In the recently concluded Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Spring Summer-17, Delhi based designer Pawan Sachdeva made an astounding impression by showcasing his collections named ‘Facon’ which was all about mesh and sheer work. Bollywood actor Vidyut Jamwal stunned the audiences as a showstopper for Pawan Sachdeva’s design collections at the fashion week, Ever since he launched his label in 1999, the designer has been making waves with his resplendent, trendy and ingenious designs.
‘Facon’ the name of his collection, means MAKE, SHAPE & APPEARANCE, where ‘MAKE’ signifies Bespoke craftsmanship, ‘SHAPE’ personifies modern construction and ‘APPEARANCE’ dictates the dexterous surface techniques from laser cut-work to tie and dye, which breathes in a unique character in each look of the collection. This crisp summer line features classic masculine palette of marble white, pewter, slate, azure and raven in organic textiles, pure cottons, twill blends, etc. The collection is strong on easy going layering pieces like statement bombers, light summer jackets, biker jackets et al. Further to which every ensemble is graphically highlighted with mix texture techniques like embossing, cut work, colour blocking etc. Unequivocally, Pawan’s collections are an artistic amalgamation of fresh perspective for comfortable men's clothing, which besides being experimental, happen to maintain their distinctiveness for the urban-jetsetter. In the recently concluded AIFW, Pawan enthralled fashion enthusiasts, aficionados and buyers in a group show called ‘Men in Fashion’ along with designers Dhruv Vaish and Sahil Aneja.
The 5-day AIFW 2016 spectacle comprising 31 shows and 110 designers evoked a stupendous response as it showcased the classy handloom legacy of the country.
In an exclusive chat with fashiongaze.com Editor Surveshwar Sarvesh, Pawan Sachdeva said, “For the Spring/Summer of 2017, I have consciously explored the untamed quest of creating a whole new gamut for the modern uber dresser. Having catered to clients from Europe and the Central Asia, I feel elated to see Indian textiles getting all round appreciation by buyers from all nooks and corners of the world. Indian handlooms and textiles stand apart, and the fact that the International market has been showing a keen penchant for Indian fabrics is a real positive indication and message. It is a watershed moment when designers make weavers walk on the ramp, and thus give them a chance to earn accolades from the audiences. The designer’s fraternity is working passionately to put India on the top. Good orders from foreign buyers mean giving a big push to the economy of the country and creating more jobs. In order to have regular business and repeat orders, we need to adhere to our professional commitments. As regards the role of the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), I compliment them for professionally promoting, grooming and representing the colossal talents in the country. They have been successful in propagating the fashion business in India and globally by hosting multihued fashion weeks at a regular basis. The fashion weeks play a pivotal role in helping clients/visitors think and plan as to how they can judiciously invest in their wardrobes, in sync with the prevalent trends, their penchants and style quotient. The bottom line being to create a wardrobe that is not just affordable and trendy, but one that can easily fits into any age group and body type. It is certainly a win win state when esteemed visitors have the privilege of gazing at all the offerings comprising exclusive design collections from the best Indian designers and brands under one roof. The FDCI has played a pivotal role in bringing about synergy by integrating designers from various states, cities and towns of India into one cohesive unit thereby steering them towards sustainable growth. Plaudits to the FDCI for providing a platform for Indian Fashion Designers with the key objective of promoting Indian Fashion Wear in both domestic and International markets. The chief thrust being on providing impetus to the designers to develop their brands locally and internationally. It is pertinent to add how ‘Fashion Business District’ concept that was conceived way back in early 2000 would help develop Delhi as a prime fashion hub, and subsequently facilitate and bolster its global level fashion ties with the happening fashion cities of the world.”