The recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive brought some good news for handloom. The event began with a dedicated North East handloom promotion show with 6 new designers who shocased Assamese art in contemporary look. Payal Khandwala, Gaurang Shah, Rahul Viraj, Ka-Sha, Sanjay Garg, Tulsi Silks from Chennai were the torch bearer for them.
Payal Khandwala used Banarasi fabric from vintage heirloom, used glamourised it in contemporary form so stylishly. Gaurang’s Vrindavan collection was a tale in itself as he used weaves from Patan Patola to Banarasi. Even Sabyasashi’s grand finale had loads of glitter on handloom like raw silk.
Have a look:
Shivangi Sawhney:Grazia Young Fashion Award winner:
Tulsi Silk:Woven Tales of Kanchipuram: