The Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week in association with Logix Group started in India yesterday, 15th July. The event that showcases leading couturiers in India includes an enviable line-up of designers including Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Rohit Bal, Manish Arora and Manish Malhotra.
In an official statement, the Fashion Design Council of India said, "This season promises to be a vibrant celebration of Indian treasures which will get a new-age interpretation by India's finest couturiers,". "The event will see India's finest couturiers showcasing their collections not only through the runway, but also exclusive fashion presentations, installations and previews, which will enable them to use couture as a canvas to paint their thoughts on,"
Varun Bahl, one of the participating designers said, "The silhouettes for this line-up include the Anarkali, an eternal favourite, the sari, and the lehenga. The anarkali is a key component. The sari also gets a contemporary update in the form of the sari-pant, a mix two classics that becomes something truly modern inspired by India. A selection of traditional lehengas and classic saris completes the lineup,"
The India Couture Week 2014 will also travel to Kolkata, where a special showcasing of designer Anamika Khanna's installation will take place July 27.