Dress up to the occasion

Dress up to the occasion
Ridhi Mehra with her designs

Raksha Bandhan with all the special love and affection between the siblings that it represents, is also one of the most prominently celebrated...

Raksha Bandhan with all the special love and affection between the siblings that it represents, is also one of the most prominently celebrated festivals, and yet another occasion to dress up in tradition carrying forward the jubilation and merriment associated with Indian festivals.

Here's a sneak preview from the collections of young and promising designers from across India, who have found a way to represent our tradition, yet with a modern touch, be it the silhouettes, the embroidery or colours. The best part of their latest collection is that they carry with them a vibe that is youthful with a touch of understated luxury that can be part of any celebration – wedding or a festival celebrated with family.

Of being Indian

RidhiMehra's Pre Fall '19 collection 'BASRA'is her take on opulence and refinement, inspired by the beauty of the world-renowned Basra pearls.Exquisite floral and geometric patterns from Islamic art & architecture are re-imagined in delicate detailing with dori work, french knots and a scintillating play of sequins.

A textural rhapsody of embroideries & luxe fabrics, with statement bejeweled belts, silk organza drapes & ruffles. Bathed in moonlight, the collection featured her signature demi-couture silhouettes of belted anarkalis, jacket sarees & pre-pleated sarees, peplum-lehengas and more, in soothing hues of ivory, champagne beige and crepe pink. She has made it to the wardrobes of Sonam Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Parineeti Chopra, Madhuri Dixit to name a few.

The joy of Rakshabandhan

Anavila is all set to launch her collection Winter collection 'JOY'— epitomizing the warm emotional wave that are Indian festivals. Gorgeous tunics, exquisite blouses, elegant trousers and Zari detailed saris in a mix of plaids, stripes and solids. At its heart, the line encompasses breathable linens, that have been blended with silks and zari to create festive-ready ensembles.

The colour palette includes a mélange of stunning hues—pretty blushes, statement bricks, lovely peaches, cardamom and Ladakh blues transitioning to fiery reds, cinnamon and curry leaf greens with accents of gold or silver accentuating the patterns.The new collection re-introduces the quintessential salwar that can be paired with beautiful separates for a celebratory look.

Finding the right fusion

Raisin is the contemporary fusion fashion brand that represents the perfect blend of Indian culture and modern structure with designs created keeping in mind today's modernity along with an ethnic touch incorporated into pleasant shades, trendy prints and pleasant, cozy fabrics.Raisin, with its strong traditional roots found its muse in Bhumi Pednekar.

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