Kathmandu With the third and the final day of Warsteiner TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2018, the most glamorous and glitzy event in Nepal came to an end with a bang. With five talented designers flaunting their beautiful designs and creations on the last day of the fashion event, the show saw a beautiful trail of designer clothes made out of fabrics of almost every kind, from Nepali hand-woven fabric to embroideries to velvet and everything in between. Celebrities, models and all the big names were more than ready and excited to be a part of the biggest fashion event in the country, and being the last day for the fashion show, the level of excitement was greater than ever. With a huge crowd and an even bigger round of applause, the show began with a lot of curiosity and eagerness. The first designer to flaunt her designs for the evening was Mishu Shrestha with her collections ‘Autumn/Winter Collection’ and ‘Evening Wear’. Presenting autumn and winter collections of two sequences with cashmere and knitted sweaters for the first sequence, and evening wears in the second sequence, Shrestha focussed on striking colour and patterns in her collections. Using raw silk, velvet and dhaka fabrics in the second collection, the designs included hand -embroidered, hand-painted and bead embellishments. After the breathtaking show by Shrestha, the next designer to set the ramp on fire was Perloo Choden, popularly known as Drichu in the fashion world. With her collection themed ‘Simplicity’, she used natural and hand-made fabrics, made through traditional weaving method. Inspired by old culture and crafts where people made things out of available resources, Drichu’s collection made a definite statement that simplicity is always the best. The first half of her collection used clean lines and solid neutral colours while the second half was more of a colourful palette and bohemian look. Yugen Lama was the show stopper for the minimalistic and simple collection by Drichu. A change of scene from the simplicity of Drichu’s collections, the next designer to bring his creations to life was Ankit Kumar Agrawal. With his theme ‘Behuli’, his collections featured beautiful and elegant gowns and lehengas dedicated to brides for all ceremonies of a wedding. Walking as the showstopper for Agrawal, Malvika Subba, stunnned the audience with in Agrawal’s amazing designs. Following the elegant and extravagant collection by Agrawal, next designer to charm the audience was Alpaza Rajbhandari Joshi with her quirky and clean cut designs. Her collection themed ‘Kora’ brought a breath of fresh air to the ramp. Her collections included hand-woven Nepali fabric in geometric shapes, asymmetrical designs and a lot of different textures and layers. With her fabric made out of Nepali fabrics like bamboo and cotton, her designs definitely set her apart from the rest. Ending the show, Siwangi Pradhan, was undoubtedly the most looked forward designer. No stranger to TGIF Nepal Fashion Week, Pradhan did not fail to amaze the audience with her collection ‘Mystical Hues’. Featuring glittery and shimmery gowns and lehengas in beautiful embellishments and pastel colours, the show was opened by the beautiful Anna Sharma. Ending the show with the bold and the beautiful Namrata Shrestha, the event saw a glamorous end with a lot of creative and new designs. The title sponsor for the three-day fashion extravaganza is Warsteiner, powered by Mahindra Plush New XUV500 in association with Berger Paints and Turkish Airlines as the airline partner.
TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2018 signs off in style
Published: 10:31 am Sep 30, 2018