Intro | Collection

manav_gangwani_autumn-winter_2015_runway_collection_couture_indian_amazon-india_fashion_week_purple_evening_gownManav 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

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  1. Such a great review on each and every collection you analyze – we definitely need more smart people like you around.