Four labels that are debuting in Kochi this week
With Tracy Thomas’ bi-annual exhibition returning with its festive edition—featuring over 15 designers—Onam shopping in Kochi is kicking off in style this week. Apart from the regulars at her event, including brands like Delhi-based Atelier Mon, the woman entrepreneur is introducing four new labels to us. Here’s what you need to know.
Kaveri Lalchand’s eponymous label celebrates linen. Sporting flowy silhouettes, enhanced with details such as drapes, layers and folds, this Chennai-based label’s designs are crafted specifically to fit women of all sizes. Internationally recognised, with its collections being stocked in the boutiques of Paris and Geneva, the use of sheer linen is a distinctive feature of K clothing.Details:kclothing.in
This Delhi-based couturier’s whimsical collection titled Wayfayrer is centred around travellers. “Crafted in silks and crepes, this line comprises of shirt dresses, skirts and off-shoulder tops in vintage prints that draw inspiration from the Indo-Western trade relations,” shares the designer, who has showcased at platforms including Lakme Fashion Week. Details: facebook.com/siddharthabansal.studio
This Mumbai-based endeavour by Lajjoo Chothani exhibits contemporary silhouettes created with silks and handloom materials. Expect airy attires with floral motifs in muted shades—such as mustard yellow and peach—from their 2017 collection titled Mrinalini. Our favourite from the line is an ivory kurta set dotted with aari work. Details: facebook.com/lajjooc
If you share a penchant for statement jewellery, check out the accessories by Kolkata-based designer Vasundhara Mantri. A part of Lakme Fashion Week’s Autumn Winter ’17 lineup, her designs, available in materials like rosegold, sports influences from origami and baroque styles.Details: facebook.com/vasundharajewelry