Saturday, 1 March 2014

Smile is the Best Prescription : Kingfisher Ultra Bengal Fashion Week



Kolkata saw its first fashion week this year in association with Kingfisher Ultra and Signature with 40 models and 10 designers showcasing their extraordinary collections with a blend of glitz and glamour. With three days of haute couture (February 21-23) which brought designers from various parts of India ie. Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi and Kolkata at the same platform together was indeed a lifetime event for all the fashion geeks at Kolkata organized by the Storm Fashion Company at Galaxy, Park Hotel, Kolkata. 

Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : The Ramp...


Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Actress Rituparna Sengupta in the audience...


Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Bollwood Singer Shabab Fardi...
The first day of Kingfisher Ultra Bengal Fashion Week where ace designers Jaya Mishra, Agnimitra Paul and Jyoti Sachdev Iyer rocked the stage with the beautiful amalgam of grace and elegance. To start with, Jaya Mishra who named her collection ‘Gaja Gamini’ inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci’s Painting ‘Monalisa’ was a perfect experiment with colours. Apart from showcasing her exquisite collections, renowned Singer Shabab Fardi of ‘Jashn e Ishqua’ fame added a different flavor to the event with the Sufi numbers. The dashing actress Mumtaz Sarkar was the showstopper.  
                                  Agnimitra Paul, who dedicated her entire collection to the ‘Women of Substance’ showcasing the unique combination of Baluchari, Dhakai, Taat and Katha with a touch of roots of our very own Sonar Bangla. Eminent actress Rituparna Sengupta, Arjuna Award winner Poulami Ghatak and Doc. Sashi Panja walked the ramp for Agnimitra Paul. And last but not the least, with the violins playing in the background which created a heavenly environment, Jyoti Sachdev Iyer presented her fascinating collection inspired by the vintage of 1950’s eras consists of drapes. Former Miss India World Natasha Suri was the Showstopper along with Richa Chadda, Kingfisher Calender 2014 girl Ketholeno Kense and Sonika Chauhan who also graced the event.

Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Unveiling the collection of Jaya Mishra...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Experimenting with Colours...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Elegance is an attitude...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Showstopper Mumtaz Sarkar
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : The Bong Collection...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Traditional...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Roots of Bengal...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Women of Substance...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Smile is the best prescription...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Old is Gold...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : The Black Beauty...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 1 : Vintage Collection...
Kingfisher Ultra Bengal Fashion Week Day 2 started with a special tribute to the political scenario of India by Designer duo Mona and Pali where they focused on various surface textures playing with fabric.  Designer AD Singh who is well known for his bridal collections and obsession for Swarovski crystals left the audience unturned with his splendid collection of bridal lehengas, gowns and floor length Anarkali. Gorgeous Indian actress Reshmi Ghosh was the showstopper for the event. 
                                For the second show, it was none other than Priyanka Chopra’s sister Meera Chopra of ‘Gangs of Ghosts’ fame who scorched the ramp as a showstopper for Jatin Kocchar  showcasing his collection of sultry blacks and bright whites representing duality in our life’s. To end the dazzling journey of Day 2, was Ace designer Rocky S who showcased his glamorous resort collection with Tollywood heartthrob Koyel Mallick as a showstopper. Also present were Bollywood actress Riya Sen, who added some extra essence to the glamour and glitz of the event. 

Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : The land of Utopia...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Do I really need to say anything?
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Showstopper Reshmi Ghosh with AD Singh
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Contemporary...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Men in Black...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Footprints of life...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Shades of Life...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Contrast...

Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Duality...
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Jatin Kochar with Showstopper Meera Chopra
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : The Gorgeous Riya Sen
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Showstopper Koyel Mallick at Kingfisher Lounge
Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : Designer Rocky S with Koyel Mallick

Glimpses from Bengal Fashion Week : Day 2 : At the lounge with The King of Good Times..:)

Yes! There was another day of the grand fashion extravaganza.Stay tuned for that one.Coming Soon :D


And last but not the least Cheers to Signature and Live in Style for the official invites and also to my friend Ratul for the amazing snaps and co blogger Sammy.Indeed we made an impression. :)




2 comments:

  1. Wow! Supercool! You saw so many models & stars. Great pics & nice coverage :)
    The event looks very interesting! :)

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