Day 1 of FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week 2023 set the stage for an enchanting display of Indian couture, featuring celebrated designers from across the country. Amidst the runway glamour, celebrities took center stage to elevate the fashion quotient. Leading the way on the official premiere day of this prestigious fashion showcase was Alaya Furniturewalla, the young Bollywood actress who graced the catwalk as the showstopper for Geisha Designs, helmed by designers Paras and Shalini.
Alaya’s Radiant Presence
Alaya Furniturewalla, exuding the brilliance of a starry night, donned a mesmerizing ensemble known as “Nocturnal Enigma: The Tassel Tempest.” Her outfit, a fusion of elegance and avant-garde flair, featured abstract stone-textured embroidery adorning her pants and bralette top. The intricate tassel embroidery added a touch of 20s flapper charm, creating rhythmic movement with every step she took.
As the showstopper, Alaya shared her experience, saying, “Walking for Geisha Designs as the showstopper for Profusion was a sublime experience. Paras & Shalini, masters of their craft, tapped into the beauty of nature, and it felt like I was literally walking through a tapestry of nature-inspired colors and crystal textures.”
Geisha Designs’ Global Influence
Paras and Shalini, the creative minds behind Geisha Designs, have recently showcased their designs at prestigious fashion events such as New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week. Their latest showcase at Lakme Fashion Week carried an international and sophisticated vibe.
Music Meets Fashion with Madboy/Mink
Adding a unique dimension to the Profusion collection showcase, the dynamic musical duo Madboy/Mink, consisting of Saba Azad and Imaad Shah, delivered a captivating performance that fused music and fashion. Saba Azad stole the spotlight in a dazzling bejeweled bralette paired with a studded crop top and pleated palazzo pants. Meanwhile, Imaad Shah showcased a black jacket with embroidered peekaboo sleeves and a scarf collar, complemented by a textured stone corset. Saba’s dual appearances on the Lakme Fashion Week ramp underscore her early impact on the event.
A Mystical Fusion of Fashion and Music
Day 1 of FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week 2023 witnessed a mystical journey where fashion and music seamlessly intertwined to transform the conventional catwalk into an extraordinary experience. The elegant and innovative designs of Geisha Designs, coupled with the electrifying performances of Madboy/Mink, set the tone for a memorable fashion week.