Jewellery label MYO by minimalist jewellery designer Milly Ghumman presents intricately handcrafted designs that are timeless and a testimony of India’s exuberant heritage. Involving elements and artistry that has persisted through centuries and blending that with unique perspective that comes with travel to create contemporary pieces for women and men across the globe is the underlying aesthetic of this label.
Vvani by Vani Vats is an Indian ethnic women’s wear label launched in January 2014. The young designer believes, clothing is an essential element in expressing one’s identity, hence she offers fashion that is classic, eternal and distinctive. The label is a depiction of royal Indian handcraft, which she intermingles with archaic Indian embroideries and techniques in unconventional designs.
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.
Alpana Gujral is a distinguished jewelry designer from New Delhi, India who has been arduously perfecting her craft for over 25 years. Over the years she has worked closely with master craftsmen from the state of Rajasthan to develop her signature style of jewelry–a marriage of traditional styles with contemporary forms.
Rohit Bal, one of the most sought after fashion designers, popularly known as the ‘master of fabric and fantasy’, gets candid and talks about the current fashion industry and his journey as a designer