Hyderabad based designer Shriya Bhupal emerged as a young successful couturier in a short period of time because of her eye for skill and technicality.
The designer translated her passion for art and nature through highly distinguished pieces that were carefully crafted and displayed at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017. The collection ‘Vignette Vista’ from her label ‘Shriya Som’, narrated a tale of wilderness with elegance that was suave, which was clearly visible in the detailed presentation.
Complex cutwork techniques developed into intricate lace was carefully constructed created a vintage poetical vibe. The garments were conventional yet trendy; and ranged from body-con creations, shifts, and midi dresses with ruffle detail to cropped top, power suits, exaggerated gowns, power-shoulder top teamed with a fish tail skirt, faux fur jackets. This labour of love was developed with sheer silk and tulle fabrics that are known for their feminine and gentle appeal.
Experimentation in pastel hues was seen with the use of ivory, blush pink and tones of grey to bring the attires alive. Feathers incorporated with bugle and minute beads, stones, sequins, crystals and fine silk thread composed exquisite and exaggerated motifs served as the soul of this ingenious composition.
The inner layer of the ensembles was intelligently tailored, to back the larger than life floral canvas, painstakingly put together to narrate this exclusive tale. The faux Guipure lace effect was achieved with imaginative embroidery to highlight the collection.
Strong silhouettes adorned the fragile embroidery in multiple patterns and techniques that depicted a unique balance of comfort with style.
Bollywood actress Diana Penty looked radiantly stunning as she strutted down the ramp in a structured, ball-room worthy, floral, ivory gown with intricate detail.
Shriya Bhupal convincingly portrayed the efflorescent affair with her collection ‘Vignette Vistas’ on the runway and left the audience ecstatic and amazed at the same time.