Delhi: Master couturier and one of the leading names in the
fashion fraternity Manav Gangwani, has created his latest couture collection,
India @ 70 that will be showcased at India Couture Week 2017.
collection being showcased at ICW 2017 is called "India @ 70"
which is an amalgamation of the rich heritage of India along with modern
edgy elements that are incorporated in each garment. The inspiration for
this collection from the atelier of Manav Gangwani has been taken from
various regions in India. MG has incorporated elements of design from
different regions like Kashmir reflecting Jamawars, Bandhanis of Rajasthan,
Kathakali from Kerala and Brocades of Varanasi. Using different techniques
like Badla, Chikankari, Zardosi & Parsi etc. MG has created every
garment to perfection. From the God & Goddesses of India to Miniature
Art of Mughal Empire to Meenakari to Patolas to Panthani all forms have
been used to reflect India. With each garment having an unusual and unique
element, MG believes that through this collection he has showcased the
best of what India has to offer.
about his latest collection he says, "In this collection, I have
taken inspiration from the rich Indian heritage and have created a collection
that brings together interesting elements from every region of India.
I have used techniques silhouettes and designs that together create a
perfect amalgamation of traditionalism and authenticity".
collection incorporates intricate motifs that have been embroidered on
the garments making each garment a storyboard that depicts interesting
scenes from the Mughal era. Motifs of the traditional Kathakali, gods
and goddess add a touch of mystery to traditional elements of design.
The use to miniature paintings in this collection projects the cultural
diversity that India has to offer.
vintage gold elements adding a touch of royalty to every garment has been
thoughtfully crafted to induce the fragrance and grandeur and opulence
of India. Inspired by his vivid imagination, this collection epitomizes
the essence of every region in India, with an undertone of drama and mystery.
The colour pallet for this collection are colours that are most commonly
seen in India, royal blue, crimson, ivory, orange and green.
feminine luxurious silk brocades, rich velvets, sheer gauzy tissues with
gold, are the fabrics chosen for this collection.