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This designer breathes new life into chikankari

Last updated on: August 17, 2017 10:41 IST

Designer Sanjay Garg brought the curtains down on Day One of Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2017 at the Royal Opera House, Mumbai. 

His latest collection, Angels or Cloud People was a celebration of craftmanship and textiles as models walked down the ramp dressed in gorgeous Indian weaves. 

Presenting few glimpses of the stunning show. 

Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

Sanjay Garg

The scalloped clouds were made in handcrafted chikankari on Bengal mul, zardozi and hand-woven brocade.  

 

Sanjay Garg

Models step down among the audience to showcase the collection. The designer has been working on this collection for the past 18-20 months and hopes to breathe new life into chikankari work. 

 

Sanjay Garg

Garg's designs represented an ethnic feel. Even a simple black kurta like this one looked elegant.

 

Sanjay Garg

Keep the accessories and embellishments minimal, Garg let the clothes speak from itself. 
 

 

Sanjay Garg

The dominant colours of the evening were red, black and white. 

 

Sanjay Garg

A model dressed in a red sari with a matching cropped top.

 

Sanjay Garg

White outfits broke the monotony and gave a serene feel to the collection. 

 

Sanjay Garg

The designer also threw in some silk and lace...

 

Sanjay Garg

and added some drama with sheer too!

 

Sanjay Garg

The designer steps out with his models. 
Hitesh Harisinghani / Rediff.com