February 11, 2011

Istanbul on the ramp - A City That Inspires...

Lina Tipnis' collection, an invitation to celebrate Istanbul with its glorious heritage at different phases of time, brings out splendid jewels of the Topkapi palace, the serenity of the Turkish deverishes, the intricately detailed Iznik tiles, and the energy of the 14th century grand bazaar and other historical aspects.

The Turkish influence can easily be seen in the way the summer dress collection was showcased. Trapeze and tent silhouettes, cocktail dresses in sheath, shift and contemporised caftans along with low fork trousers in nudes and skin tones juxtaposed with deep colours of semi-precious stones along with ivory and mahogany that complemented as neutrals.

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