Sensible Simmi’s AIFW F/W ‘16 report: Day 5

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Simmi Khanna, 28, is the most sensible girl in all of Safdarjung. She just cannot help it. Good sense is to Simmi what his handlebar is to Sunil Sethi – the two are inseparable. Now her friends have told Simmi that FDCI Amazon India Fashion Week is no place for someone such as herself, but this logical ladki is determined to sit (many rows behind) front row and love all the F/W ’16 shows. See her top picks from day 5:

Rajesh Pratap Singh

4724 India Moden Rajesh Pratap Singh

This designer looked at the Indian women around him and thought, they need more volume around the hips. Next year maybe he’ll design a top that makes our bust look droopier. Or pants that make our legs look hairier. There is no limit to human creativity, alas.


AM:IT by Amit Aggarwal

4906 India Moden Amit Aggarwal

Ah, an ode to the kirana-store candy of our youth. Which one was your favourite? Mine was Pan Pasand.


Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna

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I cannot wait to meet Miss Bhatnagar, my SUPW teacher from Std 3, and tell her that the ancient art of papier mâché is alive and well!


Abraham & Thakore

4812 India Moden Abraham Thakore

The incorporation of the hoodie into festive Indian outfits is just too good, I say. As a young Indian, I straddle different worlds and this allows me to be both #thuglife and #sanskari. It is also a practical design solution. Now at a function when you’re doing marathon pranaams to all the elders of the family, you don’t have to keep fidgeting to keep that pallu in place. Just pop that hood and keep the aashirwads coming.

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