Bridal Trousseau Trunk Treasures from Gaurang Shah’s Calico – Lakme Fashion Week 2016
It’s time to make some room for heavy pleated dresses and hand printed sarees in your bridal trousseau trunk. Or better yet get inspired for the sister of the bride and groom, mother of the bride and groom or your bridal party look with Gaurang Shah’s collection ‘Calico’ recently launched at Lakme Fashion Week 2016.
Modernizing true essence of Calcutta, Gaurang Shah’s versatile collection features gowns and sarees made of printed cotton fabrics originated in Calcutta in the 11th century, displaying motifs, colours and box print designs that give it a vintage look. A great heirloom piece? We think so too! 😉 Known for his use of khadi-jamdani weaving technique, the collection truly stands out with his signature style.
We give you glimpses of his beautiful creation that is just so perfect to adorn given the blessed summers have dawned on us. Though heavy in look yet light in material infused with contemporary styles and draping patterns is all the inspiration you need to dress to impress this summer.
For all you lovelies having a summer wedding or attending one, it’s time to make a style statement. Get busy browsing.
#InterestingFastFact: Heavily pleated gown from waist-down, which includes 1 pleat for every inch of the waist, so if you have a 28 inch waist then the gown comprises of 28 pleats.
Now that’s how you should take pleating seriously.
From Mughal floral motifs to paithani designs, smart interplay of elements that make one stand up and notice!
Saree gowns created using hand-woven fabrics
Take note of the headgear – Simply suave!
Signature Khadi-Jamdani sarees draped in true Calcutta style of the 1920’s
Take note of the blouse patterns that are nothing less than a show stealer
And, it’s a wrap!
Stay tuned for more wedding inspiration straight from the runway.