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Indian Couture Week : Sabyasachi Mukherjee
21 st Jul 2014

India Couture Week flagged off on 15th July 2014, at Delhi. That the only show the first day of this Indian Fashion Week had, was Sabyasachi Mukherjee says a lot about how much respect this stalwart commands in the fashion industry.

After the launch of his lavish new store launch at Kala Ghoda earlier this month, we were keeping our eyes peeled for what this designer would have in store for us. And does Sabya ever disappoint! He had created not just designer apparel fit for a couture show, but an entire experience. The theme of his show was 'the old world charm of the city of Firozabad'. Hence, he brought the vintage charm of the old Mughal city alive by creating a set like that of a vintage train. The set of this Indian railway car was so rich and royal, there were luggage trunks and coaches and models weaving in and out of them.

Apparel for women

The line obviously had some of Sabya's best elements in tow – elegance, subtlety and feminine grace.These bespoke ensembles for women included high blouses, churidars, sarees, lehengas, shararas, jackets and anarkalis, bijoux blouses and more. His colour palette included pastels such as ivory, apricot, beige, peach, tan and pistachio with guest appearances made by burgundy, crimson, black and deep green.

 There were net lehengas, hand embroidered sarees, crystal embellished blouses, resham work, and more. There were stunning combinations such as zardosi work on the backdrop of velvet and encrusted sleeves with floral prints. There were velvet pallus and toulle pleats taking our breath away. The silhouette was figure flattering with a hint of feminine flow.

Apparel for men

Admittedly, the apparel for men was meant for the grooms. However, it was a bit too artsy and embellished for our taste. Although, this seems like a perfect choice for fashion forward grooms who double up as bold, risk takers. There were bandhgalas, Nehru jackets, ankle length trousers, churidaars and jackets in general hues of tangerine, cherry, peach, beige, etc. There were co-ords, bold prints, crystal embellishments, intricate embroideries, and some resham work too.

The men looked untouched by years of urbane grooming and fashion slamming. They oozed vintage charm and looked like their yesteryear avatars – dapper and dashing.

Hair and makeup

The hair and makeup for women was in keeping with the theme. With either middle or side parting their hair was slicked back for maximum makeup impact. Although minimal, makeup was statementesque with HD eyebrow game, clever usage of bronzer and wine coloured lipsticks. This contrasted beautifully with the pastel of their apparel. The jewellery was kept in limits with stud earrings and the occasional appearance of a choker and a tiny sling bag.

On the other hand, hair and makeup for men was extremely aristocratic bearing the time period it was catering to. Subtle clothes were paired with men with a decent spattering of a stubble, well-behaved hair and a clean, polished look. While the louder, bolder pieces were complemented by a full facial fuzz, and slicked hair for a hint of traditional severity.

The showstopper unsurprisingly was Rani Mukerji, who has been a long time loyalist, supporter and friend of the slightly reclusive designer. She wore a pastel beige coloured saree with crystal embellishements and gorgeous zari work. She contrasted the same with a quarter-sleeved black blouse, making her look even more radiant than usual. She chose to go simple with just the earrings. And as for her hair, she had side swept it into a messy bun and pinned a flower making her look like a right retro diva.

A gorgeous collection, everything about this line made us look at life in wonderful sepia lens.  

Guide to Accessorising Indian Bridal Lehengas
21 st Jul 2014

Indian weddings are gala affairs where the bride is the centre of all the attention. It is not without reason that the bride spends so much energy and effort in picking the right kind of Indian wedding clothing. But even if you buy the most ravishing Indian bridal lehenga, your look will be incomplete if you do not pair it with the right kind of accessories. The choice of accessories depends on the kind of Indian bridal lehenga that you have chosen. While choosing accessories, remember that it should complement your Indian wedding clothing and highlight your best features. Here is our guide to accessorising Indian bridal lehengas so that you are at your best on your wedding day.

Best Accessories to match with Indian Wedding Clothing

Shoes

Shoes are a woman’s best friends. A comfortable shoe embellished with stones will perfectly complement your Indian bridal lehenga. Shoes in gold tones would be the best choice for your wedding day. While picking the shoe, make sure that the heels are not too high since you would be standing for long hours on your wedding day. For maximum comfort, go for medium height kitten heels or wedges that add a couple of inches to your height and boost your confidence levels.

Anklets

When you pay so much attention to the shoes, how can you forget the anklets? Brides are actually spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing anklets. You have them in gold, silver, pearls, kundan and stones to go with any kind of Indian wedding clothing. Invest in chunky anklets that match your Indian wedding lehenga, so that you can put your best foot forward, literally!

Clutch

You may not carry your phone or make up around in a clutch on your wedding, but that should not stop you from buying a clutch. It will help complete your look by giving you something you can hold in your hand. Buy a clutch that goes well with your Indian wedding clothing in terms of the colour and embellishments. Pick a clutch in a size that is neither too big nor too small. You can read our guide to buying clutches here

Bangles

Bangles are a must-have accessory for every Indian bride. For most brides, the kind of bangles that she wears for the wedding depends on the community that she belongs to. Many North Indian brides wear the red and white bangles that they continue to wear for many days after their wedding too. South Indian women mix and match gold bangles with glass or metal bangles in colours that match their Indian wedding clothing. Of late, a lot of brides wearing Indian bridal lehengas have started pairing them with kundan bangles too. Make sure to pick some studded bangles that will look great on your hands.

Cuffs or Bracelets

If too many bangles are not your thing, you could even adorn your wrists with a single piece of jewellery like a bracelet or cuff. Bracelets come studded with pearls, stones or diamonds and are a perfect way to add a touch of elegance to your Indian bridal lehenga. While pairing your Indian wedding clothing with a bracelet or a cuff, try and pick designs that match your outfit. If you are wearing an outfit with a lot of gold coloured detailing, then you can pair it with this Gold Jadau Tikda cuff that is decorated with uncut diamond and tourmalines.

Indian gold cuff - indian wedding accessory - Gold Jadau Tikda Cuff

If you are looking for something with diamonds, then may we suggest this beautiful bracelet with diamonds, pearls and a large ruby? It is sure to take your look up by several notches and add a dazzle to your wrists.

Bridal bracelet, indian bridal accessories - Pearl and Ruby Bracelet by Diagold

Rings

Exchanging “wedding” rings is not as such a part of the Indian wedding customs. But many couples who are influenced by the foreign culture are choosing to do so. When it comes to wedding rings, nothing less than a diamond ring is good enough. Choose a solitaire diamond ring in gold or platinum depending on whether your Indian wedding clothing has gold or silver undertones. You could even choose rings with other precious stones that match the colour of your Indian bridal lehenga or saree. Another option is to pick a ring with a mix of white and yellow gold like this Solitaire Diamond ring from Diagold.

indian wedding ring - diamond bridal ring, Solitaire Diamond Ring by Diagold

Earrings

There are a thousand options when it comes to choosing earrings to pair with your Indian wedding clothing. You could choose from studded chandelier earrings, traditional jhumkas, kundan earrings, intricate diamond earrings or gold danglers. With so many options, it becomes difficult to narrow down your options. When in doubt, we suggest you take the traditional route and pick chunky Indian earrings to match your necklace. Jhumkas are the safest bet as accessories with Indian bridal lehengas or sarees. You could also try the Ram-Leela inspired chaand baalis that are a rage these days among brides.

Necklace

The necklace that adorns your neck will be the centre of all the attention during your wedding. So choose your neckpiece with great care. It is ideal if your earrings and necklace are a part of the same set. The best piece of advice that we could probably give you is to wear a diamond necklace that goes with your Indian wedding clothing. Something as precious and elegant as a diamond necklace will not just make you dazzle but will also add a lot of class to your ensemble. Choose a style that is not too close to the neck, like this gorgeous diamond necklace. It comes with two rows of diamonds in shapes like oval, marquee, princess and pear.

diamond jewellery, indian wedding accessory - Gorgeous Diamond Necklace by Diagold

Maang Tika

The maang tika is a piece of sparkling jewellery that sits on the forehead. Most maang tikas are teardrop or round in shape. If you drape the dupatta of your Indian bridal lehenga over your head as a part of your wedding custom, then go for a maang tika that matches your dupatta in colour. You could choose a tika in gold or one with kundan or other semi-precious stones for maximum effect.

Nosepin or Nath

Another important accessory for Indian brides is the nosepin. Traditionally, the nosepin used to be diamond studded and passed on from one generation to another. Nosepins these days come in a variety of designs to match the Indian wedding clothing. Of course, not every girl today chooses to get her nose pierced. Most women settle for a “stick on” nose pin that can be peeled off soon after the wedding.

The list of accessories that can be paired with your Indian bridal lehenga and saree does not end here. You can also wear arm bands, waist bands, hair accessories and multiple neckpieces. A big fat Indian wedding is one occasion where the “less is more” principle does not work.

If you are short of ideas about what accessories to pair your wedding outfit with, you can go over the looks we have curated here. Be it traditional, contemporary, sophisticated or unconventional, there is an ensemble for every bride here. Now that we’ve given you ideas, go ahead and pick up as many accessories as you want in styles that complement your outfit and bling it on! 

Online Designer Shopping Gen Next
17 th Jul 2014

Imagine being unwell, bedridden, with absolutely nothing to do. Sounds boring doesn’t it? Now add a computer with an extremely reliable Internet connection to the mix. That, my friends, opens up doors of infinite possibility. And in today’s day and age, especially when you are someone who swears by the benefit of retail therapy, the only medicine for all your problems is online designer shopping.

To paraphrase Mr. Louis Armstrong, it’s a truly wonderful and fashionable world out there. We have the most lust worthy and enviable fashion brands and designer labels just a click away. Gone are the days when we had to travel across cities to visit the brick and mortar havens of designer luxury. Today all you need to do is log on to your favourite shopping portal and you can get the requisite dosage of online designer shopping.

Seems a little farfetched? In fact it is nothing but the truth. A couple of years ago, shopping for clothes online was a far-fetched concept. After all if you couldn’t touch what you want to wear and try it on, would you be willing to buy it. Today shopping for apparel online has become a way of life. According to a paper published last year by Technopak, a leading consulting firm, the Indian apparel e-retail space is valued at a whopping USD 130 million dollars and the number is only growing. It is only to be expected then that everyone wants a want a bigger slice of this humungous and ever-growing pie.

In the past few months, top Indian fashion e-commerce sites have tied up with some of the biggest names in the fashion industry to retain fickle and hungry-for-the-next-best-deal customers.  According to a report in a leading financial daily, between now and the festival season in October-November, the growth rate will shoot into double digit numbers. Considering that most leading designers don’t have a presence beyond the top thirty cities in India and a restricted presence abroad, there is a huge demand for Indian designer brands that these e-retail players are in the mood to quench.

The union is harmonious and much needed but what is the story behind it? Why are so many websites opening themselves to the perceivably niche market of online designer shopping? Well, for one, according to experts, there is the matter of a brand boost and customer attention. Hosting big names and luxury brands allows e-retail sites to give prospective customers a feeling that they are special; that they are being given an opportunity to indulge in a luxury and not an essential. This can create an effective sense of I-want-this.

Add to these attractive hooks like limited time deals, designer picks, and compelling editorials and you have your customer salivating for more. At our own website, we continuously try and improve the shopping experience for customers by providing them with an easy access to key designers and impeccable service. From services that allow custom alterations to the order you place to single points of contact who assist you through the process, and newer, more contemporary collections to choose from, there is always more to look forward to.   

For designers, too, it is a win-win. Not only are they adding new avenues for higher sales, moving away from traditional brick and mortar stores, they also get the opportunity to be introduced to a target audience which was outside their reach earlier. Also, many apparel retail websites offer unique sales features and plans to attract audience to designer brands. In order to promote online designer shopping, e-retailers often develop targeted marketing strategies.

For a customer-driven industry that only seems poised for bigger and better growth, this is a match truly made in heaven. All I can say is, may we all live happily ever after. 

Exquisite Clutches to Pair with Your Glamorous Lehenga
12 th Jul 2014

Gone are the days when a bride bought only jewellery to accessorise the bridal ensemble. Today’s bride needs a shiny pair of shoes, functional yet dressy hair accessories and not to forget a clutch. You may question the need for a clutch when the bride always has help at hand to fetch her things. But what’s a bride without fancy accessories, even if they are purely ornamental? More so when there are exquisite Indian wedding clutches by designers waiting to be scooped up, to be paired with your Indian wedding outfits.

Clutches come in all shapes like square, oval, rectangle or round. Indian wedding clutches have another popular design which is the drawstring or the “potli” design. The clutches can be made of brocade, raw silk, velvet, satin or metal to complement Indian wedding outfits. Most of them come with metal chain in case you want to wear the clutch on your shoulder.

If you want a clutch for your wedding ensemble, then your best bet is to look for bejewelled Indian wedding clutches in gold or silver colour. This is because gold and silver are predominantly used colours for embellishments in Indian wedding outfits. A gleaming clutch like this antique finish Rani Charudev clutch can add a regal touch to your outfit. The clutch is made of hand crafted metal engraving that is encrusted with polki and semi-precious stones and has a three ring handle for a firm grip. Gone are the days when a bride bought only jewellery to accessorise the bridal ensemble. Today’s bride needs a shiny pair of shoes, functional yet dressy hair accessories and not to forget a clutch. You may question the need for a clutch when the bride always has help at hand to fetch her things. But what’s a bride without fancy accessories, even if they are purely ornamental? More so when there are exquisite Indian wedding clutches by designers waiting to be scooped up, to be paired with your Indian wedding outfits.

Clutches come in all shapes like square, oval, rectangle or round. Indian wedding clutches have another popular design which is the drawstring or the “potli” design. The clutches can be made of brocade, raw silk, velvet, satin or metal to complement Indian wedding outfits. Most of them come with metal chain in case you want to wear the clutch on your shoulder.

If you want a clutch for your wedding ensemble, then your best bet is to look for bejewelled Indian wedding clutches in gold or silver colour. This is because gold and silver are predominantly used colours for embellishments in Indian wedding outfits. A gleaming clutch like this antique finish Rani Charudev clutch can add a regal touch to your outfit. The clutch is made of hand crafted metal engraving that is encrusted with polki and semi-precious stones and has a three ring handle for a firm grip.

Exquisite Clutches to Pair with Your Glamorous Lehenga - Rani Charudevi Luxury Evening Clutch by Indian Designer Meera Mahadevia

 

However, we would not advise you to bag this clutch if your wedding lehenga or saree has silver thread work and stone embellishments. For that, you would need a clutch in a silver base, like this Yami Clutch. The rectangular clutch comes in a cutwork pattern and is studded with white stones to complete your look and take it up a notch.

Exquisite Clutches to Pair with Your Glamorous Lehenga - Yami Evening Clutch by Indian Designer Meera Mahadevia

 

If you have had enough of gold and silver in other accessories, Indian wedding clutches in vibrant colours can be used to break the monotony of the outfit. If you are looking to add a pop of colour to your ensemble, then take a look at this striking Fuschia-Orange zardosi clutch. While this clutch with the zardosi and kundan work works great with opulent Indian wedding outfits, you can also pair it with Indian outfits in contrasting colours to add some bling to your look.

Exquisite Clutches to Pair with Your Glamorous Bridal Lehenga - Casual and Colourful Clutch Bag by Karieshmaa Sarnaa

Another option is to invest in a raw silk or velvet clutch in a solid colour to tone down the dazzle from the Indian wedding outfits. If you are patient in your search, you might even find clutches with alluring central motifs in metal, zardosi or kundan that match the embellishments in your wedding outfit.

When you are buying Indian wedding clutches, remember to invest in a clutch of a good quality that can be used for special occasions. While you might have the urge to pick up something dainty and cute, remember that you would actually be putting the clutch to use at another wedding or event. Keeping that in mind, make sure you buy a clutch that can hold your phone, some tissues, your compact and lipstick. Anything too small and you might have to convince your husband to carry your makeup around!

Finding the Perfect Wedding Lehenga
11 th Jul 2014

 

Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day and will not settle for anything but the perfect outfit. If you are looking to find the perfect lehenga for your wedding, then look for rich fabrics, flattering cuts and exquisite craftsmanship. The bridal wear industry has come a long way today and the options when it comes to picking Indian wedding outfits are endless. If the options confuse you, we tell you in this post about how to go about shopping for wedding lehengas that will make you look stunning.

The one factor that will help you narrow down your choices while selecting wedding lehengas is the budget. Indian wedding outfits can cost you from a few hundred to a few thousand pounds, depending on the fabric and the detailing on the outfit. Once you decide how much you are willing to spend on the outfit, you can start looking at wedding lehengas in that price range.

The next aspect that you should focus on is the shape that flatters your figure the most. Wedding lehengas come in a variety of shapes like fishtail, A-line, fitted or flared with multiple kalis. Try the lehengas and choose a shape that accentuates your curves. Similarly, the choli can be short or long depending on whether you want to flaunt your midriff. Traditional designs come with a longer choli while the latest fad is to show off a toned midriff in a cropped choli.

The kind of neckline that your choli has is also important since a lot of attention will go towards your neckline and jewellery. Pick a choli with a neckline that doesn’t interfere with your jewellery. Also, if you have a big bust, go for a neckline that is V shaped and avoid a round neckline.

When it comes to the colour, you can either go in for traditional colours in Indian wedding outfits like deep maroon, green and red or experiment with pastels. Take a look at some of the designer wedding lehengas we have here in refreshing colours like lime green, pink and orange that are both elegant and classy. 

Once you pick the colour of your choice, it is time to decide on the embellishment you want. Many Indian wedding outfits these days come with Swarovski, silver and gold zardosi work. While these look good on paper, do make sure that a heavily embellished outfit does not weigh you down. The best way to choose from a multitude of embellished wedding lehengas is to try the ones that you like and pick the lehenga that both looks ravishing and is comfortable. Give importance to comfort since you have to spend close to a whole day in the outfit and any discomfort will show through in the wedding photographs. Once you start trying the wedding lehengas, you might even like a lehenga due to its sheer comfort level even though the fabric stands out more than the embellishment.

A tedious process like choosing a wedding lehenga can be simplified if you narrow down your choices based on the budget, silhouette, colour and embellishments. Take your time, go through your options and you are sure to find your dream wedding lehenga that you can cherish for many years to come. 

Handloom Weavers - But Not by Choice
10 th Jul 2014

The keepers of the profession and the art - the weavers who have created exquisite and timeless classics on handloom from Benaras are a dying breed. The community has a lot of hopes from India's latest Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, not only because the PM represents the city, but also because they believe that the ancient craft form requires protection.

Problems plague the industry, not just from the supply of skilled manpower, but also from challenges in financing and competing with larger mechanised forms of production. Over the years, the demand for handloom has been dwindling due to price competition from mass produced sarees and textiles.

 

A study by the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar pointed out that the handloom sector has seen a consistent declne over the previous decade except for some short-lives rallies. There are fundamental issues that need to be solved before the sector can be revived. In our view, some of the key issues that plague the sector include,

- Duties on raw silk that are currently at 5%; these need to be increased at least 3x in order for the local industry to remain competitive

- National level Technology initiatives that help to set in place best practices for the sector so that the products can be competitive in terms of quality and finishing; this is currently missing

- Cheaper financing in the form of cheaper term loans that individual weavers and wearver communities can avail

Currently, the only people that turn to this craft form are doing so because of lack of options and opportunities - they are born into families that have pursued the profession. The sector is no longer lucrative or sustainable for families and the government of India needs to look into incentives for the sector seriously so that a boost may be given.

Indian Designer Clothes: Colour Coded
08 th Jul 2014

 

Today, let's play a little game made famous by Karan Johar's bollywood movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai! If I say the word Indian weddings, what are some of the first thoughts that pop into your mind? I bet they are none other than celebration , family gathering and colourful ceremonies ! Every year, relentlessly, all of us have some or the other contribution to the booming wedding industry. It is either getting married or being a part of someone's wedding celebration!

No doubt we celebrate the traditonal Indan wedding by donning heavy designer sarees, bridal lehengas, pathanis suits and bandhgala jackets. However, there are some of us who love the rich hues of traditional vermillion, while there are others who love the shade of sea breeze on them! So, we bring to you some of the most best Indian designer clothes, colour coded  for hassle-free shopping!

 

 

Red

It is the most popular colour in a traditional Indian wedding ceremonies, you just can't ignore red! It makes women look radiant and men like a Royal prince, red is the colour of passion which immediately addes the love cupid in the air created a wedding bliss.

Green

Green exudes togetherness because of its balance between two lovely colors blue and yellow. Shades of green beautifully blend with the intricate gold embroidery for the wedding ensemble of the bride as well as the groom.

Yellow

It is considered to be extremely auspicious. Full of intense energy, wearing a yellow lehenga or a sherwani will make you shine on your wedding day as it is a very bright and gleaming tint. 

Orange

A rich hue, orange goes well with warm skin tones rather beautifully. With a majority of traditional Indian embellishments such as brocade, gota, velvet, zari, bandhni etc,it works as the catalyst and makes the wedding attire look magnificient! it is one of those colours which are a must have in an Indian wedding 

Pink

What can we say about pink that hasn't already been said? Pink is the colour of fairies and fanatsies and is perfect for colour coding with your partner. There are some breath-taking options available in pink Indian designer clothes. Not only is it absolutely trending right now, but it will also make you look like Barbie and Ken gone Indian!

Blue

With more and more Indian designer clothes being made in this colour, there are varied silhouettes available in blue today. Also, with a plethora of options and gorgeous makeup tricks, it has become a lot easier to pair colours ranging from powder blue to navy with warm skin tones. So go on, look like the rulers of oceans today!

White

White is something we always associate with charismatic Catholic weddings. But how beautifully have our Indian designer clothes adapted to this colour. Making a lot of our dreams come true, traditional white attire makes women look dainty and doll-like, and the men look like the knight in dashing white shining armour!

Innovation in Textiles from India
03 rd Jul 2014

Indian designers have been experimenting with embellishments and embroidery for a long time, and in fact these tend to be the focus of the collections of a lot of Indian designers. But there is an increasing trend of designers innovating using traditional weaves or even giving traditional weaves a makeover.

Rahul Mishra has innovated using wool, to create a fabric that can be worn around the year. The blend of silk and wool using a non-traditional technique resulted in a fabric that is unique, innovative and easy to wear in most seasons. The designer’s effort landed him the international woolmark prize – making him the first Indian to receive the prize.

On the other hand, Anavila Misra innovated using linen and made the fabric flowy and even created a Sari using the fabric. Linen Saris? Yes, you read that right.

What does all of this innovation really mean for the consumer though? Does it mean that we’re going to see our beloved cotton and silk being replaced by linen? Probably not yet.

The immediate impact is of-course that customers, designers and the industry see traditional textiles in a different perspective. Traditional uses of the fabric or the traditional ways of draping certain fabrics is no longer sacred or taken for granted. It is an exciting development and one to watch out for. We for one, are certainly excited.

Top wedding dress designer in India
02 nd Jul 2014

A traditional Indian wedding was a celebration of the sacred union of two individuals and their families and extended families as well. The wedding ceremonies were taken very seriously and the rituals were strictly followed by both the bride and the groom.

In this 21st century, Indian wedding has taken a totally new dimension; they have become a celebration with the gathering of friends and family which seems more like a huge social event. Today, in Indian wedding more than the ceremonies; the bachelor/bachelorette parties, destination wedding, cocktails theme parties, dual reception are on trending and a total must have!

At every occasion during the wedding, the bride and the groom are eyed over head-to-toe by the guests , checking out the jewelry , makeup , the wedding attire worn , which label is it ,etc.

Every Indian bride dreams to have wedding dress designed by the top wedding dress designers of Indian; namely: Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Tarun Tahiliani, Manish Malhotra, etc.

Sabyasachi Mukerjee

Sabya was born in a middle class Kolkata family. He wanted to become a fashion designer but didn’t have the funds to study as his parents refused to do so. He sold his books to pay his collage fees at NIFT. After he graduated, he opened his own workshop and in no time he started his designer label called ‘Sabyasachi’

Sabyasachi’s designs are magnificent; it portrays the rich Indian culture in context to the textiles, color scheme, handicraft, etc. His designs adorn a bride for the most important day of her life through the use of color scheme which blends beautifully with Indian skin, the rich silhouettes and hand-crafted embroidery. Sabya’s love for the traditional Indian culture is clearly seen through his distinct tailored garments. The classic yet contemporary touch in bridal dress likewise; heavy lehenga choli set, anarkali suits, salwar kamis, heavy gowns,etc  is overwhelming and brilliant. Sabyasachi’s wedding dresses are a total winner! His expertise artistic knowledge and unique outstanding design has managed to reach the top of every brides wedding dress wishlist to wear a wedding lehenga /dress specially designed for her by Sabyasachi Mukerjee.

He has designed wedding dresses for many Indian celebrities like Rani Mukherjee, Vidya Balan , Honey Bagnani, Deepika Padukone , Dia Mirza ,etc. Sabyasachi collaborated with a TV show on NDTV good times called Band Baajaa Bride, in which he designs clothes for real life couples for their marriage.

 

 

Top Trending Styles for June 2014
24 th Jun 2014

This month on strand of silk, we had four designer collection launched. Out of which two designer collections were of the well know Indian accessory designer Meera Mahadevia and Sannam Chopra.The other two are from the designer labels – Myoho and Anita Dongre’s new fashion week spring summer 2014.

 

 

The leather collection by Sannam Chopra was called the ‘Medieval Pop’. The statement neckpieces and the earrings are inspired by the medieval period. The color scheme is bold and vibrant including colors like blue, yellow, green, brown and red etc. The main highlight of the collection is the unusual geometrical figures and the feminine touch to each of the beautifully structured accessory. Sannam Chopra’s accessories would sure be the favorite for any cocktail themed party.

Indian Accessory designer Sannam Chopra's new leather accessory collection on strandofsilk.com

The renowned accessory designer Meera Mahadevia new collection is inspired by the concept of that external beauty lies beyond illusion. The magnetic collection of designer clutches which include exquisite texture through intricate pleating, cutwork, fraying and 3D Pop out, etc. Giving the bridal clutches a totally new dimension. Metallic embellishment with the royal color scheme and the velvet fabric, the clutch showcases a complete luxury to the holder of this precious collection by Indian Accessory Designer Meera Mahadevia.

Indian Accessory designer Meera Mahadevia's's new bridal wedding clutch collection on strandofsilk.com

The famous Indian fashion designer Anita Dongre’s designer label ‘ANITA DONGRE’ presents a fresh pastel collection called the Varanasi Weaves as a tribute to the Indian textiles. The breathtaking summer colors with hand-woven cotton from Varanasi. WoW! The collection is totally a must have this summer. Crop top, long flowy gowns, similar textures and colored separators are perfect outfits for the beautiful summer season.

Indian designer label ' Anita Dongre's new spring summer collection on strandofsilk.com

‘Myoho’ the designer label by Kiran Jaisinghani and Meghna Agarwal presents a very relaxed yet stylish collection this summer. The vibrant and unique embroidery stands out of the crowd. The breeze silhouettes designed into beautiful high low dresses, trending kurti’s, cowl neck and leafy print is a total winner to beat the rising mercury this summer.

Indian designer label ' Myoho's new spring summer collection on strandofsilk.com

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