Razzle dazzle jewelry reigned at IIJW ’14
Bollywood’s finest dazzle in stunning ornaments.
Fancy floral and abstract cocktail rings? Or reverse maang teekas? Want ear cuffs, the bigger the better? What about chunky gold and silver anklets and haath phools? All this and more were on resplendent display at the fifth edition of India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) that kicked off in Mumbai from July 14- 17 and was followed by the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS). As expected Bollywood was out in full force; walking the ramp to show off exotic jewellery creations with a hint of tribal; armlet-cum-ring, the harness with armor plate and earring-cum-brooch. The trends definitely veered to ‘the bigger and more audacious the better’ with lacy placket style necklaces and lapel embellishment brooches and chains making a glittering appearance. Also hot-n-happening were glittering hand cuffs, palm-cum-finger cuffs, streamers of pearls and elaborate jhumkis with pearl drops in the center. Another vintage trend that made a comeback was hair ornaments in traditional and modern designs. That’s not to say it was all big and beautiful. Some designers did focus on delicate filigree designs for diamond and ruby prong and star burst bangles and rings for brides.
The ‘Leading Jewelers of the World’ program on the first day showcased stunning diamond jewelry by leading brands including Gili, Asmi, Parineeta and Nakshatra. Of course bridal collections were all the rage with dazzling ornaments for traditional and contemporary weddings. Themed jewelry was also a bit hit with Surya Golds presenting a new collection ‘Nature Inception’ in association with Swarovski. Meanwhile, Shobha Shringar Jewellers introduced a line inspired by ethnic and antique styles and Apala by Sumit Sawhney showcased ‘The Royal Tribe’ collection that blended tribal and royal jewelry styles.
A pictorial feature on the stunning creations that adorned Bollywood’s most gorgeous leading ladies.
IIJW Brand Ambassador, Sonam Kapoor set the ramp alight for Rio Tinto’s Nazraana. Unlike her usual over the top avatar, she looked simply stunning in an ivory Lebanese design house Ashi Studio dress, diamond earrings and ring.
Sridevi, the show stopper for Golecha Jewels, wore a Vikram Phadnis golden lehenga. She paired it with a layered diamond necklace with diamond droplets on the pendant, and small ruby earrings.
Parineeti Chopra walked the ramp for Birdhichand Ghanshyamdas Jewellers’s collection Aks. She wore a black bustier top with golden embroidery and paired it up with a black skirt with golden details on the border. The necklace was a heavy pearl and gold affair with a gold and green gemstone bracelet and ring.
Pretty as a picture, Yami Gautam walked the ramp for Rio Tinto’s Nazraana in a flared, white wedding gown. She wore a diamond necklace designed in the shape of flowers, matching drop earrings, a bracelet and a ring.
New girl in town Kriti Sanon walked the ramp for Mahabir Jewellers wearing a white strapless gown. She looked stunning in an intricate diamond set and matching earrings.
Light eyed Shraddha Kapoor turned showstopper for Gitanjali Gems and strode the ramp in a pink and black ruffled gown. Sporting a chic diamond necklace, she clearly knew how to woo the crowds, both with her charm and superlative singing skills.
Zarine Khan turned showstopper for Swarovksi. Dressed as a traditional bride in heavy gold jewelry, matha-patti and nath, Zarine looked the quintessential Indian bride.
Raveena Tandon walked the ramp as show stopper for Dipti Amisha. With a bouffant hair style and gold net saree, she sported a layered emerald necklaced and matching necklace on the headpiece.
White seems to in and how! Divya Khosla walked the ramp as show stopper for P.N. Gadgil, dressed in a white crop top with flounced matching skirt and a four layered diamond and pearl necklace. She wore matching earrings and a cuff.
Bollywood actresses Pooja Chopra also walked for Swarovski dressed as a North Indian bride in a maroon and white lehenga, uncut diamond choker necklace with matching earrings, a maang teeka and bangles.
Zoya Afroz looked like a stunning Muslim bride, dressed in an intricately embroidered lehenga with stunning jewelry including haath phool, maang teeka, pasa and heavy neckpiece. She walked the ramp for Swarovksi.
Tribal was the theme of the moment for Sumit Sawhney’s The Royal Tribe collection. Talk about jewelry that’s bold, fierce and stunning.
Chitrangada Singh looked ethereal as walked the ramp for Moni Agarwal. Don’t miss the bejeweled kamar patta.
The pretty as a picture color coordinated collection by Shobha Shringar Jewellers. Actor Dia Mirza was the showstopper, dressed in an ornate neckpiece, kadas and maang teeka.
A far cry from the dressed to the nines brides around her, Sagarika Ghatge kept her look simple as she walked the ramp for Ganjam Jewellers, opting for a gold neck piece studded with emeralds, and matching earrings.
Lisa Ray was showstopper for Farah Ali Khan’s collection. Large rectangular emeralds were the focus of the set she modelled. She paired the chandelier earrings with a chain of square cut diamonds
Adult film actress Sunny Leone walked the ramp for Apala Jewels designed by Sumit Sawhney, looking every bit the tribal queen.
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