“Indian Institute of Fashion Technology (IIFT), Bangalore proudly served as the Educational Partner for Bangalore Fashion Week 2023 held at The Oterra Hotel Bangalore on 24 to 27 August 2023. During this prestigious event, 76 talented students from IIFT showcased their innovative designs, each meticulously crafted to align with one of the five captivating themes.
Day 1: ‘Aureate’
Day 2: ‘Eclectic Elegance & Nostalgia Blooms’
Day 3: ‘Swank’
Day 4: ‘Mystic Resurgence'”
Day 1) Theme – AUREATE
On Day 1, under the captivating theme ‘Aureate,’ the collection embarked on an extravagant fashion journey that drew its inspiration from the enchanting city of Varanasi. This remarkable showcase artfully intertwined elements of history, spirituality, exquisite craftsmanship, opulent silk, and a vibrant culture.
The fashion extravaganza was a breathtaking display of couture, exemplifying the seamless fusion of traditional Varanasi silk with contemporary fashion aesthetics. The brilliance of the designers shone as they skillfully melded time-honored weaving techniques with cutting-edge concepts, resulting in creations that captivated the fashion world.
From modern marvels to fusion masterpieces, these outfits effortlessly bridged the gap between the past and the present, showcasing the enduring allure of Varanasi’s rich heritage in the realm of fashion.
– Traditional fabrics with contemporary silhouettes
DAY 2: Exploring Two Mesmerizing Themes
Theme 1: Nostalgia Blooms
The proliferation of fast fashion has blurred the lines between authenticity and imitation, posing a unique challenge to designers. In response to this, the designers sought inspiration from the beauty of nature, infusing floral motifs into their creations. The Indo-Western designs within this collection strived to harmoniously blend modernism with artistic flair.
– Fluid fabrics, floral blooms and ruffles
Theme 2: Eclectic Elegance
Ajarak’s vibrant and colorful world took center stage at Bangalore Fashion Week 2023. The collection, titled “Eclectic Elegance: A Journey Through Ajarak,” was a captivating fusion of classic Ajarak patterns and contemporary fashion trends. Here, the designers presented a mesmerizing tapestry of hues, intricate designs, and a seamless melding of tradition and modernity, drawing inspiration from Ajarak’s rich heritage.
– Fusion of solids with classic Ajarak prints
– Modern silhouettes
Day 3: The Theme of Elegance – SWANK
In this collection, the young and talented designers from IIFT Bangalore seamlessly blended pastel hues with the timeless allure of baroque pearls. The opulent interplay of textures, where the lustrous sheen of satin harmoniously danced with the distinct iridescence of baroque pearls was refreshing.
What sets this collection apart is the infusion of colorful pearls, introducing an element of playful surprise that straddles the line between tradition and innovation. This mood board epitomizes luxurious design that fearlessly departs from the ordinary. Embrace the allure of the unconventional, and let this style narrative ignite a fashion journey uniquely your own.
– Fusion Looks
Day 4: A Journey Through Mystical Revival – MYSTIC RESURGENCE
“The Phoenix Reborn” marks the grand unveiling of the captivating line, “Mystic Resurgence: The #Phoenix Reborn,” at the esteemed Bangalore Fashion Week 2023. Rooted in the legendary phoenix bird, symbolizing transformation, rebirth, and timeless elegance, the concept transported the audience to a world of enchantment.
An entrancing fusion of vibrant hues, intricate patterns, and avant-garde designs, all meticulously crafted to portray the perpetual cycle of renewal encapsulates the mythic journey of the phoenix.
– Intricate Patterns & embroidery