Young Indian designers are coming up with incredible ideas. And it’s not just limited to concepts. They are proving so through the execution of their ideas. Mithi Kalra, an Indian fashion designer who is recent pass out from the National Institute of Fashion Technology has recently showcased her collection at the India Runway Week.
Mithi‘s exhibit named ‘The Indian Disney Story’, speaks for itself. Dresses, and gowns suited for a Princess, based on the traditional art of Madhubani, hand embroidered on pure silks and organza. The collection wonderfully combines the grace of a bygone era, with modern-day fashion. Madhubani painting is practiced in Bihar. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns.
So how did the idea come to Mithi?
“Disney is every child’s dream…every girl relates to Disney and its princesses and imagines herself in some of the other stories. I was inspired by the art form of Madhubani from a very early age in my life so I thought why not combine the best from both worlds,” said Mithi.
I am glad I got my hands on this interesting outfit from the collection. Mithi is based out of Delhi and is one of the eminent young designers. I love how this outfit exudes elegance with a hint of sexiness. The intricate work on the off-shoulder top takes the outfit to a whole new level. Do check out the rest of her collection. I just kept the entire look minimal with only maang tikka (aka headgear) as an accessory. I hope you like it.
Photograph Courtesy: Rhythmic Focus
Location Courtesy: Tea Trails, Mumbai
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Dress – Mithi Kalra
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