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A PLETHORA OF CULTURES & TRADITIONS IN THE FORTHCOMING EXPOSITION

TREASURE TROVE OF HERITAGE HANDLOOMS

Sailesh Singhania is all set to debut in the national Capital on August 22, 2019, at The Clardiges Hotel.The exposition features antique collection of handwoven saris painstakingly crafted by clusters of weavers from different parts of the country.

Highlights of Collection

Comprising opulent whites and enigmatic gold threads, each sarI was woven painstakingly over a laborious period of over 8 months to match the unparalleled beauty of our muse.

The Kanjeevaram silk saris, that have remained a constant in every closet since the Chola and Pallava dynasty, are given a modern twist.

Design Elements

A combination of age-old techniques like the Jamdani, combining it with Khadi, the fabric of our nation and embellishing it with intricate motifs inspired by modern Japanese art.

Inspiration

The royal Banarasi silk, is assiduously woven with motifs inspired by the sun and the moon, the natural forces upon which life sustains and society thrives. The motifs embody nature and its interaction with the human race, like an orchestrated symphony of life in the weave.

Shade Card

A coalescence of whites and neutral tones.

 Our efforts lie in creating a sustainable world, wherein our artisans can thrive and are celebrated. This collection is a testament of our efforts and we strive to bring to the fore, the sheer talent that our weavers possess.

“We belive in design that combines traditional techniques with contemporary flair using a wide palette of colours. Each of the finest , intricate and exquisite sarees take a laborious and painstaking 4 months to 1 year to get off the loom,” says Sailesh Singhania.

 About the Designer

Sixth generation textile conservationist from Hyderabad, Sailesh Singhania, is going to make debut in Delhi with a rich collection of heritage handlooms, textiles and antique saris. Sailesh’s forefathers joined Nizam’s legacy in 1881. His great grandfather Seth Nandlal took over as the textile minister in the Nizam’s cabinet in 1926. Singhanias work with 700 handloom weavers belonging to 22 different clusters from areas like Pochampally, Gadwal, Uppada, Kota, Pranpur and others.The designer is determined to promote sustainability in fashion, craftsmanship with a commitment to ‘Make in India’ initiative.

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