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Magic in Maheshwari: Krishna Mehta's beautiful new collection

Last updated on: March 15, 2014 09:21 IST

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The veteran designer turned to the traditional Madhya Pradesh weave for her latest collection.

Krishna Mehta has worked with several Indian textiles -- those from Bhagalpur and Pochampalli and from Manipur to Varanasi.

For her most recent collection, the veteran designer sought inspiration from Maheshwari -- the traditional Madhya Pradesh weave.

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Image: A model in a Krishna Mehta creation
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Mehta's collection was a tribute to the traditional Indian weaves and it included everything from fluid pants and flared skirts to comfortable comfy tunics and swirling scarves.

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Also featured in the collection was the six-yard sari to which the designer lent her distinct sensibility.

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The colour palette ranged from the basic blacks and whites and moved to oranges, fuchsias, aquas, indigos and purples.

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Menswear featured sheer kurtas, cropped pants and unlined jackets besides front buttoned kurtas and unstructured bundgalas (as seen here).

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The collection received a warm applause. Seen here is Krishna Mehta at the end of her show. 


Image: Designer Krishna Mehta on the ramp with models
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