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City's hottest fashion designers Home to many young, promising designers, Bangalore is making its way up the fashion map.
Classic saris rub shoulders with opulent Indo Western wear even as young designers are going green with recycled materials or luring the modern fashionista with experimental and creative innovations. louis vuitton shoes on sale online Join us for a tete a tte with the city's coolest, most innovative designers. Style diva: Deepika Govind Inspired by the world around her and true to her Indian roots, Deepika Govind is one of Bangalore's most celebrated fashion designers. She is the avant garde artist whose work is innovative yet wearable, creative but somewhat classic. "Blacks and teal louis vuitton bags dhgate aquas are hot this season." "Checks are in, as are vibrant graphic prints like that of foliage," she says. This can be done either through digital or block printing, although Govind is always more inclined toward some sort of hand work like scribbling through textile paint or using a sponge to create patterns on fabric."People with larger body types should veer away from dramatic prints," she advises. The same applies to petite people who tend to get 'swallowed' by a powerful print. "I am not a fan of animal prints," she says emphatically. "I think animals look better in their own skins than we do in theirs."Style tip: Find a colour that best suits your skin. If mixing colours, the darker shade should be closer to the face with the lighter colour on the lower half. Designs on you: Tahera Peeran Trust Tahera Peeran, 30, to create a statement piece that celebrates life, colour and you; something that you will not find in a regular apparel store. Peeran's designs include cocktail wear, bridal gowns for white weddings and Indo Western concepts. She finds inspiration in cinema or between the pages of a book. Her design philosophy is predominantly western, which includes adding modern detailing even to the Indian wear she creates. Bows, for instance, are part of her signature style. Many of the summer dresses she designs feature large tie up bows that form the focus of the outfit. Peeran uses bold bright colours that are happy and fun."Colours like wine, purple, electric blue, different shades of coral and fuchsia are on trend," says the designer."A statement jacket is always useful," she says. "It can be textured or in a bright colour like red." "Wide leg trousers with pin tucks and drapes are also a good idea although they tend to look better on tall, skinny people," says the designer. "Larger body types should opt for the right kind of drape that can look quite flattering."Style tip: A person makes a first impression based on how they look. So always dress keeping your body type in mind. Natural pizzazz: Neelima Lal Hembram She's a designer who swears by natural fabrics with such a passion that it seems she would break out in a rash if anywhere near synthetics. Neelima Lal Hembram, 38, a two time cancer survivor was first diagnosed with the disease when she was only 17 years old, and during her illness she was unable to work or study. Her interest in fashion kept her busy, helped keep her mind off her illness. Today she is cancer free. Although she began working with the traditional fabrics of Andhra Pradesh that she was most familiar with, she has since diversified to working with fabrics from all over India. Shes a big fan of bright and happy colours like fuchsia. Paisleys louis vuitton neverfull retail price are also popular. It's a great colour to use as a trimming detail. Bright hues: Neetu Gupta Her name is familiar from the Ravage brand that she was associated with until recently, along with fellow fashion designer, Raj Shroff. Both have since parted ways with Neetu Gupta, 44, now opening her own store in the city, The Verandah currently stocks the work of about 15 other designers as well as her own contemporary Indian wear line called Neetu Gupta Design. Gupta, originally from Kolkata, was always creative and designed her own clothes. "Films, music and fashion have always been my life," says Gupta. But there weren't any proper fashion design schools that she had access to. So she enrolled in a course offered by Berger Paints and was taught by Shyam Benegal. She was trained in the basics of form and colour. "Plaid is in as are bright shades like neon. Uber chic: Kajal Nachiah Kajal Nachiah, 28, is a movie costume designer who worked with Manish Malhotra in Mumbai. She currently works in the Tamil film industry and also customises clothes for her clients. Her foray into fashion began when she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Fine Art and decided to pursue a postgraduate degree in apparel design and merchandising from National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad."The military look is in," she says. That doesn't mean just camouflage print but more of a look that consists of elements such as double breasted jackets, which can be teamed with berets. "But double breasted jackets are not for everyone," she warns. "It adds volume to people who have a thin frame but is not suitable for larger sized people."Broad pin stripes and plaid are also very in, and they look even better in unusual colours, Nachiah says. "Men need to experiment with colour but not very bright ones," she says. They should also accessorise with sunglasses, cufflinks and scarves. As for fabrics, linen is a great option and even wool to some extent, as long as it is lighter wool that can be worn in Indian weather. "I love working with khadi and cotton," says this young designer. "They are the best choices to wear in India."Style tip: Mixing materials on sarees looks good. Combining fabrics like tussars, organzas, gerogettes and nets is interesting and unique. Bridal bling: Lakshmi Keerthi Lakshmi Keerthi, 40, recently gave up a 15 year long corporate career and a cushy job as the head of talent acquisition for a multinational firm to follow her dream: Setting up her fashion label La'Kiru, in 2009, which is a play on her name. "All women, irrespective of age, want to wear beautiful sari blouses," she explains. "They also want to look leaner than they actually are even if they are already size zero dimensions."For the coming season, Keerthi recommends making a distinction between 'festive' and 'wedding' wear. "With Diwali around the corner, it is best to design clothes keeping a person's safety in mind. Combining fabrics like tussars,, organzas, gerogettes and nets is interesting and unique. Drape queen: Ritu Pande "Take the saree and turn it into something new" is the basic design philosophy behind Ritu Pande's brand. Later, she attended Lasalle College International in Jakarta, Indonesia, in 2005."This is a hectic time for a designer," says Pande, referring to the forthcoming autumn winter leg of the year. "The colours for the season are golds, deep reds, oranges and fuchsia," she says. Garments have more volume; the lengths become more luxurious at this time of year."Indians are not minimalistic," she says. "Traditional styles are still around but wear them differently to avoid looking staid."Style tip: Dress according to louis vuitton purses prices your body type and reinvent traditional styles. Cinematic appeal: Jamila and Seema Malhotra Theirs is a story straight out of a fairy tale which might explain why their designs make a woman feel like a princess. Mother daughter duo Jamila, 73, and Seema Malhotra, 47, are the team that worked on the costumes for Shekhar Kapur's Elizabeth. The film went on to win an Oscar. They also created outfits for Hollywood films Finding Neverland and Shakespeare in Love. This includes anarkalis, sherwani style kurtas and saris. "There's a lot of drama and colour this season to make a garment look more exotic," says Seema. "Shading, especially for sarees, is all the rage at the moment, with darker colours like blues, peacock greens and reds merging into lighter shades."Style tip: There is a fine line between shimmer and bling; the latter of which is gaudy and crass. Vintage glamour: Sarita Mandoth "But old is gold," she says referring to her love of all things vintage and Victorian. She's also a fan of velvet but works with softer fabrics like chiffon and georgette as well. "Colours are so important to us," she says. "Each colour has a new energy level.
Go for vibrant pinks and blues this season."Style tip: Go heavy on either the jewellery or the embroidery but don't do too much of both. You don't want to look like a Christmas tree.
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