Designs on India

Jul 25, 2013, 09:29 IST | Soma Das

Drop by India Sutra, by home decor store Bliss, for an exhibition of traditional prints and fabrics with a contemporary twist

India Sutra by Bliss will display quirky and fun products in limited edition, and will include designers from outside Mumbai. The line-up has five designers whose collections will be available during the exhibition. “This collection is a great way for our customers to usher the upcoming festive season with access to a different type of Indian fashion. Also, it’s an ideal avenue to promote Indian chic, which is unique, exclusive and yet easy on the pocket. These collections are meant for the young and funky looking to dress Indian without losing their individuality,” says Mallika Desai Thakker, owner, Bliss.

A saree by Pencil Dots

Some of the products to watch out for include the PencilDot saris from Bengaluru. These hand-woven silk cotton saris have unique designs. Vraj:Bhoomi, run by a young designer duo from Ahmedabad, have a range of handcrafted garments and accessories with a contemporary look, which retain Indian traditional crafts like hand-block printing using vegetable dyes, hand embroideries and woven textiles. The range includes Ajarakh printed T-shirts, vests, stoles, footwear and frames.

Unees Bees from Vadodra will showcase quirky prints on Indian silhouettes. The collection includes vests, stoles and pop-coloured sarees. Lemon, a Mumbai-based clothing brand, will offer a contemporary line inspired by Indian fabrics. Butterfly, another Mumbai-based brand, offers colorful kaftaans and cocktail tunics. Lemon and Butterfly will launch new collections at India Sutra.

Depending on the response, Thakker intends to make India Sutra an annual affair at Bliss.

From July 26 to July 28;
At Bliss, Aram Nagar 1, Andheri (W). call 26332111 

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