Embrace the festive season in style with Heel & Buckle’s timeless accoutrements, an amalgamation of superlative quality and unparalleled comfort. Offering an eclectic range of styles ranging from classic derbies, brogues, lace ups to exquisite bags from brands including Heel & Buckle London, Church’s, Magnanni and Pazzion—The House of Heel & Buckle attempts to provide a style selection that complements different occasions and styling preferences.
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.
The signature royal outfit that makes you look nothing less than a ‘Prince’ is having a major fashion moment in the glamor world! Bandhgalas are the current favourite of many a discerning gentleman. From Narendra Modi to Tom Ford, and Saif Ali Khan to Farhan Akhtar, everyone seems to be quite in vogue with this new trend.
Tell us about en vogue summer trends…
This summer the focus is on non-season specifics, norm core, Bohemian-inspired, and retro looks. The look is minimalistic yet trendy, tribal yet au courant and 1970’s with a contemporary twist. Midis, jumpsuits, long skirts, spliced skirts, maxis, crop tops, throws and jackets in summer fabrics like linen, khadi, cotton, summer silk ,neoprene are popular. Detailing like zippers, pockets, fringes along with tribal embroidery, tie n dye, and ombre dyeing are extremely popular. Accessories like metallic sunglasses, interesting neckpieces, belts, and sneakers and brogues are trending this summer.
Designer, Sneha Arora showcased a beautiful line of clothes, perfect for a formal/semi-formal Spring/Summer work wardrobe. A modish and brazen alternative to a rather plain, black blazer/skirt or pant ensemble, this collection speaks volumes about her design sensibilities.