Born and raised in Mumbai, Naeem Khan grew up in a world surrounded by culture, architecture, art, history and design. Ever since he was a boy, he discovered his true passion for textiles.
His grandfather and father, both watched him closely while he furnished clothing for Indian royal families. The fashion designer soon moved to the United States. At his 20s, he became a designer and launched his career as an apprentice for the legendary American designer Halston.
Khan’s amazing gowns have been worn by countless celebrities like Taylor Swift, Michelle Obama, Beyonce and many more. His wife, Ranjana Khan, is also in the fashion industry. She is a fashion model turned jewelry designer.
The famous designer launched his eponymous and first collection in 2003. His stunning designs, both bridal and ready-to-wear, have been sold at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Best known for his sophisticated red carpet gowns with handmade fabric, the designer has gained appreciation around the globe. The eye for detail and the impeccable items put him on the best designers map. These being said, the Resort 2018 Collection sustains that more than ever.
Khan’s eveningwear has just the right amount of glamour that the red carpet needs. His inspiration for the Resort 2018 Collection was his recent support of the New York Botanical Garden’s Conservatory Ball.
“The whole idea came from nature and what is happening in our world.”
We can all see that the floral prints and embellishments played a key role in the collection pieces. The most noticeable are definitely the silk dresses with massive floral prints. Other stunning pieces are the dresses with floral embellishments. This means that is only a matter of time before we spot the celebrities wearing them on the red carpet.
For those who need wearable pieces, Naeem included beautiful floral and lace midi dresses perfect for the summer nights. These are combined with fishnet stockings. Is there another combination more inspired than that? According to the designer, the fishnets won’t leave the fashion scene anytime soon. We couldn’t agree more!
Speaking of wearable pieces, the midi and long dresses are decorated with dazzling details. On the first sight, it may look dramatic, but, that’s not the case.
The collection features a rich palette of vibrant shades. Colored breath-taking dresses are equally effective as the floral ones. The royal blue, peach, rich coral , pastel green and lila dominate the solid silk dresses. As you could see, Naeem used heavy embellishments to decorate the dresses on their top part putting aside the prints.
To draw the conclusion, with such feminine and attention-grabbing designs are meant to be shown at special occasions.
Here are the amazing pieces of The Resort 2018 Collection.
Photo Source: Forbes, Google, Courtesy of Naeem Khan