Sanchita Julka at Lakme Fashion Week

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Fashion designer Sanchita Julka exhibited her refreshing collection ‘Meraki’ at Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2017.

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Saris by Rajesh Pratap Singh at Ekaya

Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh’s first collection of saris was presented at Ekaya recently–a contemporary bespoke label presenting the finest textiles from Benaras; this was in fact the outcome of years he spent developing and researching handloom techniques. The collection comprised of ikat weaves in strong geometric motifs, a recurrent theme from the brand; ajrak prints, which have been given a new twist and cotton silk chanderis.

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The Surrealistic Designer

Chhaya Mehrotra

Chhaya Mehrotra

There is something very strikingly beautiful about Chhaya Mehrotra’s simplicity in designs. Modern silhouettes, subtle color palette and almost-bewildered cuts make her clothes perfect for Indian women. She shares a slice of her beautiful journey with The Lifestyle Potpourri…

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Tales of Benarasi Weaves

Vinayak Couture

Vinayak Couture

Designer duo Asha and Gautam Gupta recently launched their exquisite handloom collection with much poise at Cavalli Café, Emporio Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. The occasion weaved layers of triumphant rustic eccentricities from the roots of Benaras (Varanasi).

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The Alchemy of Handloom by ‘MOAVI’ : An ode to India’s heritage weaves

Maovi

Maovi

Moavi draws its roots from old Indian textiles in an attempt to reinvigorate traditional weaves and give them their much-deserved limelight in today’s world of fashion.​ The brand is working towards re-introducing weaves that are on the verge of extinction—they are incorporating Muga silk, Pat silk, Eri-silk, Tusser silk, Linen, Mercerized-cotton and real Zari, creating pure magic beyond boundaries.

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