At the just-concluded FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week 2022, if one trend showed up again and again on the runway, it was a predeliction for those just-a-little-bit-extra trims, from oversized tulle frills to feather-trimmed outfits. Designers like Varun Bahl, Shantanu and Nikhil, Shruti Sancheti, Shivan and Narresh and jewellery brand Outhouse went all in on frills – and the trend is making its way to pret as well. Lounge rounds up the most exciting suspects:
Long Dress From Quintessential By Varun Bahl
Featured on the designer’s runway show at the FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week, a playful and oversized take on tulle ruffles.
Available on Varunbahl.com; price on request
Handcrafted sandals from Needledust decorated with lustrous glass beads and rows of short, vertical fringes.
Available on Needledust.com; ₹4,890
Botaneye Tassel Paneyo
Accented with coordinating tassels, this paneyo by resortwear specialists Shivan & Narresh is perfect for layering over a swimsuit for drinks by the pool.
Available on Shivanandnarresh.com; ₹ 16,950
Salmon Pink Tiered Dress
Lace frills give this simple crepe dress from designer Shruti Sancheti a summery touch.
Available on Pinnacleshruti.com; ₹12,500
The sunset weave square bucket bag from Rara Avis
An unusual take on the bucket bag made of cane and leather with a 100% linen lining and handle with tassel details.
Available on Raraavisindia.com; ₹ 25,648
Cleopatra necklace from Valliyan
A chic necklace from Nitya Arora's Valliyan made of copper and brass plated with 18k gold and enamel with a feather motif.
Available on Valliyan.com; ₹18,500