Hyderabad popular designer Mamatha Tulluri organized a Fashion show called “Saadgi – A Tribute To Handloom Weavers” on March 08th which turned out as an extravagant ode to the handloom weaves and the weavers behind the classical designs. The event witnessed the presence of socialites, Movie and Television personalities, celebrated docots, elite clientele of Hyderabad and many other eminent people. Every ensemble donned by models echoed the changed rules of handlooms as the collection focused on handloom fabric was ethereal with the apply of designer’s signature gota patti and intricate embroidery in ethnic and indo western silhouettes.
“Saadgi is my sincere effort to bring back the handloom into the mainstream and into the wardrobes of the youth to be worn and adorned with pride and humility,” says Mamatha Tulluri whose happiness lies in providing better livelihood to the talented weavers struggling hard to sustain in this industry. Showstoppers for the evening were gorgeous actress and social activist Isha Koppikar Narang, Punjabi actress Dhriti Saharan, Telugu hero Jayanth Reddy, Kannada movie star Shalini Vadnikatti and Dhruva fame Upen Reddy.
Some of the show’s highlights included felicitation of the legendary Suraiya Hassan, Uzramma and Chintakindi Malleshwam for their exemplary work in the textile industry. The ramp show was interlaced with entertainment from some of the top artists from around the country. The show ended beautifully with ISHA KOPPIKAR taking the ramp as finale showstopper in a stunning gold Mamatha Tulluri creation!
Bridal Collection: The magic was soared to a new high when the models strutted in Mamatha Tulluri’s traditional lehengas and sarees and they looked nothing short of millennial Indian bride.
What if one of the hottest trends that is making us go nuts for is equally simple in pulling off the effortless style? Then a dream of happiness will be alive! Let’s plunge into one of the latest fashions that is smooth enough in keeping your ethnic senses excited while the magic of western making the most in turning your look demure and exotic.
This is a celebrity voted style that anyone can bring into their lives with ease. It is the reunion of jeans and kurtis, a style known since ages before. Let’s check out how you can infuse the glow seamlessly just like a star.
Manish Malhotra with his forte distilled the new age fashion with ethnicity and the end result is tremendously irresistible. If you’ve watched Ae Dil Hai Mushkil there is no way you can miss out Anushka Sharma’s slit kurti paired up jeans look while the Break up song is synonymously reminiscent of her long red kurti and jeans.
Get on to a next step and team up the same slit kurta with your denim shorts for that perfect head turning look.
The epitome of straight long kurtas is that they help adapt you a trick called looking tall and the pair up of jeans with these long kurtas are perfect in welcoming the grace and charm to your life.
The asymmetric version of kurtas, high-low kurtas which appears front low, rear side high are viable in turning eyes towards you as they mastered in presenting the regal vintage chic look with a quirky twist.
The love of both Indian and western wear when mashed up in a dedicatedly classic way, the incarnation of fusion wear gets started. Started slowly with some down the line fame, the indo-western outfits have become fashionistas language in dispensing out their love for quirkiness. As fusion wear can satiate the tastes of both the caders of the Indian women- women prefer to opt traditional wear and women tend to wear western attire, they are seen everywhere else in the urban places of India.
If you’ve already fallen in love with the fusion wear, let’s peek into a list of the designers who are governing the fusion wear with their flair for de-tangling artistic threads.
RuVya by Ruchika And Divya
Fusion wear by RuVya is something close to everyone as meticulously crafted cuts and patterns make you strike some flash with the earthy tones. The designers offbeat take on underrated colors and unique designs made them most sort after designers in India while on the outlook for some simple, divergent and classy ensembles.
Sophisticated designs that are bound to give an edgy look is what all about Natasha J creations. From the choice of bold colors to adding some high Indian traits are a few points allowing the label stand big in the Indian market slated with ‘designers unlimited’.
Ikai by Ragini Ahuja is the label you can stumble up on when your mind relentlessly wants to invite a heavy dose of western vibes that has Indian touch. Doused with stripes, florals, geometric prints and with a lot of buzz creating exotic designs, Ikai serves you modern Indian attire on a western platter.
Contemporary silhouettes that are infused with the true Indian spirit echo your inner voice of being bold and it is all what Payal Sighal label stands for. From sarees to dresses and tunics, Payal Singhal clothing range is a best suit for discerning fashionistas who can savor on rustic Indian flavors of attire.
Forget about the fusion wear list if it’s not wrapped Anita Dongre, as the reigning queen of India with her unique taste of combining both Indian and western sensibilities stamped an indelible mark in the hearts of the costume lovers. She is the first choice of celebs looking to slay off with the style. Her eclectic creations are wardrobe favourites and have become staples for modern Indian women who wants a package of comfort, style and demure in one pick.
It’s not that easy to get an imperial look without decking up in some lavish ensembles and fancy jewellery and it has been proved since ages. So how to bust out the rules of piling up heavy attire but bring in the royalty feather to your cap? It might be a bit hard for those who always rely on yards of clothing but breaking monotony is always fun and exciting.
Long ethnic jackets with pants
You can’t resist from wearing the long ethnic jackets that are predominantly reigning at the big fat ceremonies and bashes once you got the taste of élan it offers. The luster they bring alongside the class utterly helps in redefining your style. Wear them with cigarette pants for an aesthetically stunning look.
Jackets with lehengas
If you’ve updated your wardrobe with crop tops by replacing the old fashioned blouses for lehengas, then it’s time again to update with jackets to carry off a constant royalty exuding look. Whether long jackets or the short ones, lehengas are perfect enough in wooing and turning you look million bucks.
Being carried away by a sophisticated fragrance, capes are one of the best performers in balancing both traditional and modern chic. With intricate embroidery work and some funky designs, they can create a fiesta during parties and you won’t feel bereft about the royalty. Team them up with dhoti pants and gowns or go ethnic by pairing with lehengas to pull off the true Indian spirit.
This is one of the newest yet pretty trend to fall flat for. As Indian women have groaning number of kurtis and lehengas in their wardrobes, mixing them up to the current trending colors and fashion is not a big deal.
If sarees, lehengas and salwar suits are your three festive story stealing ensembles every now and then, and succumbing your mind from getting through the next thought, then now is the time to evade out from the same old school ideas as the next level of festive wear is on the market and it is truly “the wanted attire” by every lady modernizing their wardrobe with a chunky dose of tradition. Despite Chanderis, Benaras, Handlooms and Silks are on the spread of the festive season, unconventional take on them with new ideas, cuts and incarnations are what turned the story totally different.
Traditionally crafted benaras brocade skirts, finely laced dhoti pants, handwoven front slit anarkalis, heavily embellished crop tops, royalty infused kalidhars and twirl worthy heavy frill feminine skirts will be spoilt for choice in what to pick for the big festive day. Making this all new collection exquisite are the factors comfort, ease and classic look and without which they would have lost a special in our hearts. So what are you waiting for, start experimenting with these styles in various hues and give an offbeat twist to the impending festival season.
It’s tough for our mind to hook up with one ensemble when choosing for a special festive day. Though we may select one, our mind doesn’t stop wandering around other colors, patterns and cuts which relatively dips us in chaotic moments and leads us to jump fall on a random attire eventually. To hitch-hike this problem, we’ve garnered a total new assortment of ensembles that make your festive season more twinkling with loads of uniqueness and grandness. This ensemble suggestion won’t let you take a wrong turn while help you stand out in a crowd.
While half of the world is wasting time on how to match up the color combinations, another half are busy taking forward their monotone mania as they are decking up in one tone silhouettes that are reminiscent to a canvas filled up with a single color. It’s neither boring nor too vintage, indeed the true spirit of a single color can be shown from top to toe in a magnificent way with the pair up of jewellery that certainly works.
This Natasha J monotone floor length gown gives an optimal dose of inspiration about how to wear the color blue without setting the imperial factor on the fire. Magnifying over jewellery is something you should emphasize on.
This Rohit Bal royally craved jewel tone design can simply spark up your surrounding with the grace and elegance.
One of the most coveted looks of Alia Bhatt from the Vogue’s shoot is a major inspiration for festive days which you want them to be chic with a twist of class.
Another creation from the couture land of Natasha J exemplifies how to combine a jewel tone with a trending color .
Saree has never been in the first lightening thought of any women when sorting preferences to a hangout, party or a night out. Mostly its place is confined to the left over priorities as most of the women rather choose western wear over traditional attire for umpteenth reasons now-a-days but with contemporary approaches coming down the way, saree has secured its position much stronger in this western wear dominating world. Agree or not?
Brushing out the attributes of quaint in a professional way and replenishing the power and grace through modern sensibilities turned out sarees a sought after costume in the wardrobe. Even draping in an old way has been reached to the dustbin of time and a flow of new accents on sarees has totally changed the way we look at them.
A sleek or heavy belt taming a saree with style, a sporty crop top playing against an ordinary blouse with loud élan, a pair of pants showcasing grace underneath saree or a jacket that’s bound to give warm British look are all the new incarnations of the age old saree to buoy in the modern period without a flinch.