Sridevi steals the show at Delhi Couture Week
The curtains came down on the third PJC Delhi Couture Week (DCW) with a grand show. Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee lived up to his somber aesthetic designs, as is his philosophy. Sabyasachi proudly declares his outlook as - “Personalized imperfection of the human hand'. Deserts, gypsies, prostitutes, antique textiles and cultural traditions of his home town, Kolkata have been a lifelong inspiration for this designer who believes that “clothes should just be an extension of one's intellect”.
DCW was not devoid of that, as Sabyasachi blended ethnic and modern looks in his collection. He took inspiration for this from the five cities. New York, Paris, Barcelona, and Kolkata made their presence felt in his varied style.
Add to that if they are worn by someone as gorgeous as Sridevi. The 48-year old actress looked elegant in heavily embroidered lehenga matched with a black blouse. The yesteryear’s diva is making a comeback with her movie “English Vinglish”. She was accompanied by her director, Gauri Shinde, wife of filmmaker Balkrishan (Balki). She too looked seductive in black khadi sari.
After the show Sabyasachi speaking about the actress said, “Me and my sister have always admired her beauty and for me I think, she is someone who look fantastic and whatever she wears. It was my honor to design for her as she is one of the most beautiful women Bollywood would ever have. "
Speaking about her
looks in the upcoming movie he said, "She (Sridevi) is the ultimate diva and I was really
excited when I got this offer to design for her. One will see her flaunting
different types of Indian look in the film."
Srivedi’s husband Bonny Kapoor and friend Shabana Azmi were also present to see her walk on the ramp.
Earlier, Bollywood actresses Rani Mukherjee and Vidya Balan too have adored his style.
His collection was titled New Moon. It was symbolized with heavy threadwork and hand embroidery. The dresses that stole everyone’s attention were, embroidered tulle saris in white, hand embroidered tulle wrap and textured silk blouse. The collection also consisted of strapless kurti, high-waist ghagra skirt and lehenga. His designs had a touch of British raj nostalgia of Kolkata and romance of Paris. Bohemian feels of Barcelona and glitz of New York.Designer Manav Gangwani collection was inspired from royalty. It elegantly blended western and Indian styles.