New Delhi: He may have pledged to tone down his wild ways post the head-line grabbing health scare, but when it comes to design, flamboyance is still his middle name.
Rohit Bal was back with a bang on the fashion scene with a collection as `outlandish` as it`s name suggested. The outfits of the collection `Outlander`, described as "contemporary and edgy" by the designer, were dominated by florals in colours ranging from off-white to purple to black. "My life is full of precautions now. I am taking it easy. Lots of restrictions, no more partying at least for the next couple of months," said the designer known as `Gudda` among the fashion fraternity.
The show was a low-key affair, minus the celebrity show-stoppers which are a must for most of Bal`s collections.
"I took two months working on the collection, it has 48 looks, which are all very edgy and modern and I have used plenty of colour this time," said Bal.
The collection was inspired by the SUV, Mistubishi Outlander and the theme run throughout the show with supermodels Indrani Dasgupta and Carol Gracias walking the
ramp carrying mechanic tools.
"The star of the show is the beautiful Mitsubishi Outlander. I have been driving it for the last two months," said Bal.
And aptly, the show-stopper was the car itself which was brought on to the ramp at the end of the show, with a model driving it and Bal seated next to him.
The designer had missed the Wills India Fashion Week 2010, as he was recuperating from a heart attack he suffered in February.
The 46-year-old designer whose clients include international celebrities like Uma Thurman, Cindy Crawford, and Pamela Anderson, had underwent an angioplasty after the