a unique option.

An expert in jewellery techniques, Suhani used Minakari, lace work, folding, pressing, shredding, curling, levelling and extrusion with great skill and brought in Indian Repousse to give glamour to her jewellery.

The bold giant neckpiece with 3D rose motifs, which were Suhani’s favoured design, looked imposing around the model’s neck.  The giant rose linked bracelet and the very graphic earrings were stunners on the ramp. Layers of petals in metal with tiny floral detailing were a part of a magnificent necklace; while sprays of interconnected leaves formed a stunning piece of jewellery.

Minakari suspender necklace, vintage harness, belt and palm cuffs looked very New-Age yet a touch of heritage reflected in them. Pressed metal gloves, ear buttons, folded metal detachable necklace, the metal two-sided neckpiece, shredded and metal cuffs were breathtaking in their design, craftsmanship and finish.

When a woman wants to make that arresting impact in a room full of stylish fashionistas then Suhani Pittie’s collection “Found and Lost” will ensure that she gets immediate compliments without losing time.

SHEHLA KHAN’S NOUVEAU VICTORIAN FASHION SYMPHONY WAS AN ETHEREAL PRESENTATION AT LAKMÉ FASHION WEEK WINTER/FESTIVE 2014Designer Shehla Khan with Showstopper Shruti Hassan at LFW WF 2014There was romance, glamour and ethereal creations on the ramp when Shehla Khan presented her “Nouveau Victorian” fashion symphony under her label “Shehlaa” at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014

Showcasing her concept of New Victorian fashion with inspirations from the Edwardian period; Shehla portrayed the great romance, passion and emotion of that regal era in her creations. Soft delicate hues had strong floral overtones. Lush fabrics like tulle, silk and lace   were splashed with ornate embroidery and adornments.SHEHLA KHAN LFWThe silhouettes were a stylish mix of lehengas and dresses, which have been Shehla’s forté, while intricate detailing had turned her ensembles into timeless outfits.

Opening the show with an amethyst net intricately embroidered mini, the show progressed to an off-shoulder net sequinned mini-cum-gown. Soon a variety of sexy blouses in pretty pastels were teamed with long graceful lehengas. A will-power drop-waist gown and another in old rose with a pale pink skirt, a mini with a maxi skirt around it were perfect evening glamour wear. The lattice work bolero and the various gypsy-style blouses with shimmering long skirts were ideal bridal trousseau options.

Bollywood star pretty Shruti Hasan walked with great style down the ramp, modelling an angelic pink lehenga with a micro choli.

For a wardrobe collection that is a great mix of romance from the Victorian times, mingled cleverly with contemporary touches, Shehla Khan’s line was a stunning offering.