Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Manish Arora's Inspired Collection Puts Stars In Our Eyes

  1. Begin
    manish-op

    1K

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    Simple and understated may be nice, but in the case of Manish Arora's latest runway foray we're going to need to find new adjectives. "Ornate", "festive", "bold", and "opulent" were all words that our inner magpie cried at the sight of the spring '13 collection.

    While Arora has previously taken cues from his own Indian background, it was a truly inspired collection that hit the runway — rich with cultural references in clothing and accessories. Sure, we may not attend our 9 a.m. board meetings in gold-foiled skirts, colorful and embroidered blazers, and ornamental head chains (may, we said may not), however, this presentation is still one of the most exciting we've seen during the entirety of Fashion Month, and RTW, in it's own special way.

    Taking a break from anything expected, there was much to celebrate from the Manish Arora collection — if not for its innate celebration of Indian culture, then simply for the ability to make our eyes sparkle at the plethora of rich textures, psychedelic patterns, and drop-dead gorgeous golden embellishments. See them all shine, ahead.

    Photo: Courtesy of Manish Arora
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

New York

Where New York's Beauty-Obsessed Get Facials

Finding a good facialist is kind of like finding a good partner: Most of us have to shop around a little before we settle on "the one." And, much like bad relationships, bad facials can leave us with scars, burns, and a deflated sense of self-esteem. For that reason, personal recommendation is easily the most desired read

Busy-Lady Beauty Tips

As the old saying goes, “If you need to get something done, ask a busy person.” This should apply to your beauty routine. How many times have we fallen asleep with our makeup on, thrown our hands up in defeat after hearing how many steps it should take to properly treat our skin, or claimed we don’t have time for read