“The Mahal” by Shantanu & Nikhil @ IBFW2015
Always known to play contemporary in different shades of emotions, this fall, master couturiers Shantanu & Nikhil disseminates to you “The Mahal” directly from the soul of the sands, a never ending brisk to discover the mighty architecture, inspiring culture, divine royalty and inviting glamour. The designer duo showcased their collection at BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2015.
The collection embarks on its journey from the attractive lore culture with the braced narration of the peaceful essence of deserts natural canvas and the inter-meddle is a mesmerizing allurement of charismatic luxurious attributes and the strong influence of the “Jharokha” which is overwhelming and is made with extraordinary amount of soulfulness, taking you to the intricate and sublime star light of the “Sheesh Mahal” and then the seamless sojourn of the palace which comes down to the grandeur of the vigorous and the prestigious “Chariot” depicting the pride and might of the people. The color palette is drawn from the native solitary beauty- beige and brown cheerfully ambles into silver metallics and patina gold and then a bright boost with an accompaniment of the intensity of rich reds and teal blues speaking about the glory and the diversified charm of the atmosphere.
The silhouette is inspired from the strong and controlled structural architecture bringing out the precious assets throughout the collection with a distinct flavor of the traditional heritage and a westerly perception. The inspiration begins with the pasts end note and a take on enfeebled ingredients to a paramount pageant of grandiose, luxury & affluence.
Watch out for this splendid couture collection, using dazzling crystals from Swarovski in checkered squared stones with Silver & Gold Patina effect. The Swarovski crystal pendants in Golden shadow in combination with innovative techniques enhance the glamour quotient.
Vivek Ramabhadran, Managing Director, Swarovski Professional India, says “Shantanu & Nikhil’s contemporary silhouettes, minimalistic designs and their unique spin on otherwise traditional fabrics redefine the new age bride. Swarovski’s association with the designer duo only promises a grandiose, decadent and high on style collection this wedding season. Enriched with a global fashion vision, we at Swarovski look forward to many such more innovations with them that reflect sophistication infused with Indian sensibility.”