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10 Days 10 Highlights
Text and compilation by Nisha Jhangiani and Photographs by Gulshan Sachdeva (New Delhi), Kartikey Shiva (Mumbai)
Published: Volume 15, Issue 5, May, 2007

NEW DELHI Day 1
SHOW OF THE DAY -
LIGHT FANTASTIQUE BY CUE

What a terrific opening for day 1 of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week! Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna from Cue presented a cohesive collection of metallic separates - simplistic, geometric silhouettes, touches of monochromatic shimmer for elegant glam and all in all, a line tailored to perfection. We love the stylishly officious pencil skirts and the luxe wool jackets, but the winner we covet remains a flatteringly pleated, high-waisted dress with a peekaboo black sequinned yoke...

NEW DELHI Day 2
SHOW-STOPPER OF THE DAY - ANAMIKA KHANNA

Think long, flowing muslin wraps, crisp white easy wear blousons and a look that's engagingly bohemian and cleverly sophisticated at the same time. Anamika Khanna usually manages to get the mix just right and this time was no exception. The easy fit, exaggerated collared shirts paired with chocolate jackets and churidars, silk slippers with printed soles and rich, emerald stoles made for an interesting layering effect. Our pick - a draped, striped shawl top with fun suspenders and loose silken trousers.

MUMBAI Day 1
PARTY OF THE DAY -
RENU CHAINANI

To celebrate five years of her eclectic interior and lifestyle design store, Eastern Treasures, Renu Chainani threw a bash in typical understated chic style. Fashionistas and the Page 3 elite popped over from Nandita's Mahtani's LFW showing; the latter herself made her way there to double the cause for celebration.

MUMBAI Day 2
MUST-BUYS OF THE DAY

We all know that Fashion Week is about the business of buying and we took this mantra quite literally! Our fashion team members happily scoured various stalls to pick the cream of the crop. For those who love to indulge and splurge, follow our lead....

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