Pooja Hegde Stuns As The Showstopper For KALKI Fashion, Looks Ethereal In A Palace Green Velvet Lehenga At BTFW 2021
KALKI Fashion’s incredible show made quite a mark with the audience for the sixth time in a row at the Bombay Times Fashion Week 2021.
The ethnic-wear brand showcases its bridal couture collection, ‘HÉRA’. Bollywood big league and the gorgeous, Pooja Hegde not only walks the ramp. But also, she stuns as the showstopper for KALKI Fashion’s new collection.
Hera, The Collection
The collection derives its name from Greek mythology, “Hera”, which means the goddess of marriage. Portrayed as majestic and compassionate, the collection is inspired by the goddess’s queenly traits.
Furthermore, it consists of soft silks and sheerness. There are feminine cuts of lehengas and endless ruffle details in deep-toned velvets.
Not to mention, the sangria tassels, dark pistachio, moss & palace greens, French blues, frozen mauves & Persian reds. This creates a look that feels inventive and feminine, but with an edge.
KALKI Fashion’s showstopper creation looks totally on par with Pooja’s fashion sensibilities. Clearly, she looks like a goddess in that Palace green embellished lehenga. Doesn’t it seem straight out of a fairy-tale?
“I’m in love with KALKI HÉRA. I love the Indian Aesthetics, I love intricate embroideries, deep tones, playful silhouettes with the right amount of Indian-ness to them. Even the Palace green lehenga that I’m wearing is so beautiful. The pretty details, floral are exactly what I like. Super delighted to be the muse for their beautiful collection. The entire collection screams innovative color palettes & brides. If this is not what you are looking for I don’t know what is,” says the showstopper, Pooja Hegde.
With a fresh, bold, and delicate take on colors all of which evoke the opulence of old-world events and dinner parties.
Moreover, it is fused in hand-studded gowns, heavily embroidered velvet bridal lehengas, structured sarees with drama sleeves, and plunging necklines.
To fill you in on some more fashion details about the collection, Saurabh Gupta, Director at KALKI reveals:
“Brides nowadays are not afraid to go bold, they love taking risks, accent with deep metallic hues if needed, or set their chosen hues irrespective of the occasion. The entire bridal collection is inspired by ancient, age-old architecture, drapes & silhouettes. And gives out more of a queenly vibe. This time we came up with the most innovative color palettes blended in with deep-toned velvets for an intimate winter or warm-weather wedding. All in all, the collection is designed for eclectic, dynamic brides who think outside of the box and want to be anything but not ordinary. “
In essence, the collection relies on hues for a ‘contemporary bride’s take on a classic affair’. Hera Collection is for brides-to-be. And is the modern-day-lavish must-have palette.
The show also saw some fashion influencers like Siddhi Karwa, Debasree, The Vogue Vanity, Shivani giving their seal of approvals at the time of the showcase.