20 Favourite Outfits from Amazon India Fashion Week! Spring/Summer 2016

14 Oct

I’ve cribbed a ton during this season of fashion weeks. “Uninspiring” “disappointing” - I’ve hurled all sorts of adjectives at them. Compared to the rest of them, Amazon India Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2016 line was not half-bad. I’m not calling it exciting for brides, because there was (as expected) a very limited offering for wedding wear. But I still want to keep you abreast with the best of what AIFW had to offer to kick off our 2016 wardrobe, and there are a few pointers in here for the fashion-conscious bride.

As always, we went through every single outfit with a fine-toothed comb, and picked out our favourites from the 30+ shows that took place at Amazon India Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016. Here are the 20 pieces we loved, even if it was a soft and slow kind of love instead of a fiery raging one.

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These 2 silk lehengas by Sanjay Garg

His show was a FAVOURITE! Although the designs were similar to what we’ve seen from him earlier this year, I still loved it. These are great picks for your smaller functions, although…you know me :) I’d love to see a bride wear that red lehenga to her wedding, and the blue lehenga for a Sangeet!

These 2 Ivory Lehengas for Bridesmaids

These 4 Silk Suits for the Trousseau

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They’re all from Sanjay Garg’s show, and you can see why it was such a favourite for brides. The jewel tones, the gorgeous silk! I’d LOVE to have ALL FOUR in my trousseau. And yes, I hadn’t realised I could lust after gold and black this bad.

For those of you who’d like to know, Mashru silk has been used in these garments. From what I read up on it, it is now created as a silk-cotton mix, and that’s probably why this was part of a Spring/Summer collection. It should (hopefully!) be comfortable to wear during a variety of seasons.

These 4 Semi-Formal Saris

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These are work-wear saris. I know, you’re wrinkling up your nose thinking “ugh, who has the time or inclination to wear a sari to work?! I’m not 50!” But I’m just letting you know - I’ve been spotting these young girls in their 20s carry off saris like rock-stars at fashion-related events, and I’ve had major outfit-envy. So if you’re someone who is on the brink of experimenting with a cool sari to work, go for it :) And if you’re one of these cool people who already wear saris to work sometimes, here are a few more choices to pick from! Of course, leave that chantilly lace recommendation outside the office.

For ideas on how to style saris like these, see what Pernia Qureshi & Archana Jain (striped blouse!) wore to AIFW here.

These 4 Dresses for Work by Eka

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Most of these are casual dresses, that I’d love to wear to work, honestly. So while you go around getting a new work wardrobe to wear after your wedding, try adding a dress or two along these lines to help you breeze through the summer in style.

2 Honeymoon Dresses & A Swimsuit

The cute white dress to roam around during the day, and the bridal red dress for a dinner date with the new husband :) The black Shivan & Narresh swimsuit was the only one we liked at AIFW, but it was worth a mention for the diagonal peek-a-boo. A definite sexy swimsuit to throw in your honeymoon suitcase.

This 1 Sherwani for the Groom

Sherwani - Siddhartha Tyler - Crimson Red sherwani with gold motifs - Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2016

Bright colours, AND a generous dose of gold motifs? That’s typically a big no-no for grooms in my mind, but I think if you are built like this model, you’ll carry it off. I seriously love this Siddartha Tytler sherwani - it’s gold and red done right for men.


These beautiful Sanjay Garg dupattas

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These Indo-western jackets by Kavita Bhartia

Sequinned embroidery on pastels = LOVE!

The colours at Vineet Bahl’s show

Reminded me of Nikasha’s colour palette from a previous season.

All images courtesy Vogue India

What did you love about Amazon India Fashion Week?

Catch up on the rest of the fashion weeks from 2015 here.

One Response to “20 Favourite Outfits from Amazon India Fashion Week! Spring/Summer 2016”

  1. Kirti Dangi October 14, 2021 at 4:45 pm #

    I love the sherwani for the groom the model’s look, i find it quite sexy. Kavita Bhartiya’s pastel colors are looking very pretty. 💖


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