In line with its visionary approach to integrating India into global fashion,
Bollywood’s hot new hunk Prateik Babbar rocked on the ramp when he opened Masaba’s ‘delicious’ show in a black and white bundhgala and Patiala salwars to rousing applause from the audience.
It was a tasty collection with the delicious title “Sorbet” that Masaba presented at the Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 show. Bringing to the ramp her distinct fusion styling touches, Masaba showed a look that was relaxed, languid and fluid in soft hues of baby pink, lemon yellow with dollops of pista green along with black and white to add to the menu of “Sorbet” colours.
The silhouettes were easy on the eye as well as the body with maxi dresses, some intriguing palazzo saris, Patiala salwars and cute cropped tops, tunics, waist coats, blouses and jackets that were ideal summer wear.
Known for her prints Masaba’s inspiration was very vintage in nature this season with the cow and camera prints in black and white or red and white with golden Taar embroidery that highlighted the soft colours.
Women’s wear was replete with splashes of colour for a yellow sari with a sorbet pink border and camera print choli, tunic with Patiala pants, jumpsuits generously flared with gold Taar work and slim cheongsam with gleaming embroidery. The arresting creations were the green cross over tunic; another with an asymmetric hem, the green sari with a broad black velvet border and gold work, the drop waist pleated jumpsuits which were all comfortable additions while the black velvet and gold lean gown was elegantly feminine. Men’s wear was restricted to the two prints for jackets or a long shirt with contrast collar and cuffs teamed with wide salwars.
Making a fashion statement with her very rustic “Sorbet” collection, Masaba offered something fusion in nature to the very New Age adventurous woman and man who love to make an impact with their style and elegance.