How to make a neoprene-loving generation admire and appreciate the beauty and purity of handspun is the challenge the handloom industry faces today. Making it “cool” seems to be the answer both metaphorically and literally! Read more
Weightless is the new language of instruction, as couture swings in the direction of opulence minus cult musings, power posing, flurry of feathers or inventive iterations, just mixing craftsmanship with a Tarun Tahiliani brand of realism Read more
Gaurav Gupta has studied the “Undercurrent” like no one else and decided not to swim against the tide. His couture is lighter, subtler and unfussy, armed with his new offering of shiny baubles and sharp tailoring to create an awakening for those who possess an undeniable mystique Read more
The love for genda phool and pure nature gets a new canvas; abandoning geometry after three years Rahul Mishra pays homage to Monaco, not the elitist grand prix or Grimaldis, but humble unforgettables Read more
A wave of realism sweeps the catwalk as a garden of blooms welcome the advent of SS ’17. Ilk’s paper-like blouses were to die for and Kavita Bhartia’s lace was prolific despite conventional silhouettes, while Tytler’s gold rush kept it sparkling!
Crafts and textiles are a bit like the Richard Bach, 70s story of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, a quest for self-perfection and riding the wave of belief that finally becomes an aerial feat! AIFW SS’ 17 warms the cockles of your heart with that unfettered passion for hand-crafted!