All That Glitters – India Bridal Fashion Week 2013

All that Glitters – India Bridal Fashion Week 2013 (IBFW) presented by Amby Valley City.

We bring to you all glitters, bling, styles and latest trends from the one of the Big 4 fashion week events in India meant exclusively for bridal couture by India’s top most fashion designers.

The Capital, New Delhi was set abuzz with the Bridal India Fashion Week (IBFW) … It’s been a delight to follow all the posts, news and photographs of the beautiful celebs decked up in bridal pieces, walking up the ramp.

We loved all the designers …. and wish we could meet them all just one day.  Here is a compilation of the our favorite looks and collection from India Bridal Week’s first edition in Delhi – Acclaimed designers showcasing their finest couture collection. Our favorite designers, outfits, Bollywood Celebrities and Showstoppers ! Some of the outfits left us mesmerized, speechless and astound!

JJ Valaya – The renowned couturier whose name is synonymous with opulence, royalty, and rich cultural heritage of India, especially, when it comes to haute couture. JJ Valaya marked the beginning of this extravagant bridal week with his grand show. We loved the combination of gold with red and royal blue. Very elegant, majestic and royal !

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A swirling epiphany of opulence

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Take a Bow JJ

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Grand and Opulent Wedding Couture

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A masterpiece in white and gold with a touch of green

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Kangana Ranaut in Gold and Blue

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Kabir Bedi as the showstopper, in a royal long velvet sherwani with heavy intricate gold work all over.

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Jyotsna Tiwari presented a collection that was an amalgamation of desi, contemporary and international trends. We saw shades of fuschia, neon blue, orange among other bright colors. Jacqline Fernandis walked the ramp for Jyotsna, in a hot pink strapless slit dress.  at-the-india-bridal-fashion-week-jacquilene-fernandez-as-the-showstopper-of-jyotsna-tiwari-4

Muzzafar and Meera Ali presented the aesthetic abilities through this impressive collection comprising, lehengas, shararas, choghas and sarees, all decked with traditional craftwork of chikan embroidery, gota and zardozi. The collection had a very elegant feel, delicate and reminded us of Awadh.

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Love the jewelry … So ethnic, so royal !

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The emerald green necklace is to die for …. A must have adding to your vintage collection !

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Elegance at its best ! … Sheer delight for the eyes !

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Maang Tikka’s – We absolutely love them ! (New Blog Post on Maang Tikka very soon)

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Raghavendra Rathore presented his latest collection for men and women. Looking every bit dashing in a velvet jacket worn over a black kurta – Anil Kapoor walked the ramp as the showstopper. An actor we truly admire.

His bridal collection for men and women consisted mostly of his trademark bandgalas, jackets and coats. We especially liked the ensemble, with the bolero jacket attached to the long festooned gown.

Poncho-like tops in digital print, frilled gowns, velvet shrugs, and long robe like embroidered jackets were some of the eye-catching details that were seen in his women’s collection. We personally loved the use of rich colors like pink, purple, red and turquoise blue in his collection.

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Like Daughter Like Father – Anil Kapoor as the shopper for Raghavendra Rathore !

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Head Gear … Beautiful, creative and very aesthetic

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Love the red gown dress !

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Suneet Varma presented his ‘The Golden Bracelet’. The pink and gold outfit work by Model Nethra Raghuraman was very pretty and our personal favorite was the red, silver and gold lehenga worn by Chitrangda Singh. Special mention for the styling and accessories including the headgear in gold, necklaces in shapes of twigs, spiral shaped long rings, and long spiral armlets. Cream colored lehengas, shararas, kalidar ,kurtas, intrinsic part of SuneetVarma’s collection, Spotted, shades of robin blue, maroon and black, beautiful cutwork jackets and dupatas in shades of grey and golden we absolutely loved Suneet Varma’s collection.

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Chitrangda Singh as the ‪#‎showtopper‬ for‪#‎SuneetVarmasCollection‬ ‪#‎IndiaFashionWeek13‬

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Rohit Bal left the audience completely spell-bound with his collection ‘The Mulmul Masquerade’ s WOW. Nayanika Chatterjee opened the show wearing a Victorian gown. Victorian look hairstyle donned by the models, frilled high collared blouse teamed with a saree and a long robe like floor sweeping jackets, reminded everyone about the Elizabethan era.

Sonam Kapoor – (our most favorite style icon) was the showstopper at Rohit Bal’s show. The actress looked stunning in an ivory and gold lehenga with gold Amrapali jewelry.

Rohit Bal’s spectacular show at India Bridal Week  – A visual treat for the eyes !

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Sonam Kapoor broke into an impromptu jig at the end of the Rohit Bal show … !

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‪#‎SonamKapoor‬ as the showstopper for ‪#‎RohitBal‬@‪#‎IndiaBridalWeek13‬ … What a  spectacular Show !

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We absolutely love SONAM KAPOOR ! … Isn’t she just gorgeous ? She is our fav style icon ! –

Sonam is wearing beautiful Amarpali jewelry we adore.

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So, this is it … and we are totally floored … Come to think of it – it must be such an awesome wearing such beautiful designer clothes – classy, rich, royal and elegant. The Indian Bridal week was nothing short of a visual spectacle ! Hope you liked our collection and our picks from the fashion week.

Do let us know which ones are your favorite !

Until next time ….

SS *LOVE* ♥

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