'Couture' the brainchild of Smita Patwardhan and Naina Mutha, conceptualised Couture, the boutique exhibition, to give the city a reason to celebrate as they shop. Fashion galore With an exclusive range of internationally renowned Indian designers all under one roof, Naina calls it a team effort that brought it all together, "Smita and I have travelled the country visiting exhibitions and helping us put it up together is Rashni, whose creative inputs in the exhibition helped us sail through," Naina adds. "Our first venture and most of the designers first time in Pune. It's an experience we want to give our clientale so that they enjoy their shopping experience," expresses Smita Patwardhan. Designer's Inc. The exhibition has on display an array of designs exhibited by talented designers including Neeru Kumar's hand woven textiles and Raghav Manocha's detailed chikankari, which work as cool haute couture to beat the summer heat. If you love to add some shimmer to your personality, then your perfect ensemble for the special night out will be completed by Valencia with their cocktail dresses, Pinky Saraf with her clutches embellished with exotic stones and Mehta Jewellers and Izar will make you glow with their traditional and contemporary diamond and kundan jewellery. Dazzle in style You can also browse through Roque and Caesar's specially hand crafted silver jewellery appealing to all tastes and age groups and Rhea Bithar's chic designer sarees. But why should the ladies have all the fun, the exhibition, will also have Vishal Mehra who specialises in various forms of hand embroideries who would cater to the male clientele with his Lucknowi kurta's. Apart from the exquisite range of fashion accessories and designer wear, the other exhibitors include Rashni Mutha, Salu Talreja and Samta Sanghvi who bring with them a wide specialised range in home accessories. __________________________________ Shop Indian Designer Collections at Strand of Silk.