(blog) Degree, one of India’s first fashion talent and tech startup that provides opportunities for fashion professionals to showcase their talent across the globe joined hands with the Lakme Fashion Week, 2016 as its Talent Partner for the 6Degree Show. 6Degree introduced three new and talented designers named Lalit Dalmia, Saroj Jalan, and ‘I AM Design’ by Pratik & Priyanka who showcased their creations at the LFW 2016.
‘I AM Design’ by Pratik & Priyanka showcased the collection titled ‘INDIAN me FUSION’ took inspiration from the traditional Indian weaves & motifs, recreated them in a non conformist way and thus fashioned a renewed interest for the conventional Indian motifs and designs. Actress, Urvashi Rautela, show stopper for them was seen donning the beautiful silhouettes by them.
Lalit Dalmia’s collection was inspired by McQUEEN as he reincarnated silhouettes similar to that of his source inspiration. In his collection he maneuvered a mind blowing revival of McQUEEN ERA fused with his magnificent sense of GOTHIC CULT. He fused a variety of emotions like eroticism and lust with the help of his intriguing colour palette which included blue, wine, peach and fuchsia. The icing on the cake was Mr. Morani- the showstopper.
Moving away from the fusion and gothe, Saroj Jalan showcased the collection themed “Sone Ki Chirya – India”. An India seeped in its traditional roots, cultural diversity and its Rajsi Virasatt (Royal Heritage). Her collection depicted the celebration of the ethnic extravaganza of their rich and diverse chronicle. Mixed in the harmony of nature & traditional motifs, they have incorporated the essence of their grandeur society.
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She had highlighted the ensembles with patanpatola and had kept the silhouette line very simple yet very traditional using the vibrant hues of red, mustard, emerald and beige. Walusha D’Souza looked marvelous in the creations by Saroj Jalan.
In the words of Nikhil Hegde, Co-Founder & CEO, 6Degree, “6Degree has been a talent partner to fashion weeks across India and South Asia, enabling emerging designers to be able to showcase their skills to the world. Over the last 6 months, we have partnered with fashion weeks of all sizes such as Mysore Fashion Week, India Runway Week, India Beach Fashion Week and even Fiji Fashion Week in the Fiji Islands. With this association with LFW, 2016, we have progressed to one of the most evolved and prestigious platforms of the country as our designers were very well received by the fashion fraternity.
I genuinely feel that there are a lot of synergies that could be drawn at dedicated platforms such as LFW and we are working towards creating modules that can act as a catalyst for multiple fashion ecosystems.” 6Degree is conceived and created with a vision to provide talent in the fashion industry with a platform to showcase their creativity and to provide networking and business opportunities.
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with only 15 months since their launch, 6Degree will have its own show at Lakme Fashion Week – India’s mecca for fashion. 6Degrees unifies the individuals related to the fashion domain such as fashion designers, bloggers, brands, models and photographers on a single common platform.
6Degree, the quintessential fashion platform, was launched at the Lakme Fashion Week in 2014. The online platform enables professionals from the fashion ecosystem to connect and collaborate with new business opportunities, launch brands and showcase their creations. In a growing global fashion scene, 6Degree is a talent partner to fashion events that allows designers to showcase world over, spreading the reach and visibility of their creativity. The association with multiple events across India and Pan Asia marks the first step towards accomplishing a vision to encourage the showcase of fashion talent across multiple geographies.