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We plan to put together a trendsetting AIFW show, says creative director Narendra Kumar

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Updated:March 9, 2016, 3:02 PM IST
We plan to put together a trendsetting AIFW show, says creative director Narendra Kumar
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In an exclusive interaction with IBNLive Lifestyle, Narendra Kumar, Creative Director, Amazon India Fashion Week spoke about the trends that the much-awaited fashion week will kick off and the kind of jackets that work with Indo-western outfit. Excerpts from an interview:

On trends that AIFW will begin:

With a very Indianised theme for this season, that is focused on modernizing Indian Textiles, the AIFW’16 is sure to set new trends and make a fashion statement across the globe! The season will depict an Indo – Western fusion look of stylish western silhouettes with Indian ornamentation making it a signature style. In the upcoming fashion week you will see combinations and fusion dressing showcased by designers. Right from the traditional salwar kameez or churidars to flared skirts to block printed kurtis, halter-necks worn over trousers or jeans or stylishly on a saree.

The color palette of the season will be in shades of blue and earthy tones. The earthy color trend is definitely one that we are embracing as it is trendy and functional, creating a fresh, natural and understatedly chic look. In addition, you will also see pop colored outfits.

Ever since Amazon and the FDCI have joined hands, the finales of AIFW have spoken beautifully of what the trends will be. This season too, we plan to put together a trendsetting show. You would not want to miss the Grand Finale!

On 5 jackets that work with Indo-western outfit:

Jackets can be a perfect solution for all weather transitions. Below are some exciting ways of styling your jackets to give an edgy look, more like “India modern” look and you can find a huge selection at great pricing on Amazon’s Fashion store:

Bolero Jackets

Bolero jackets are very versatile and work well with nearly all other garments. This type of jacket presents alternatives to basic cardigans, shawls and jackets. For a nice evening, you might consider wearing a short bolero jacket with either a dress or a skirt and accessorize it with an Indianised neckpiece for an elegant look.

Denim Jackets

You can be a lot more playful in appearance with Demin Jackets! It is a timeless classic and a versatile piece of clothing. This summer, style your jean jacket with a traditional block-printed short kurti teamed with slim fit pants.

Linen Jackets

Linen as a fabric works wonders for both men and women during summers. You can pair a well fitted jacket beautifully with a saree - denoting a casual yet trendy look. You can also team up your sari with embellished epaulets on the jacket to secure the pallu crisply in place.

Sleeveless Jackets

This type of jacket is high on trend this season and come in a wide range. You can find these jackets in materials ranging from vary cozy wool knits to lightweight fabric blends. The sleeveless jacket is shaping up to be the most expedient work wear item currently in existence. You can style it down with chunky jumpers or jeans or even a well- tailored dress.

Bomber Jackets

Bomber jackets are great and comfortable. One can wear different styles of bomber jackets such as the leather bomber jacket for casual look or go with the aviator inspired look or one can also opt for printed bomber jackets paired as a weekend outfit. Women can style their jackets in an elegant way by wearing them over dresses or pairing them with a crop top and anarkali skirts to give an indo-fusion look.

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