The invitation was to the grandest wedding of the season at the most dazzling venue, with a zardozi encrusted stage at Lakme Fashion Week; when Philips presented a stunning bridal collectionby top Bollywood designer, Vikram Phadnis with one of the most beautiful women in the universe, BollywoodвЂ™s sensational beauty queen, Sushmita Sen as the show stopper.
The Vikram Phadnis bridal wear presentation by Philips, which ended the fourth day of Lakme Fashion Week Spring Summer 2010,was the most extravagant event ever, filled with glitz, glamour and everything that the audience was looking forward to. With a colourful mГ©lange of shades and hues, Vikram unleashed some of the most dazzling bridal creations seen on the ramp. Remaining true to Indian silhouettes with discreet touches of innovations, Vikram worked heavily on texturing and surface ornamentation with a rainbow of dazzling colours throughout the collection.
Magnificent Lehengas replete with the heaviest of zardozi and crystal work, dupattas dazzled under the ramp lights and the cholis that varied from tiny bustiers to long raja coats to kurtas and sherwanis were crafted with great attention. The ensemble of saris in net, chiffon and silk had ornate gold, crystal and silver borders. The embroidery was amazing and the finish of the creations was unbelievably superior.
MenвЂ™s wear was restricted to sherwanis, kurtas and knee length coats, which all matched the womenвЂ™s wear in their brilliance and glitter. The finale creation for the gorgeous star, Sushmita Sen was a breathtaking gold lehenga, choli and glittering dupattas which got one of the most rousing ovations from the audience at the Lakme Fashion Week. For a bride who wants to be remembered for her trousseau, then the bridal collection by Vikram Phadnis presented by Philips has got to be the one that will adorn her in all the finery that she has always dreamt of.