They enrolled in a fashion school, they learned the ropes, and today, they exhibited their collections at the Lakmé Fashion Week. We were there as the young guns from NIFT made their grand debut and we make no exaggerations when we say that the future of Indian fashion seems to be glittering gold.
Here are our picks for the Gen Next designers you need to look out for…

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Kristy Da Cunha
Our #1 pick for the Gen Next collection, Kristy Da Cunha’s designs are fun, funky and super bold.
Who else would have their first model enter the runway with a pram?

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BB loves…
The flamboyance of fabric in Kristy’s collection; bright blues, yellows and reds and that ridiculously bold Frida Kahlo inspired eyebrow made from black pom poms.

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Arunima Majhi
Our #2 pick for the Gen Next Collection, Arunima Majhi’s collection played with flowy but structured drapes, florals and sharp cuts in beige and navy.

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BB loves…
After being witness to boxy designs in dull greys and muddy browns, Arunima’s floral prints with soft cut-outs and sharp silhouettes were a much needed breath of fresh air (and a stark contrast.)

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Neha Agarwal
“Niola Doa,” Neha Agarwal’s avant-garde evening wear collection made in leather, suede, organza and textured just finds inspirations in the African ‘Mursi Tribe’ and their distinct feature of self decoration.

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BB loves…
The extravagant headgear crafted in gold and feathers, the muted face palette with matte brown lip and exaggerated layering over structured silhouettes in black, brown and maroon.