style knows no boundaries. it has no limits. it isn’t defined by shape or form. it flows free as the clouds, as water. it carries substance – just like the creations of the winners of The Platform – an event where the style and substance of smartwater met the boundless creativity of the Lakme Fashion Week.
here are the three winning creations that made a splash. there is a silver lining for their makers as they have earned themselves an opportunity to be mentored and showcase an entire collection #inspiredbyclouds at Lakme Fashion Week
Kanika Goyal (Kanika Goyal Label)
"When the water flows it takes not form of its attainment, it travels in a rhythm. It’s fierce and strong just like our thoughts that flow and pour into all. Celebrating the flaws (Kintsungi) that run and connect the universe through irregularities."
Sakshi Shah & Swasti Shah (Shanti)
"Clouds get traction metaphorically due to the vicious cycle of atmospheric phenomenon leading up to their formation. Similarly, the concept of garment making from pure handloom linen struck us in a rather sustainable fashion, where discarded material from clothes was turned into garments thereby imitating the vicious cycle of clouds." @shanti_benaras
Ishanee Mukherjee & Anirudh Chawla (Poochki)
Their take on #inspiredbyclouds:
"The Collection takes inspiration from the poem 'The Black Cloud' by W.H. Davies. The diaphanous organza has been meticulously selected keeping in mind a light white peaceful cloud. In parallel, a dense crinkled garment in deep indigo hues and a fuller fabric such as felt represents an aggressive grey cloud. The anomaly reveals the certainty of life that is uncertainty."