Thursday, June 24, 2010

The Mystical Monsoon Assortment at Kimaya

With the onset of the rains, KIMAYA finds a way to welcome it with Exquisite collections by Shantanu & Nikhil, Wendell Rodricks, Elisha Wadhwani, Sonu Gohil, Shyam Narayan Prasad, Lina Tipnis & Cherie D. The palette chosen is sure to unfold the magic of the monsoon.There is a plethora of silhouettes; set to perk up the days of mellow tedium, up ahead!

The above designer's latest collections was unveiled at Kimaya Juhu, 11th June onwards.

Wendell Rodricks is celebrated for Blending ancient Indian geometric shapes and hand painted details and a Goan attitude. He is renowned for using Indian fabrics cut linearly and has a growing clientele from different parts of the world. His garments for this collection are sheer and light. The high-powered, sculpted and extremely refined styles could work for a woman as day-into-evening wear. With the use of solids shades there is an exuberance of elegant serenity in each and every piece on display.

The brother duo of Shantanu and Nikhil has always been a brand which fuses Indian culture with modern western sensibilities. They are famous for their luxurious garments and international appeal. These garments are made for the worldly wise, confident and sophisticated woman who wants to embrace global trends and also be tied to their Indian roots. Their Current collection speaks of simplicity, elegance and timeless glamour. Fluid feminine dresses in bold and vibrant colours to the season along with a judicious mix of vivid shades for the Indo-western silhouettes.

Mumbai based Elisha Wadhwani offers patrons interesting drapes and stylized silhouette and each ensemble breathes class and grace. Each piece designed by her has a quintessential neatness from the saris to the fusion wear; the clothes speak of minute detailing and innovative tweaks. 'The Mystical Monsoon' line is all about flowing anarkalis in light and nude shades like off white, cream, beige etc. The collection possesses a certain sense of minimal restraint with it's toned down colors and demure silhouettes.

Sonu Gohil being a new designer to be part of the portfolio of Kimaya, has already caught up with a rage with her designs which have an essence of freshness to it. She's presenting a strong collection that exudes ethnicity blended with modernity which is the result of a spontaneous thought process evolving into contemporary style with a traditional touch.

Delhi based Shyam Narayan Prasad being extremely popular in the city needs not introduction about his collection or inspiration because daring colour combinations and exquisite embroidery traditions speak for themselves.

Linarika the label of Lina Tipnis is popularly known for her Diffusion and prêt collections. Her collections are recognized all over the world. Her style taps into the latest trends and also the consumer needs, which is the formula for her ever growing success in the fashion world. The collection on preview is for the discerning stylish woman looking for a combination of panache with comfort and quality.

Cherie D. was created in the U.K. where the designer Sherina Dalamal was born and brought up. After four years of formal training at Central Saint Martins, and a couture embroidery course at L'Ecole de Lesage- Sherina trained with some of the fashion world's top professionals-from Alexander Mcqueen to Nicole Farhi, helping her gain a deeper understanding of western cuts and sensibilitiesThe inspirations behind her current collection emerge from memories, emotions, journeys, and influences around the designer. Each garment is unique, as it is completed with a signature touch that represents CHERIE D. 'TRIBAL FEVER' draws inspiration from the vibrant colors and energy of Indian and is the designer's most innovative collection up to date. Cherie concentrates on strong silhouettes enhanced with delicate embroideries and detailing-which would be perfect for any summer escapades!.

According to Mr. Pradeep Hirani, Chairman, Kimaya Fashions, “The Mystical Monsoon assortment has been meticulously put together for the Kimaya woman who prefers modern cuts with traditional aesthetics. On display will be a range from the absolute flavour and look of the season to the classic elegant and eternal styles.”

Collection available at:
Kimaya 2, Asha Colony, Juhu Tara Road, Opp. Hotel Sea Princess, Juhu, Mumbai 400 049, +91 9892010003

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