When it comes to new-age and sophisticated fashion, Blenders Pride Fashion Tour has been at the forefront of it all. From defining and celebrating talent to being the epitome of style and fashion in India, the 14th edition of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour saw the idea of Pride come alive on the ramp walk by country's top-notch fashion designers.But why pride?
The theme of Pride was launched with the objective of instilling a sense of positive emotion, something that is relevant with today's youth. Blenders Pride Fashion Tour with its new theme wanted to bring alive various aspects of pride, and thanks to designers like Tarun Tahiliani, Rohit Bal, Gaurav Gupta and Ashish Soni, they did a fabulous job in conceptualising pride and how.Muse, Glamour, Pride And Everything In Between:
Blenders Pride Fashion Tour was jaws-dropping splendid, right from the start. The tour even got a stylist at the preview, when the four designers with their respective muse unveiled the theme - My Style, My Pride.
With Meher Rampal, Rajiv Makhani, Diana Penty and The Crow donning some of the most stunning outfits designed by the master craftsmen of Indian fashion industry, the audience was in for a stylish treat.Amalgamation Of Fashion & Pride:
Tarun Tahiliani's theme of My Blend, My Pride amalgamated Indian roots with Western sensibilities. The show focused on experiential fashion where there was music, performance art, and ramp walks. Disha Patani took everyone's hearts away as the showstopper.
Next show was at The Taj Falaknuma, Hyderabad, which saw Gaurav Gupta's theme of My Expression, My Pride come alive. His expression was well featured through his structural designs combined with fluidity. It was new-age couture - experimental, feminine and thoughtful. To demonstrate this, Kangana Ranaut & Aditi Rao Hydari took the stage with panache.
Rohit Bal's creation - My Heritage My Pride - was inspired by the Indian culture. There were classic silhouettes featuring sunflowers, poppies, Moghul designs and more. The show took place at the magnificent Bandra Fort, and the legendary Shubha Mudgal mesmerized the audience with her magical voice. Diana Penty and Siddharth Malhotra looked like a dream and walked the ramp.
The last leg of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour comprised Ashish Soni's monochromatic collection in the city of dreams, Kolkata. His showcase of the theme My Identity My Pride, had stylishly cut pieces which were stark and yet stunning. And with Sushmita Sen donning his outfit, it became the perfect end to this fantastic tour.
Blenders Pride Fashion Tour was beyond an event. It was the depiction of Pride, and what the emotion means to every individual.