Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS’13

By on October 14, 2012

A spectacular effort by social activist and celebrated actor Shabana Azmi and entrepreneur Namrata Goyal to promote the Mijwan Welfare Society, founded by Kaifi Azmi to empower the girl child, bespoken through the creations of Manish Malhotra, the Mijwan Sonnets in fabric was an exceptional collection.

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

The Mijwan Collection at WIFW SS’13 saw the return of earthy, subdued tones like Ivory, Burnt Orange, Creme, dull shades of red, Pink and the likes.

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

The collection embraced the traditional but popular embroidery work – Chikankari. The intrinsic needlework was done exclusively by the Mijwan girls adopted by Manish.

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

Variety of stitches and different grades of thread were teamed with stunning and immaculate designs by Manish Malhotra, to create exquisite ensembles.

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

Needless to add, there were heavy traces of Manish Malhotra’s unique style of bridging yesterday with tomorrow.

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

The WIFW SS’13 collection by Manish Malhotra displayed the convoluted and chic chikankari work done by the women of Mijwan.

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

The presentation of traditional Indian crafts in a contemporary modern outlook was brought out in the designs at the show.

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

Parineeti Chopra was the star appearance at the show. She dropped her dupatta though, but hey, she still looked gorgeous enough for everyone to applaud!

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

All in all a great show!

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

Manish Malhotra at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week SS'13

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The journey to Akki Dokie quite literally started out in the car while waiting at a traffic signal in the sweltering Delhi heat. This was 2009. Akanksha – the mother ship of this blog – decided to amalgamate her love for fashion, social media and writing. Voila!! Akki Dokie was bought into the internet universe. Through Akki Dokie, we bring to you the latest trends, gossips, news, views and much more from the world of fashion. Told through interactive stories, scintillating events, entertaining interviews and easy ‘D –I – Y’, we unfurl the fashion flag on your screen. Who are we? We are a bunch of overzealous, tech savvy, social media loving, hip swinging, wine guzzling, and laugh inducing women (and few men) who swear by fashion. So take our word when we say, "If it’s in fashion, it’s on Akki Dokie!"

One Comment

  1. miu miu bags

    July 13, 2013 at 5:49 am

    Love the pictures!

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