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It was a bit of a somber mood this time around at Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2018. Call it the low turnout, missing big names or star power, the usual buzz was missing at AIFWAW18. Guess the only thing making our day brighter were the outfits from Abraham and Thakore.

We attended two days of the fashion extravaganza (gone are the days of attending all five days) and spent time watching shows, exploring the exhibition area, hobnobbing and ofcourse get photographed!

Matching the venue’s monochromatic aesthetics were our all Black and White outfits from Abraham & Thakore. While Amanda decided to go out of her comfort zone with this sari (doesn’t she carry it off with elan?) , I got back to basics with a kurta tunic and pants. We definitely had to give it a twist (see the belts)!

Here, check these out.

 

 

 

Also don’t forget to read our other post- 5 DESIGNERS WHO NAILED AIFWAW18

March 29, 2018 0 comment
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Day 1 at the fashion week is usually the most happening. That’s also the day we bunk office and strut our way through (considering day jobs don’t give us the liberty of attending all days) the festival venue. And we continued with the tradition for AIFWSS18.

A lot of you ask us as to what conspires at a fashion week besides the shows ofcourse! So here we give you a little round-up of what our Day 1 at Amazon Indian Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 looked like.

RockNShop was our sartorial saviour for the day and surely some heads did turn as we made our entry at the venue- NSIC Ground, Okhla, New Delhi. Can’t tell you how much we miss Pragati Maidan hosting the week 🙁 But such is life.

 

 

Meeting long lost friends from media, PR, brands,designers, models, etc is what we love doing the most (did someone say networking, sshhhh…). On top of the agenda is also finishing our collaboration work before we let our guards down!

Amanda sure loves her phone

Hobnobbing, attending pre/post show parties, checking out the lounges, designer stall in exhibit areas and yeah an energy shot is what we do next.

At the HONOR lounge

 

At the CIVIL HOUSE pop up

And ofcourse how can we miss attending the shows. Our favourite from Day 1 has to be Nida Mahmood.

NIDA MAHMOOD before her show

 

The poster boy MILIND SOMAN

Lastly, we do keep our eyes open for all the STREET STYLE inspiration.

Hope you liked our little #AIFW diary. Follow us on INSTAGRAM for more updates!!

Photography by NISHANT JHAMB

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November 3, 2017 0 comment
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Well yes we know the official fashion week season is over  but our roaming street style lens continues to document fashion scenes captured exclusively during the fashion week this season!

You might imagine Fashion Week as a glittering parade of bloggers, models, and editors in the season’s biggest trends and teetering heels. However the truth is that this season everyone opted for solely sneakers or quirky flats .

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Here are some of our Fashion Week Approved favourites courtesy #AIFWAW16

Click on to see the kicks from FDCI’s #AIFWt hat erred on the practical side this season 🙂


 For more street style updates stay tuned to www.stylecoquettes.com 

April 5, 2016 0 comment
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When it comes to Pero by Aneeth Arora, there can never be a dull moment on the ramp. This time around, she took us down the memory lane when we were carefree school kids.

Pero by Aneeth Arora at #AIFWAW16

Pero by Aneeth Arora at #AIFWAW16

 

The designer played with black and white colours. There were ginghams of varying sizes. Floral block prints were used at places to break the monotony.

Pero by Aneeth Arora at #AIFWAW16

Pero by Aneeth Arora at #AIFWAW16

 

Pero by Aneeth Arora at #AIFWAW16

Pero by Aneeth Arora at #AIFWAW16

Go anti-fit!

 

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The style is a classic!

March 25, 2016 0 comment
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Taking inspiration from the pomp of military uniform, designer duo of Pankaj & Nidhi spinned magic at #AIFWAW16.

 

Pankaj & Nidhi at #AIFWAW16

Pankaj & Nidhi at #AIFWAW16

 

Pankaj & Nidhi at #AIFWAW16

Pankaj & Nidhi at #AIFWAW16

 

Keeping the season in mind, fabrics like marino wool and heavy crepes have been used in earthy hues of olive and ochre and greens. Braids, cord work, medals and  badges have been used as embellishments.

 

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Pankaj & Nidhi at #AIFWAW16

 

Pankaj & Nidhi at #AIFWAW16

Pankaj & Nidhi at #AIFWAW16

 

We loved the flowy silhouettes and capes!

March 20, 2016 0 comment
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If you are experiencing major Fashion Week withdrawals, perhaps a look back at the top 4 trends from FDCI‘s Amazon India Fashion week A/W 15 unveiling might help – as we want to make sure that you don’t sulk and stay ahead of the Fashion game.

FDCI's #AIFW #TrendReport AW 15

FDCI’s #AIFW #TrendReport AW 15

Check out our roundup of the TOP FOUR FASHION TRENDS from the Autumn/Winter 15 season below:

1) Bohemian Rhapsody

In our opinion #AIFW’s Fashion Viewing was a lot about the “Bohemian Revival” – from tribal gypsy dresses to capes teamed with kimonos – these were the primary components of collections by Hemant and Nandita , Malini Ramani and of course Pia Pauro.

The colour palate comprised of muted tones of dusky browns, smoke greys, mustards, dull reds highlighted with a bunch of pop abstract details.

Hemant and Nandita

Hemant and Nandita

Malini Ramani

Malini Ramani

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Pia Pauro

 Battlefield to Runway

As we know military-inspired clothing is a classic concept that has been around for years. And, you wouldn’t be surprised to see that army apparel has once again taken over the runways and is preparing to conquer closets this A/W 15. – The talented designer Aneeth Arora of Péro lent her attention to the military uniforms by giving it a chic twist with a message of “Make Love Not War”.

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Péro

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Péro

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Péro

Minimalist

BODICE effortless charm and Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna‘s precise cuts and clean lines gave a nod to the minimalist trend this season of A/W 15.

BODICE by Ruchika Sachdeva

BODICE by Ruchika Sachdeva

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BODICE by Ruchika Sachdeva

Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna

Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna

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Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna

Androgyny

The 25th edition of FDCI’s #AIFW kicked off with a powerful nod to Androgyny by designers like Rajesh Pratap Singh, Abraham & Thakore and Gaurav Gupta.

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Rajesh Pratap Singh

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Abraham & Thakore

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Gaurav Gupta

 

Well these were the TOP 4 TRENDS we shortlisted from the #AIFW showcasing last week – do let us know what do you think of these trends.


Stay Fierce and Fabulous with FDCI and AIFW 

March 31, 2015 0 comment
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With FDCI’s Amazon India Fashion Week kicking off this Wednesday- it has been a whirlwind of fabulous chaos in the fashion world.

Team Style Coquettes

Team Style Coquettes

Have a look at some of the most Fierce and Fabulous people we acknowledged – with The Satin Certificate.

Malini Ramani

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Our Favorite Designer Malini Ramani with #TheSatinCertificate

Payal Singhal 

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Designer  Payal Singhal with #TheSatinCertificate

Bandana Tewari

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Absolutely Fierce – Bandana Tewari with #TheSatinCertificate

 Mr. Sunil Sethi

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THE MAN- Mr. Sunil Sethi – President of FDCI

Gunjan Bagga

 

Absolutely Fierce and Fabulous - Gunjan Bagga  with #TheSatinCertificate

Absolutely Fierce and Fabulous – Gunjan Bagga with #TheSatinCertificate

Sahil Kochhar

Designer Sahil Kochhar: The Next Big Thing

Designer Sahil Kochhar: The Next Big Thing

Pallavi- That Desi Girl Blog

Fashion Blogger par excellence

Fashion Blogger par excellence


 

Team Style Coquettes for #TheSatinCertificate with #FDCI and #AIFW 

March 27, 2015 0 comment
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