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Monica Shah and Karishma Swali from the ‘Jade’- Day Two

When it is a memorable wedding wardrobe that the bride and groom are searching for, the

 “Bani Thani – Bridal Heirlooms” by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali of ‘Jade’ will bring a contemporary line of perfect proportions with traditional handicrafts. 

Key Elements

·         Giving a centre stage focus to the Leheriya – one of Rajasthan’s artisanal heritage the designer duo presented it in its purest form on materials also from that area, as they merged the work of the Leheriya artists with miniature inspirations to present a unique art representing the roots of the region

·         There was a colourful blend of prints and embroidery

Fashion Story

Inspired by 18th century Rajasthani miniature paintings, the designing duo gave a fresh fashion impetus to the art of wedding trousseaux. Working the rich detailing, vibrant colours of miniature art into their couture creations, the designers presented exquisite, handcrafted, heirloom pieces to create a memorable wardrobe. Introducing a men’s wear line, the ‘Jade’ label offered an amazing array of wedding wear along with hand crafted silver accessories

Monica Shah and Karishma Swali of ‘Jade’ on their Collection

 “This collection has been a really special one for us. The core of this collection is a celebration of one’s inner beauty through traditional techniques and crafts. We are so thrilled to have had the opportunity to bring local crafts like Leheriya to a platform like this! It’s always a pleasure collaborating with FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week. We’re moving into a new world and new way of living, and a phygital edition is something that aligns with this. It also keeps us on our toes in terms of innovation!”.

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