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Tarun Tahiliani FDCI India Couture Week 2016

July 26, 2016
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Their are a very few couturiers who have the knack of creating magical moments on the ramp ‘every single time’! Tarun Tahiliani is one of those veterans. He knows the power of glamour, he understands the charisma of crystals and he definitely excels in making bridal trousseau look like a million dollar dream. This reason being that from his show at the FDCI India Couture Week 2016, nothing less could be expected. He, once again, engulfed us on in a dreamy parade to the (this time) Mughal Era with his collection titled ‘The Last Dance of the Courtesan’. The entire show felt like a snippet of Pakeezah, the movie. To heighten the mood of this mesmerising event Tahiliani collaborated with dance stalwart Manjari Chaturvedi, a leading exponent of classical dance in India who has revolutionised kathak. Manjari brought alive the inspiration behind this collection with her ‘Darbari Kathak’ representing ‘The Dance of the Courtesan’, a tribute, to the woman and her art, the music and the dance she performed, a rich legacy, a precious heritage. Tarun Tahiliani’s latest couture collection “The Last Dance of the Courtesan” is a tribute, and acknowledgement to the highest bastions of culture, poetry, dance and finesse. The atelier weaves a story where sensuality meets sensibility, and mystery unravels itself in surreptitious layers with seductive glory. The collection explores the possibility of a wearable lightness of being for the contemporary diva, with inspirations drawn from the finery of the courtesans. “As usual it’s been my privilege to be associated with Swarovski, world leaders in crystal technology. As fashion, even couture becomes more hightech, they add the sparkle of dreams and the aurora borealis to the seduction of contemporary couture. Since couture must adhere to the highest standards of craft and perfection it is only befitting that …

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SUREKHA JAIN SS’14 Collection

May 4, 2014
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Surekha Jain – Spring Summer 2014 Collection Highlights Colors – Plum, Thistle, Rose, Hot Pink, Light Rose, Squash Yellow, Banana Yellow, Raincoat Yellow and Ivory. Silhouettes – Kaftans, Sheer Saree Dresses, Hand Embroided Lehenga and Kurti Shirts. Summer Prints – Chikankari, floral, Aztec and digital water color prints. SUREKHA JAIN is an international couturier who designs dream collections that blend with perfection into Eastern mystique and Western cutting edge living. Her skillful combination of global chic with the great Indian treasure trove of embroidery and textures has won her many die hard patrons.  She is a self taught designer who has associated with and created for some of the most exclusive luxury labels of international standards. Surekha is no stranger to the fraternity of fashion. She has dressed international celebrities and been part of couture globally. Over the years she has specially developed a relationship with two powerful British leaders Cherie Blair and  the late Margaret Thatcher. At Surekha Jain it is not just the bride but the bridesmaid, mother and sister who can discover their own wedding look. Inspirational embroidery, evolved silhouettes and a very western color palette come together to create an understated bridal collection for the elegant bride.  From occasion wear to the bridal trousseau, the designer has also houses a luxury range of soft linen hat can be gifted to the bride for her new home.  Hand tucked quilts, cushions, throws, embroideries and embellished cushions, come together to create a Cordon Bleu collection to gift to the newlyweds. Visit her store Surekha Jain | 312 | DLF Emporio | Vasant Kunj | New Delhi ——————————————————————————————————— And now, for the winner of SammyDress.com giveaway. Thank you all for participating and making this giveaway a huge success. Since all of you were fair on your part, picking one …

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