Preview: GULBAGH, an ode to Indian regalia that will mark Rohit Bal’s return to WIFW

gulbaghYet another edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week kicks off in the capital this week. But we can’t help swoon over the finale already. With Rohit Bal as the Wills Lifestyle Grand Finale Designer, hopes are soaring high amidst patrons and buyers alike. To raise anticipation further Bal or Gudda as he is fondly known hosted an exclusive preview of ‘GULBAGH’, his finale collection at ITC Maurya, New Delhi and Luxurylaunches got a peek.

gulbagh-1With the Spring Summer 2015 edition of WIFW, Gudda seems set to resurrect his brand of majestic yet relevant showcasing. His collection christened Gulbagh seeks to celebrate India’s imperial heritage. What we saw in front of us turned out a spectacular teaser to which, on any given day, the restrained ramp and even lavish West View venue couldn’t do justice. Three male and three female models glided in what only seemed to be glorious, modern-day interpretations of regal outfits, read: voluminous skirts on women, sharply tailored kurta-pajamas on men and bold floral embroidery in unison.

gulbagh-2A delighted Rohit Bal said, “It is wonderful to be back and a great honor to be doing the grand finale at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week once again. It is a perfect platform for me to show uninhibited creativity and express myself through a collection that transcends all seasons and reflects my sense of aesthetics without any constraints.” The Wills Lifestyle Grand Finale will be the highlight of this year’s Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, more so than ever, on the coming Sunday, 12th October.


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