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Signature's 7 Sensation Fashion Tour in Pune: A Quick Look
Uncategorized • Madhur Advani • 20th July, 2010 • 2 Comments • Tweet

On the 15th of this month, Pune played host to Signature’s -‘7 Sensations Fashion Tour’ at the Radisson-Kharadi.

Showcasing the prêt a porter collection of the designer duo -Falguni and Shane Peacock and designer Samant Chauhan; the fashion show exceeded expectations in ways more than one. Boasting of two big names in bollywood- Celina Jaitley and Rahul Bose as the show stoppers this one sure lived up to every ounce of the audience’s expectations.

The show kick started with models sashaying the creations of designer Samant Chauhan on the ramp, a rather unconventional designer who created ripples in the world of fashion for his use of ‘non violent’ silk (silk not made from killing worms, but traditionally woven in Bhagalpur).

This designer who doesn’t believe in using colors besides those that possess earthy tones, took the fashionistas in attendance by surprise; the reason being a change in his color palette from one comprising earthy colors to that of black and red. His collection saw the dominant use of fabrics like chiffon and crepe; garments that were well cut and structured apart from excessive use of accessories like neck adornments (carved out of card paper) and scarves.

The use of the jodhpuri pants gave his creations to the men’s line a slight twist by pairing the same with a shirt and the Nehru jacket. As far as his creations for the women were concerned, it was subtle and feminine comprising mostly tunic shirtdresses, structured dresses and gowns with ruffles paired with jackets.

The showstopper outfit donned by Rahul Bose was a little too regular for…...