Backstage-IISW-Highlights

The final day of India International Style Week season 2 was a complete fashion extravaganza. From veteran to upcoming designers the show had it all. Top models like Carol Gracias & Lakshmi Rana graced the runway with Bollywood actress Mugdha Godse as showstoppers. The show also saw vivid range of color palette in the collections, from Chirag Nainani‘s indigo to Gazal Mishra‘s pastels to Niharika Pandey‘s quirky take on vibrant tones. The show ended with a thanking note by show director Abhimanyu Singh Tomar with event director Akhilesh Agarwal & promised for another fashion carnival in upcoming month of this year.

Here are some of exclusive backstage pictures shot by me at the final day of the fashion week to give you all a closer look at the collections. Also have a look at the runway images shot officially by photographer Jiten Agarwal here on his page JPIC.in.

Text & photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore.

Designer-Chirag Nainani
chirag Nainani-Jaipur-iisw 2017 collection (2)
Model Akanksha Maurya
chirag Nainani-Jaipur-iisw 2017 collection (4)
Model Siddharth Vijaivargia.

chirag Nainani-Jaipur-iisw 2017 collection (6)

chirag Nainani-Jaipur-iisw 2017 collection (1)
Model Priyanka Parashar.
chirag Nainani-Jaipur-iisw 2017 collection (5)
Model Siddharth with Dushyant Katewa.
chirag Nainani-Jaipur-iisw 2017 collection (7)
Model Kanchan.
chirag Nainani-Jaipur-iisw 2017 collection (3)
Model-Aishwarya Joshi
2X7A2792
Model Akanksha Maurya.
Designer-Niharika Pandey
niharika pandey-quirky fashion-sequinned
Model Kanchan(left) & Monica (right).

niharika pandey (7)

niharika pandey (3)
Models- Akanksha Maurya with Kanchan.
niharika pandey (10)
Wild & untamed. Model Aishwarya Joshi

niharika pandey (9)

niharika pandey (4)
Model Bhanu Priya

niharika pandey (2)niharika pandey (1)niharika pandey (8)

 

Designer-Jaya Mishra
jaya mishra (2)
Royal & regal. Model Dushyant Katewa

jaya mishra -kolkata-lakme1

jaya mishra -kolkata-lakme
Model Preity Sinha (left) & Ishika Agnihotri (right)
jaya mishra (6)
Model Devika Das
jaya mishra hh
Model Akshay (left) & Ravi (right)

jaya mishra (7)

 

Designer-Geet Vaishakh

Geet Vaishankh mishra-iisw-jaipur fashion-indigo (1)

Geet Vaishankh mishra-iisw-jaipur fashion-indigo (4)
Model Devika Das.

Geet Vaishankh mishra-iisw-jaipur fashion-indigo (5)

Geet Vaishankh mishra-iisw-jaipur fashion-indigo (2)
Model Anjana.

Geet Vaishankh mishra-iisw-jaipur fashion-indigo (3)

Designer-Antara Goswami

chamkeeli-antara goswami-iisw-ekang events (3)chamkeeli-antara goswami-iisw-ekang events (2)chamkeeli-antara goswami-iisw-ekang events (1)

Designer-Anshu Raja Jain

anshu raja jain-virgin jewels-jaipur-iisw (1)anshu raja jain-virgin jewels-jaipur-iisw (2)anshu raja jain-virgin jewels-jaipur-iisw (4)anshu raja jain-virgin jewels-jaipur-iisw (3)

Designer-Gazal Mishra
gazal mishra-iisw (1)
Model Priyanka Khatri.

gazal mishra-jaipurgazal mishra-iisw (2)

Advertisements

Backstage-Felix Bendish-IISW

IISW season 2 (India International Style Week) day 1 saw grand opening by accessory designer Felix Bendish. Felix showcased his autumn/winter 2017 Ready-To-Wear collection which was also presented earlier this year at London fashion week . The collection merged accessories & clothing together. Felix is also know for mixing humour with fashion. The statements pieces were quite eye popping & were all handcrafted. The show was choreographed by show director Abhimanyu Singh Tomar. So here are some exclusive behind the scenes images I shot at backstage. I will also be posting the backstage highlights from day 2 of IISW in my next post. Till than enjoy this post.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (19)

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (9)
Model Preity Sinha.

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (12)

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (10)
I can’t talk. Model Aishwarya Joshi in one of the key pieces by Felix Bendish.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (21)
Model Garima Chauhan.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (15)
Model Akanksha Maurya.

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (20)

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (16)

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (11)
Very glamorous Apala Rajvanshi, also known for her panther like killer catwalk on the runway.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (13)
Red alert. Model Shipra Srivastava of Style Skool, Jaipur.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (17)
Model Antima donning the showstopper outfit.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (1)
Model Devika trying to take a perfect selfie.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (6)
Model Priyanka Parashar quickly poses moments before the show.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (7)
Golden girls.

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (14)

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (8)
Designer Felix fixing the showstopper outfit before the show.

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (2)

Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (3)
From the runway.
Felix bendish-backstage fashion photography-jaipur-iisw-fashion week-accessories (4)
An excited viewer recording the show on his smart phone.

Curtain Raiser-IISW Season 2

After the first successful season , it’s time for the second season of India International Style Week . Last night was full of classic glamour & high fashion drama. The curtain raiser for IISW displayed the latest hair & make-up trends which will also be the look for runway presentation on 12th & 13th August. Show director Abhimanyu Singh Tomar explained the beauty trends are inspired by vintage fashion which includes french bouffants & edgy hairdos. Jaipur based salon Sizzlin Scizzors stylized these looks especially for the fashion week. The event is organised by Ekang events. Ensembles by Vibha Parwani, Geet Vaishakh & Antara Goswami were showcased for the opening scene of the act. Along with them on the upcoming days designer Felix Bendish, Gazal Mishra, Jaya Mishra, Chirag Nainani, Niharika Pandey & Anshu Raja Sen will be displaying their collections. All I can say is the fashion mayhem is about to begin & am super excited to be part of IISW as the official blogger.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore.

2X7A1030
Model Preeti Sinha donning the classic french bouffant hairstyle.
2X7A1157
Wild and messy hairdo displayed here by model Manvi Saroya.
2X7A1044
A closer look at vintage inspired make-up.
Antima Prajapat model style skool jaipur-hairstyle vintage
Antima Prajapat in tribal inspired hairdo.

2X7A1054

2X7A1163
Mirror-Mirror.
aishwarya joshi model style skool jaipur-hairstyle vintage
Model Aishwarya Joshi in crimped version of bouffant hairstyle.
2X7A1100
Shipra Srivastava in backcombed dramatic hairdo.