Anita Dongre collaborates with Tencel for A Summer Reverie
The collection with be showcased at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019
Collaborating with Tencel for the first time, Anita Dongre has draws inspiration from ‘the first rays of summer’ for her showcase at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2019. Titled A Summer Reverie, the line uses the pathbreaking fabric that is said to be light and pleasant on the skin, with features such as natural origin, sustainable production, long lasting softness, breathability and biodegradability.
“Sustainable textiles are the need of the hour and we look forward to partnering with Tencel to create designs in fabrics that are produced with zero impact on the environment,” the designer was quoted as saying.
To be held at Taj Lands End in Mumbai, the show will see a range of jumpsuits, maxi dresses, crop tops, lehengas and skirts fashioned out of Tencel blended with silk and satin. Boasting light and flowing silhouettes, the collection has a cheerful colour palette with hues like yellow, apricot, seafoam, surf blue, onion pink and blush taking centrestage. One can also expect floral prints in pista green, marigold yellow, misty blue, champagne pink and lavender. The menswear line too uses Tencel and comprises kurtas and bundis bearing colourful prints.