Kolkata, Feb 22 IBNS | 9 months ago

The Kingfisher Ultra Bengal Fashion Week (BFW) 2014 in association with the Storm Fashion Company started off on Friday here.

The crowd was in a visual treat as the runway was a colourful display of textures, silhouettes, style and fashion.

Ace designers Jaya Mishra, Agnimitra Paul and Jyoti Sachdev Iyer wowed the audience with their extraordinary designs on the first day of the week.

Jaya Mishra launched an eponymous High Couture Bridal Collection. The collection showcased an elegant, unsullied approach on timeless styles on a large variety of Indian costumes.



She named her collection as 'Gaja Gamini'.

Show-stopper Richa Chadda of recent 'Ramleela' fame walked the ramp for her along with Ketholene Kens who is the Kingfisher Super Model and Mumtaz Sorcar.

Jaya Mishra said, "My collection is the named as 'Gaja Gamini', which is inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's painting 'Monalisa', and adds the gothic look to the dresses. My specialty is that I love to experiment with colours. I am going for a Pakistan Fashion Week, so I thought of designing these dresses."

In her dresses, Jaya Mishra used colours like nude and beige which resembles the boldness of a woman.

She beautifully fused Anarkalis, double layered Salwar Kameez, and ready wear sarees.



Renowned Sufi singer Shadab Faridi of 'Jashn e Ishqa' and 'Malang, Malang' fame performed live while the models were walking the ramp for Jaya Mishra.

The songs added an extra glamour to the show by bringing the Sufi ambiance on stage.

Followed by Jaya Mishra, Agnimitra Paul presented her 'Woman of Substance' collection inspired by independent Indian women of the present times who represent a perfect blend of sensuality,grace and elegance.

She showcased the unique combination of Baluchuri, Jute, Phulia, Dhakai, Taanth and Katha which has the presence of Bengal in every single dress.



Actress Rituparna Sengupta along with Poulami Ghatak, the famous tennis player and Shashi Panja walked the ramp for Agnimitra Paul.

Jyoti Sachdev Iyer finally overtook the show with a fabulous display of exquisite ensembles with minimalistic embellishments.

Her collection, inspired by the vintage 1950's era consists of drapes.

Former Miss India World Natasha Suri, walked the ramp for her.


(Reporting by Shubhrima Dutta, Images by Avishek Mitra)

(Posted on 22-02-2014)

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