Courtier Suneet Verma showcased his couture collection ‘Noor’ at FDCI’s second digital edition of India Couture Week. The collection saw beautiful pastels embroidered with delicate beads, crystals, and zari-works.
He took everyone on a pleasant display of young lovers, secret love notes, stolen glances,and the importance of celebration of life. The digitally showcased film depicted real-life scenarios and his woven couture collection 2021. Suneet said, “I understand the importance of finery and couture at an Indian wedding. I also understand the needs of the modern young Bride and Groom-whether the wedding is a lavish one or an intimate elopement.”
The collection comprised beautiful pastels-in mint, ice-blush and yellow with perfect embroidery, adding delicate glass beads, crystals, and threadwork. Sheer sleeves, off-shoulder necklines, and deep-scalloped backs made for a sensual yet modest young bride. The groom wore pastel-coloured sherwanis with thread embroideries and modern hemlines. The wedding collection included varied shades of ruby, sindoor, and Sienna reds. The embroidery was more lavish in gold zari threadwork with silver zardosi to give it a modern twist.
Day 2 also saw the debut of Delhi-based designer Siddhartha Tytler, who showcased his exquisite Ambrosia Couture 2022 collection at ICW. This inspirational collection bore the hallmark of a heady engagement with the finesse and excellent craft of a designer who continues to make waves with each new offering.
Ambrosia, in Greek mythology, is the ‘Nectar of the God.’ The Couture 2022 collection titled “Ambrosia” sought its inspiration from purity, colour, and ethereal significance. Ivory and shades of gold dominated its colour palette. The surface ornamentation revealed in sequin, crystal splashes, bead-work and thread-work, ruffles and pleating, laser cutting, and quilting.
The ICW also saw Gaurav Gupta present his film titled ‘Universal Love’. The universe inspired his couture collection. The expanse of the cosmos, the millions of stars, the axis, and the movement of all planets. The garments exuded a sense of expanse and grandeur of the cosmos. The collection was sparkling glamorously like twinkling stars.