Anita Dongre showcases her Epic Love collection at the FDCI India Couture Week (ICW) 2016 on the second day of the five day fashion gala here at the Taj Palace on Thursday. Celebrities like veteran actress-socialist Shabana Azmi, Bhumi Pednekar, Pernia Qureshi and ace designer Manish Malhotra attended the event.

Shabana Azmi walk the ramp for Anita Dongre show
Shabana Azmi walks the ramp for Anita Dongre show

The Epic Love collection at the FDCI India Couture Week was a luxury Bohemian collection of Indian bridal wear meant for the new age spirited bride, where the chintz-inspired prints brought alive a Mughal garden in its full bloom. The color palette being golden infused with hues of cream, rusts, browns, reds, pink and muted blue.

Model walk the ramp for Anita Dongre show
Model walks the ramp for Anita Dongre show

Anita Dongre infuse magic into thin air with her Epic love collection at FDCI India Couture Week. In her collection the young gypsy bride was the muse. She mesmerized the audience with her bright, gota patti infused creations. The collection had the ethnic, rustic and soothing look about them.

Model walk the ramp for Anita Dongre show
Model walks the ramp for Anita Dongre show

The collection showcased the vintage, Mughal era inspired Saris, Long skirts, different styles of blouses, dupattas, achkans and kurtas for men, the ensembles exuding elegance wrapped in tradition had the touch of gota patti, dabka, and phulkari used in perfect balance.

Model walk the ramp for Anita Dongre show
Model walks the ramp for Anita Dongre show

Anita Dongre said the young gypsy bride muse is free spirited, yet embraces tradition in her own special way. Traditional styles like the lehenga choli and sari are reinvented in contemporary silhouettes.

Bhumi Pednekar walk the ramp for Anita Dongre show
Bhumi Pednekar walks the ramp for Anita Dongre show

Others from fashion industry stalwarts like Tarun Tahiliani, Reynu Taandon, Rimple and Harpreet Narula, Rahul Mishra, Anamika Khanna, Varun Bahl, Gaurav Gupta, Manav Gangwani and Rohit Bal will showcase their latest collection in the coming days. The FDCI India Couture Week event is for five days. It concludes on July 24.

Perina Qureshi walk the ramp for Anita Dongre show
Perina Qureshi walks the ramp for Anita Dongre show

Anita Dongre showcases her Epic Love collection at the FDCI India Couture Week 2016

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