SPRING/SUMMER 2013 EXCLUSIVE SALWAR-KAMEEZ COLLECTION

The defining looks from Spring/Summer 2013 which got the public talking are here! Combination of the top prints, trends and themes, we bring you an exclusive collection of Salwar Kameez inspired by SS13 runways.Get ready!

White

A color symbolising simplicity and purity, white is the new hot!  Popular with Roberto Cavalli, it has bought a fresh look to these catwalks. Another reason to wear White in salwar kameez is that this color is no surprise for the summer season.

Black

As an apt contrast, black also makes a comeback in Spring Summer 2013. Wearing black from head-to-toe is this counter climatic statement is sure to please the southern hemisphere.

 

 

Red

The trendy tone made the runways burn in red hot. On SS13 runways, red was one of the stand-out colors of the runways. Again there are two ways you can carry this color:
1. For braves: go for complete piping hot outfits.
2. For the less courageous: go for either a red kurta or red salwar keeping the other half in different color.

 

Pastels

In addition to plain White, pastels were popular tones for SS13. In the form of spearmint, fondant pink, violet and baby-blue shades and light beige, they turned out to be quite noticeable.

 

Gemstone Color

Spring/Summer 2013 had whites and blacks but also the bright colors as their favorites. This season, the bright, jewel hues range from: Fuchsia Pink, Ochre Yellow, Emerald green and Cobalt Blue. So what is your color?

 

Color Block

With so many Gemstone colors in Spring Summer 2013, Color Blocking concept is very obvious. Wear kurta and salwar in bold color and here you go! But do not add more than two hues at a time.

 

Pants

Get ready to grace the fashion around you with this- mixture of East and West.  Ankle cleavage is the new thing. Show you legs in cropped pants under kameez.

 

Safari Chic

Get ready to become the Safari Chic on Tribal holiday. Mix the tribal prints with the contemporary designs in salwar kameez. This trend has re-surfaced as something notable for spring/summer 2013.

 

Stripes

It seems like walking the line is the big thing to do this summer. Thick or skinny, horizontal or vertical, it’s a trend to watch. This trend was present on the runways from New York through to Paris. Horizontal, vertical and oblique, stripes adorn outfits are sure to be a statement this summer.

 

Florals: The floral print finds a romantic revival on the spring summer runways in 3 ways.

Monochrome Florals

The spring/summer 2013 reviews had a lot of flower-power. The monochrome florals show the dark shades which are surely the new sophistication…or the rock chic! It’s your take!

Neon Florals

Neon as a solid color has taken an exit giving an entry to neon florals. Now color block your outfits with these neon floral hues giving a perfect chic look to you.

Big Florals

The flowers are blooming real big this spring. Redo your wardrobe with this bold statement.

 

 

Checks/ Chess board

Game up the fashion you will wear this spring summer.  Simpler than plaid, the bi-color geometric print is having its moment come warmer weather. The Chess board prints look bold and a smart fashion risqué.

 

Optical

These illusions are on the stripe trend, geometric shapes in black, or even colors. Optical prints have also made a comeback this Spring Summer. But with a twist. The Graphical prints in monochrome or in bright color palettes are curled and twirled into optical illusions.

 

Samurai Chic

The world is looking eastwards for this spring summer fashion. With a strong Japanese trend surfacing on the runways, kimono like garments, Japanese floral prints, typical samurai folds, dragons, sakura-motiff in color blocking shades and in silk are the trends to follow. The Orient prints from Japan, India, Sri Lanka, China are making a huge come back.

 

Lace

Lace is sure for the Lady in you. Famous on SS13 runways, it adapts well to both Spring Summer and Fall Winter, and with innovation, experimentation and imagination. Lace represents all areas of fashion, and in a way tradition.

 

Ruffles

With a season where the collections all shared lightness of fabric and colors, ruffles also proved to be very popular. If you want to add depth, texture and extra movement to your outfit- go for ruffles.

 

Applications

Apart from fabrics and colors, Spring Summer 2013 runways showcased some applications. From appliqués to sequins and crystals, the light fabrics and the colors are accentuated by extravagant decorations. With this the famous traditional Indian Patchwork too has been modernized. It can also be called as ‘Collage’-the predicted trend of the year 2013. Here the works like sequins and patches are sewn to create this magic.

 

Figurative

No runway can forget the trend-Prints. But SS13 bought it differently. The Prints were abstracts and figurative. The human/animal figures were presented in a strong and feminine way. The prints were bold and also girly.

 

Sheer

With light fabrics and light colors, transparency is inevitable and Spring Summer 2013 collections had embraced this sheer effect very well. More demure, lady like expressions of sheer are sure to grace your style. Wear sheer kameez and let the designer kameez-inner and salwar be visible.

 

Peplum

The peplums are a must have this spring summer. When peplum meets the Indian Kedia style, it forms a unique trend. Mix the SS13 trend of florals in peplum jacket on your kameez.

 

Buttons Up

Labels like Giorgio Armani, Jil Sander and Prada highlighted buttons in their collections. The buttons are a new entry this season. Go ahead with buttoned salwar kameez… So get ready to button it up girls!

 

Monochrome Color

The Black and White are from the old school of fashion and this duo never fails to make it mark on any runway. Apart from Monochrome florals, this color combination in salwar kameez can be worn in 3 ways- in abstract prints, in clashing prints or in plain monochrome too.

 

 

 

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