Model Watch
Off the Ramp
Designer Fare

Home > News > India Fashion Week > Feature

Why Rina Dhaka loves her own clothes

Archana Masih | July 17, 2003 14:04 IST

Rina DhakaHer fondness for knits is well-known. She believes fashion is about severity and seduction. Designer Rina Dhaka has, over 15 years in the fashion industry, carved a name for her theme collections and her flawless silhouettes.

Here's what you should know about Rina Dhaka at India Fashion Week 2003.

What is she wearing: Cool white short kurta, white pants and hair tied carelessly in a small ponytail.

Where: Mumbai's Taj Mahal Hotel. The Delhi designer arrived in Mumbai Wednesday morning for a fitting schedule with the models participating in the fashion week. The cool cab driver at the airport gypped her -- she paid Rs 800 (almost double the actual fare).

What can we expect from her collection: Holiday 2003. Spring Season 2004. Designs that are contemporary and make an impact. Sandy colours. Will display around 55 designs.A model displays a Rina Dhaka original

The 'in' colours this season: Golds, beige, brown, grey-black, bits of white.

How long did it take her to do this collection (IFW): Two months.

Her favourite designers: She fits best into her own clothes. Loves knits, denim. Is a shoe freak. Likes designs by Donna Karan, Gucci, Mango, Diesel.

What she plans to wear on the day of her collection: Doesn't know yet. Says she doesn't think of herself on the day of her showing. She will wear something functional, something in which she can bend and stitch. Perhaps a pair of jeans.

Share your comments

 What do you think about the story?

Read what others have to say:

Number of User Comments: 6

Sub: Fashion

Designer clothes reveal more than what they hide!!

Posted by anonymous

Sub: comment

plz design some good trendy dressess for broader frame too even they like to wear good clothes and look good and sexy " DESIGNERS PLEASE ...

Posted by shalu shah

Sub: model

hi i would like to c all models , and i like sexy models , in my openion rajalaxmi, katrin kaif r most beautyful . ...

Posted by Kunwar Ateeq khan

Sub: Todays Fashion

I am looking of the fashion trends for reciant times for some time now I all the time i came to reliase that todays designers ...

Posted by pd

Sub: hello

hi rani how are you this is my message please u back e-mail ...

Posted by rahul


Article Tools

Email this Article

Printer-Friendly Format

Letter to the Editor

Related Stories

Nina's Do's and Don'ts

India Fashion Week 2003: New Faces

FDCI, KPMG plan fashion fund

People Who Read This Also Read

Fashion isn't important: Wendell

Carol Gracias' trade secrets

Is the Fashion Week just hype?

Copyright © 2003 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.