New York Fashion Week must be over, but it won’t soon be forgotten. This season marked the first where the in-season and next-season collections were presented at the same time.
This year the New York Fashion Week began with celebrities from India making all the headlines and cover stories. Sunny Leone became the ‘First Bollywood Celebrity’ to walk the ramp at the prestigious, ” New York Fashion Week “. The 35-year-old, Jism 2 star walked down the ramp for popular designer Archana Kochhar at the opening show of the extravaganza.
Reshma Qureshi, an acid attack survivor also walked the ramp for Indian Designer Archana Kochhar’s collection titled, “A tale of two travels” Amidst cheers and applause. “I feel really good and the experience was great, I feel as though it has definitely changed my life.” – said Qureshi. The 19-year-old, Qureshi stunned in an ivory gown, which was offset with digitally printed motifs. Archana’s collection was inspired by her travel to The Taj Mahal and the village of the Banjara Tribe.
Our Desi Girl, Priyanka Chopra didn’t walk the ramp at the fashion gala but she had a beautiful evening by the Brooklyn Bridge at the Thakoon show and was seen in two pretty dresses. The Dishoom actor, Jacqueline Fernandez also made a splash at the New York Fashion Week. Jacqueline is the brand ambassador for TRESemme in India and the hair care line was the official backstage partner at New York Fashion Week. She reportedly attended shows by fashion giants like Hugo Boss, Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta.
“The whole vibe is all about taking fashion and style a notch higher, and that’s totally me. I cannot wait to take away some great beauty and fashion trends from there,” she told IANS before leaving for New York.
Other celebrities at the New York Fashion Week included the “It Girls” Kendall Jenner and Hailey Baldwin on the runway or stars like Taylor Swift, Ashley Graham and Malin Akerman in the audience. Overall, every designer presented fall collections that felt springlike in nature—slinky slip dresses, billowy off-the-shoulder tops, florals, and strapless tops. And coats were present in most collections, chunky knits, wintry trousers, and other pieces were typically found on fall runways.
#NYFW Spring/Winter began on September 8 and ended on September 15, 2016. New collections from Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Victoria Beckham, Phillip Lim, Rachel Roy, Serena Williams, Jeremy Scott, Christian Siriano, DKNY and others also shined.