Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Label Spotlight: “Lacquer Embassy” by Nikhil Sharma: Dandy-esque & Effortless

A graduate from NIFT and a Masters in Design from Nottingham Trent University in the UK, New Delhi based designer-cum-stylist-cum-trend consultant, Nikhil Sharma’s men’s wear label “Lacquer Embassy” combines classic influences with modern culture, focusing heavily on attention to detail and minimalist silhouettes. In a country where ‘contemporary aesthetics’ of menswear are still at its nascent stage, Nikhil’s label is definitely one of those few brands that helps fill the void, a label that complements the essence of today’s modern dandy.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Shantanu & Nikhil's Menswear at Lakme Fashion Week S/R 2014

Designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil presented one of the best menswear collections at the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014.Titled “The Shadow Within”, the collection brought in an element of softness to menswear by featuring Kurtas with interesting draped looped hem. Pocket -square with Bandhgala jackets resonates with the idea of a modern dandy groom.