Gestures by KritiThe Biggest Textile runway is back with its astonishing colours and Magnificent collections. Alluring Fashion Fiestas with its stupendous offerings, it is a platform to showcase the variation of textiles produced in India and focusing on ‘Make in India’ for past four years. Day-2 for this Runway Week was dedicated to the organizations curated by IFFD who have significantly promoted weavers of India. Shravan Kumar as finale designer of initial season collaborated with Khadi Gram Udyog to flaunt some of his amazing collections.

Awadhi Architecture is well known across world for its Intricate Designing and when this designing is embedded on the Silk by some of the skilled Artisans, the imperial look carried by garments is beyond explanations. Muskaan Aggarwal presented some of her unique collection in-line with the eminent usage of Gota Patti, Pitta Work and Zardosi work that makes her collections standing out.

Another Designer Gourika Sharma has come up with her exquisite collection of linen, silk, linen blends and textured cotton accentuated with pastel shades of Blue, Pristine Whites and Pale Floral Shades of Spring Garden. These outfits are further embellished with hand work and tie-dye patterns to give them a vibrant look.

Another Jaw-Dropping presentation by Designer Swarnima Sharma who primarily used ‘Tussar silk’ and ‘Muga Silk’ as Fabrics which were further spun into drapes of the Silhouettes. These exclusive Fabrics represents the theme ‘Misery to Miracle’ which throws a light on the arduous life of the weavers at Jharkhand with the rugged look of Fabrics denoting their rustic life.

Weavers from the states like Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Gujrat, Delhi, Kerala, Maharastra, Uttrakhand, Odhissa, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh were represented under ‘Gestures by Kriti’ collection while Kalavast hand embroidery as a specialty from the women artisan in the border areas of Barmer was represented under ‘Soche’ collection.

Label ‘Threads’ by designer Purnima Gulati represented “The White Scream’ collection with a subtle sense of dressing. A fusion of modern and traditional looks which are inspired by conventional techniques like hand work, Dabu print and Tie and die ware represented under “Defining lines’ collection which perfectly showcased the new age look with modern silhouettes.

‘Pachedi’ as a craft is one of the rarest forms which is Eco-Friendly, as Hand Painted using vegetable dyes was also showcased by designer Shravan Kumar who admires traditional textiles. To bridge the gap between industry and Art, Bahaus moment was started and on these lines ‘Rangastru’ Collection was framed while the subtle motifs work from the Mughal era was showcased under ‘Banka Silk’ collection. In this artisan from Banka displayed their exceptional skills.

Daniel Siyem promoted the North Eastern Textiles and the Charismatic ‘Magic’ was continued in this Season as well as it was sputtered in its last few Seasons.