Designer Anju Modi opened the PCJ Delhi Couture Week in New Delhi with her “Draupadi” collection on the first day.
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Day 1 Anju Modi
The Showstopper: Bollywood actress Tabu, who is also a known name in international movies, opened the show for Anju Modi. The show stopping outfit was saffron, maroon and orange lehenga created with fabrics like chanderi, raw and organic silk.
Anju Modi show at the Delhi Couture Week 2013
It featured mukaish and zardozi work along with silver and golden embroideries. The choli featured long sleeves and was a velvet concoction.
Tabu at Delhi Couture Week 2013 Designer Anju Modi show
Tabu for Anju Modi at Delhi Couture Week 2013 Day 1
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Day 1 Tabu for Anju Modi
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Anju Modi Lehenga Collection
The Collection: Traditional Indian
Gender: Menswear & Womenswear
Clothes: On display were opulent lehengas, with multiple kalis, paired with cholis as well as long jackets and achkans. The floor length anarkalis were elaborate in their appeal. Anju Modi showcased some very interestingly cut cholis and blouses. The men’s line also saw anarkalis and long kurtas with gheras, churidaars, jodhpuri pants, tail coat skirts, sherwanis and bandhgalas.
There was a lot of layering involved. Bow ties for both men and women added drama. Ruffled collars, puffly sleeves and exaggerated shoulders also made an appearance on the outfits on display.
Hues: One saw a lot of fiery colors like reds, maroons, oranges and saffrons. White, off white, golden, blue, brown, beige and black also made an appearance.
Fabrics: Rich fabrics like raw silk, organic silk, pure cotton, crushed material, velvet and chanderi were used.
The Embellishments: Golden and silver embroidery, zardozi and mukaish works made the outfits more elaborate. Motifs like animal prints, jaali window, bird cage and horse & elephant carriages gave an interesting dimension to the pieces shown.
Highlights from the Show
Maroon, Orange and Saffron Combination with Gold Detailing
Anju Modi Bridal Collection Delhi Couture Week 2013
Anju Modi Collection Delhi Couture Week 2013 day 1
Designer Anju Modi show at the Delhi Couture Week 2013
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Anju Modi designs
Anju Modi Collection Delhi Couture Week 2013
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Anju Modi Collection
Gold, Beige and Off White Combination
Anju Modi Collection at Delhi Couture Week 2013
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Anju Modi day 1
Anju Modi Collection at Delhi Couture Week 2013 Day 1
Play of Prints and Motifs
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Anju Modi Bridal Collection
Men in Anarkalis
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Anju Modi Menswear Collection
Designer Anju Modi collection at the Delhi Couture Week 2013
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Anju Modi bridal
Delhi Couture Week 2013 Designer Anju Modi
Anju Modi’s collection was definitely worthy of opening the show. The ensembles displayed were truly spectacular. The women’s line, especially, was high on the wearability factor.