MFW 2012 Comes to a Fashionable Close

Through 5 days of guts and glory, designers & musicians continued to impress 

Written by Amrita Sareen, Photos by Abdul Azim

In a flurry of music, dancers and androgynous ensembles, Men’s Fashion Week came to its closing night with MCM’s much-awaited South East Asian debut showcase.Cropped jackets & overcoats, fitted & flared pants and fierce accessories were the base elements of the collection. Divided broadly into different sets, each had its own distinguishable style.

Creamy whites and monotonous tones characterized the first designs. However, juxtaposed against contoured fits and strong cuts, this collection made an inedible impression to begin with.

This was followed by bold leopard prints on bias cut dresses, tops and trousers. Sorbet flavored colors emerged to be later fused with metallic and fluorescent shades. Boots, dangerously high slits and embellished collars stood out.

The Military trenches  & brown tones of the 3rd series gave way to a mix of blues and purples. Studded backpacks and briefcases complemented this look.

The audience could not get enough of the performances and acts interspersed throughout the show. True to the fusion of music and fashion as the theme of this year, the stage flaunted break dancers, stunts that brutally defied gravity, performers on Segway’s and more.

The night came to and end with the city’s very own Eli T. performing his brand of under ground indie pop.