Manav Gangwani’s collection at the Amazon India Couture Week 2015 titled ‘L’amoureuse’ is designed to celebrate the romanticism and sensuality of the woman. The fashion show had Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut as the showstopper, who walked the ramp in a lovely deep purple lacy gown with a plunging neckline.
Other silhouettes by Manav Gangwani included layered floor and ankle-length gowns, mermaid gowns and figure-hugging gowns. The designs also included men’s wear, with short jackets in brocade or with embroidery, and ankle-length slim pants.
The color palette ranged from neutral greys and silvers to bright orange, peach and of course, the above-mentioned deep purple. The Manav Gangwani collection also included some sheer risqué gowns. Fabrics included sheer net, lace, crepe, brocade and silk. The appliqué work was in embroidery, sequins and lace.
Manav Gangwani Autumn Winter 2015 Couture Gallery
Shilpa Ahuja the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion. Other than defining the direction of the magazine, she also writes about fashion & beauty trend forecasts, industry analysis, and opinions.
Shilpa’s work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times.
Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”. Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University.
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