Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) Ace fashion designer Gaurav Gupta will be showcasing his new collection at the opening show of the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019.Also Read - Karnataka Lockdown: Bengaluru Issues Fresh Guidelines For Ganesh Chaturthi, Restricts Festivities to 3 Days | Full List of Guidelines Here

The show will take place on January 29 at The Royal Opera House here. Also Read - Farah Khan Tests Positive For Coronavirus Despite Being Double Vaccinated, Says 'I Didn't Put My Kaala Teeka'

Titled, ‘The (Un)folding’, the collection brings together the delicacy of handwoven fabrics and Gupta’s signature gravity-defying pattern making. Also Read - Karnataka Lockdown Latest Update: BBMP Allows Commercial Establishments to Open, Makes Vaccination Mandatory For Employees | Check Full List of Guidelines Here

The collection will highlight the designer’s love for origami folding and fluid-structural construction.

“I’m super excited to open Lakme Fashion Week this year and coming back to Mumbai after four years with a very special and theatrical show at the Royal Opera House,” Gupta said in a statement.

In his collection, the designer has put to use Lucknowi chikankari on demi-couture dresses and worked with Benarasi brocade to create deconstructed lehengas, which are perfect for a modern bride.

The menswear also features chikankari and brocades.

The colour palette includes mostly pastel shades like powder blue, yellow, ivory and rose.

The LFW is scheduled to be held from January 30 to February 3 at JioGarden, Bandra-Kurla Complex.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.