India’s first ever Men’s fashion week, ILSW the Men’s edition, 2015 kick-started in Bangalore with a bang! The event has been conceptualised and produced by none other than Ramesh Dembla in collaboration with Indian cinema’s superstar, Akshay Kumar!
Day two started great pomp and fanfare as Himmat Singh from Jaipur commenced the evening with a royal entrance! Himmat’s clothes reflected the royal era and lineage that Rajasthan is famed for
with form fitted jackets, extravagant yet classic sherwanis, and stately bandh galas. It therefore does not come as a surprise to know that celebrities like Abhishek Bachchan, Ritesh Deshmukh, Aditya Roy Kapur, Navjot Singh Sidhu are loyal fans of his creations. The highlight of this show was undoubtedly the showstopper’s entrance to his hit song, none other than Rahul Roy to the Aashiqui title track wearing a sherwani that was fit for a king!
The following show was by designer Shravan Ramaswamy. “Indralok- An Ode to the Weaves and Weavers” was a revival of ethnic and regal eco friendly fabrics and prints wherein Shravan took inspiration from Jamini Roy’s style of art. His show stoppers were from Southern cinema, namely Shubra Aiyappa, Praniti Rai and Ragini Dwivedi.
The day’s event was concluded by Rohit Verma who is winner of several international awards, bridal wear, pret and couture evening gowns and more. This collection reflected the grandeur associated with the Indian Mogul era with vibrant and striking colours. The stage was set for fashion and theatre with the last show of day two, the showstopper was none other than Indian television’s favourite chocolate boy Rohit Roy.