Decorative Arts of India
Suneet Varma Spring Couture 2015 show for Lakme Fashion Week is presented by Reliance Jewels at the Palladium Hotel, Mumbai. The collection titled ‘Decorative Arts of India’ draws inspiration from the incredible traditional Motifs and Embroideries of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and the Southern states of India.
The collection is romantic, feminine and flirtatious.
The collection is traditional Indian with a modern twist‐ As an interesting departure for Suneet, this time he uses a lot of shades of red from sindoor to vermillion to gulaal and fuchsia pinks from rose to deep magenta that lie at the very heart of Rajasthan. Mirror work embellishment with large borders in thread embroidery. Stark white and ivory with color on color aari embroidery and dark navy and cobalt blue with antique and burnt gold and copper thread embellishments.
The silhouette is long and slender with interesting layering in sheer fabrics. Two piece sarees with embellished corset blouses with delicate antique zardosi, long anarkali kurtas with mirrorwork and thread embroidered all over jaal. Short tunics with color on color thread and Swarovski crystals with draped dhoti salwars, Angrakha style kalidar kurtas worn with short cropped jackets with draped collars and delicate bead embroidery.The fabrics are in silk chiffon, Georgette, silk jacquard and jewel toned rich velvets.