Karan Berry and Leon Vaz for Karleo created a celestial serene women’s wear line at Jabong stage during Lakmé Fashion Week summer resort 2015
Bringing in depth of the Universe, Karleo showcased a versatile range of garments in midnight hues depicting the 12 birthstones. Inspired by black holes and starbursts, this infinitely intriguing collection comprised structural forms of flowing silhouettes in deep undertones. The facets, iridescence, undertones and layers are realized through the deep hues and rich detailing in jewel tones.
Twinkling under the ramp lights were asymmetrical skirts, dresses, sweatshirts, flowing kaftans in georgettes, tulles and crêpes. The designers showcased dreams and passion to reach the stars through sequinned shift dresses, flowing gowns, swirling gathered skirts, and the classic saris. The colours were in dusky shades of greys, muted mauve, amber, classic charcoal, mint and lush green embellished with abstract sequins.
Adding density to this mesmerising collection was the eye-catching beaded eyewear that depicted little planets of the Universe. The minimalistic use of antiquing and distressing gave the sequins that added drama on the ramp. Shimmering headgears depicting the stars lost into the infinity of the Universe.
The Bollywood Bengali film actress, Riya Sen strolled down the catwalk in a gathered ivory coloured short dress decorated with large round sequins. Beyond a shadow of doubt, she perfectly portrayed the ice princess.
Karan Berry and Leon Vaz displayed their Karleo collection “Astrology” inspired by the celestial bodies that are part of the mystical world of astrology. Here was an elegant and serene line that will appeal to women, who long for ensembles that have a soothing effect on their souls.