Rishikesh Chronicles by Debarati Dasgupta

Rishikesh

Rishikesh

Rishikesh has always been THE place for spiritual seekers and yoga enthusiasts, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of meditation classes. But today, this religious town on the fast-flowing Ganges, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to a lot more than just limb-twisting and praying.

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Western Influences on Indian Fabrics

Soltee AW15

Soltee AW15

What happens when the European art meets Indian vibrancy? Well, it creates something that is soothing to your eyes and worthy of everyone’s attention. The incredible vases inspire our latest collection. No matter what form they are, they are artful and each one has a story to tell. Inspired by the delicacy, art and class of vases, the House of Soltee by couturier Sulakshana Monga presents its new Autumn/Winter 2015 collection.

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Payal Singhal for Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014

Payal Singhal and Showstopper Vani Kapoor

Payal Singhal and Showstopper Vani Kapoor

Payal Singhal has always researched in depth for her collections and this season, she was inspired by India’s first fashion export to the world, the ‘Chintz’ print, which came from the Coromandal Coast.

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Organic fashion takes centre-stage at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014

Anavila with Showsopper Konkona Sen Sharma

Anavila with Showsopper Konkona Sen Sharma

‘Mohenjo Daro’ by Anavila Sindhu Mishra– Anavila Sindhu Mishra’s collection ‘Mohenjo Daro’ took the spectators back to an era of sheer magnificence at the fashion week. She brought back the various strands of life from a beautiful bygone time. Taking direction from various objects found at the excavation such as the culture, regional artifacts and the art remains, Anavila painted a beautiful visual picture for the collection. She was also inspired by her muse Konkona Sen Sharma, who portrayed this era gracefully.

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