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Latest trends in beach, swim, resort and cruise wear DOWNLOAD PDF


Staged in Goa, with the beach as the new ramp, the first edition of Gionee India Beach Fashion Week 2015 showcased the latest trends in beach, swim, resort and cruise wear. A look through the collections revealed that designers moved slightly off the beaten track, using new look denim, shimmer khadi, and digital prints in their creations. Hyderabad designer Asmita Marwa’s ‘Bela Alma’ collection was pure resortwear in cotton, voile, linen and khadi in plain as well as also shimmer varieties. Babita Malkani’s cruise wear line. ‘Cosmic Revival’, ranged from lightweight georgette, crépe and satin teamed with soft cotton and jersey along with a hint of ribbed knits and fish net. The ‘Kalahari’ collection by Nachiket Barve, inspired by the motifs and fabrics of the Dark Continent, used fabrics that covered almost every texture and weave starting with tussar silk, kota, tulle, silk chiffon, crépe, georgette, organza, chanderi, raw silk, spun silk, washed dupion and satin. Harsh Agarwal’s ‘Omana’ label which specialises in swim, cruise and resort wear presented the ‘Tropical Dreamscape’ collection worked on flat chiffons, silks and new age fabrics like scuba and neoprene.

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