By Amber Monaé
Inspired by the Middle Eastern market’s captivating energy as well as French fashion muse, Loulou de la Falaise’s, eclectic bohemian spirit, Sachin & Babi’s show celebrated diversity and the marriage of old world charm with effortless, contemporary style. The collection was combined of classic evening wear such as silks and sequins with unexpected colors. Journey to Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar – a crossroads of history, cultures and modern trade. Indulge your senses with vibrant tapestries, rich textures and bold spices. Here, among the merchants and craftsman is where the Spring/Summer 2018 collection was conceived. The pieces combine classic evening wear elements such as tulle, silks and sequins with unexpected colors and graphic Ottoman textiles. Determined to maintain cultural integrity, the couple sewed back into the region by sourcing original Ikat fabrics from Turkish artisans and enlisting a local manufacturer to create this season’s shoes. Striking and fresh, the Spring/Summer 2018 collection offers women the promise of elegance through statement pieces that dress up life’s most important moments.
A big trend for Spring are these tassel earrings that sashayed down the runway
Front row at the Sachin & Babi S/S 2018 Show: Brooke Shields & Laura Brown
Some looks from the show including me