The HDIL India Couture Week -- tagged as the crème de la crème of fashion week had designer, Manish Malhotra opening the event with his couture bridal collection. Bollywood beauty ravishing Aishwarya Rai was the showstopper. She walked the ramp in an ivory-white creation. That’s a modern-day bride who loves to experiment with colors. Manish’s created a fusion outfit with corset covering the waist and lehenga designed like the lower part of a splendid gown for her. The dress blended a modern silhouette with traditional fabric, lace and embroidery. In all 55 models walked the ramp to show his classy bridal collection.
This time his bridal couture collection is a combination of traditional and contemporary wear. The collection for both men and women has a rich and bold color palette – turquoise, reds, magentas and whites. Malhotra says it is a wedding collection, inspired by our traditional styles. The jewelry that he has used is very old world yet there is certain modernity to it. The models wore dresses which had intricate detailing.