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Lakme Fashion Week 2016 : Elektrocouture failed to impress

Sometimes things look good on paper/ electronic media posts / on racks and they build expectations.
There was hype around Elektrocouture and Friends's debut on Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2016 as they were bringing "innovation" to indian fashion scenario.
Quoting IBNlive.com :
" Based in the heart of Europe's fashion tech hub, Berlin, ElektroCouture is a collaborative house for bespoke technologies along with six international designers like Lina Wassong, Melissa Coleman, ValĂ©rie Lamontagne, Igor Knezevic, Kristin Neidlinger and Chritian Bruns from various countries like Britain, Canada and US, who join hands for the first time to present a collective showcase of fashion and technology with 'ElektroCouture and Friends'.
Integrating technologies into design, accessories, couture and also pret fashion, these designers have stepped into the future to find new ways of digitalising environment and human body. Some of their work comprises inventive battery …

Eastern Fashion Legacy

It was a fashion weekend. Not fashion week because it was on Saturday and Sunday (convenient ).
Ok, so what i have realized after watching the shows is
A. One shouldn't have too many drinks, or it'll be hard to register the later shows.
B. If u don't have a friend or group of friends to chat with in between the shows you may die in boredom. The theme and purpose (?) of this EFL was to promote and encourage eastern Indian textiles and fashion as well as the fashion of it's neighboring countries, like bhutan, bangladesh etc.
The designers used khadi, ikkat, raw silk etcetra. The focus was on weaving and hand embroidery.
Bibi Russell, Abhishek Dutta, Sharbori Dutta, Agnimitra Paul, Chimmi Choden, Atsu Sekhose were among the Efl designers.




Sharbori Dutta's collection for traditional and modern men.


Atsu's charm worked.

EFL fashion weekend came to an end with Mona Pali's show. Though I didn't understand the significance of the towering hairstyle. 




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