Day 1 at Bangalore Fashion Week 2014

Designer Archana Kochar at Bangalore Fashion Week

Ace designer Archana Kochhar closed the day 1 finale of the Bangalore fashion week. Archana Kochhar with her new line Chokhi went on the ramp as the finale show of day 1 at 9 pm on 7th of August, 2014.

Her new collection speaks volumes about the beauty of Rajasthan in the local dialect.

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Archana explains, “My collection “Chokhi” for the Bangalore Fashion Week winter festive 2014 is inspired by the richness of the state of Rajasthan. Its vibrant colors, historic structures and folk music create a magical and transcendent ambiance. All these elements reflect eminently in my collection through the architectural prints, earthy colors, Shisha embroidery incorporated in a contemporary way by the use of rustic mirror cutouts and Rajasthani Motifs.”

Celebrities at the Bangalore Fashion Week :

The ramp was graced by the cast of Tamanchey that stars Richa Chadda and Nikhil Diwedi. Through this pageant the designer along with the star cast of the upcoming film Tamanchey also pledged their support to the cause of girl child education and sensitized more and more people to come forward and strengthen this initiative.

What is Chokhi ?

“Chokhi…” Silhouette drift in the route of Indian contemporary wear, ranging from lightweight printed Shirt kurtas and tunics teamed with straight intricately printed leggings to loose fitted Patiala’s. The collection further flows to heavier silhouettes, which includes Saris, shararas and lehengas, which are embellished lavishly with rustic mirror cutouts, zardosi, metal studs and wool work. The color palette run through iskesariorange, haldi yellow, burnt maroon.

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Written by Smita Diwan

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