We would like to dress Michelle Obama: Falguni, Shane Peacock
From Britney Spears to Jennifer Lopez and recently, Eileen Davidson, designer couple Falguni and Shane Peacock have been wooing Indian and international celebrities with their designs. The creative-duo faced a rapid fire from the guide as they sized up what makes the cut as fashion and faux pas, with elan
Q. Who has carried your designs the best, according to you?
A. All celebrities have done complete justice to our outfits. It would be hard to pick the best one. However, the first outfit Fergie wore of ours, is the most special to us.
Actress Eileen Davidson in a gown by the designer-duo
Q. What makes your garments appeal to international celebrities?
A. We are risk-takers and not afraid to experiment. Our designs are edgy and unique, which we think makes these international celebrities fall in love with them.
Singer Jennifer Lopez rocking a risque Falguni and Shane Peacock costume
Q. Three elements that you use for most of your garments would be...
A. Of course, FSP — Feathers, Sequins and Print.
Singer Fergie performs during the FIFA World Cup in 2010. This was the first time the artiste wore a design by Falguni and Shane Peacock. Pic/AFP
Q. Who are the celebrities you would like to dress?
A. Michelle Obama, Gywneth Paltrow and Kristen Stewart.
Actress Alia Bhatt in a multicoloured dress by the designers
Q. Please complete the sentence: Fashion for us is...
A. Overrated. Style is what is eternal.
Falguni and Shane Peacock. Fashion designers
Q. Your favourite Indian and international designers?
A. Christian Louboutin, Chanel and Emilio Pucci. Among Indians, Anamika Khanna’s designs are evergreen.
Q. Any permanent inspiration?
A. Travels. All our collections are inspired from our travels across the world.
Q. Your most wacky garment looked like...
A. Sheer and risky.
Q. Favourite monsoon colours?
A. Black it is. Always.
Q. Biggest fashion faux pas according to you?
A. When people try too hard. It should be natural.