Manish Arora

BOLLYWOOD BLING Paris: Indian designer Manish Arora looked to his homeland for inspiration for his spring collection. Elaborate prints featured tigers, Indian jewels and …


Manish Arora S/S 2013

Manish Arora S/S 2013

BOLLYWOOD BLING
Paris: Indian designer Manish Arora looked to his homeland for inspiration for his spring collection. Elaborate prints featured tigers, Indian jewels and designs that recalled tiles in Hindu temples. Arora, never one to refuse embellishment, added jewels to tops and dresses and fish scale-like paillettes to leggings. Opulent jewelry, made in collaboration with Amrapali, adorned models’ heads, ears and necks. Another collaboration featured in the show was a line of printed jeans made with Notify. The denim provided a necessary casual element amidst all the bling. Indeed, Arora’s best looks were his most restrained. Though the designer has earned recognition for his more outrageous pieces, he would likely sell more clothes if he continued to tone it down. –Joanna Manganaro

Silhouette: A-line / Billowy / Long and lean / Sack

Color: Buttery yellow / Gold / Pastel blue / Mint / White / Whitened pink / Blush / Peach / Lilac / Black / Ruby

Key Items: Jewelry-printed shifts / Bustier dresses / Printed jeans / Tiger tee / Full skirts

Materials: Printed silks / Denim / Lamé / Jacquard / Crisp cotton / Firm suitings / Organza

Print + Pattern: Jewels / Tigers / Tile patterns / Temples

Details + Trim: Jewel embellishments / Beading / Back cutouts / Fish scale-like paillettes / Leather paillettes / Bustier tops / Sequins

Accessories + Footwear: Elaborate gold head jewelry / Dangly earrings / Multi-strand necklaces / Stacked beaded or enamel bangles / Envelope clutches / Platform gold multi-strap sandals

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