"I used Benarasi raw silk and brocade pattis and borders that we weave in the Northeast and created contemporary designs. The fabric was kept as traditional as possible. Although the patterns too were traditional, they were only modernised into chic outfits," she said. Prom Dresses 2012 Anju Modi too reflected the ancient traditions of Indian craftsmanship through rich heritage of Rajasthan. From Mughal angarkhas with draped pants and saris to long flowing jackets that were teamed up with lehengas, Modi used handloom weaves, mainly handloom cotton, silk and Jamdani fabric to the fullest. "I researched for months to go along with this collection and have tried to exemplify the beauty, style, art, craft, music and richness of Rajasthan on the ramp," said Modi. From a Homecoming Dresses of indigo blue to white with a touch of gold, her garments had the rich feel of the royal city. "I think I'm married to handloom. Even when I started my career, I spent days with traditional artisans, living with them and learning their skills. I've been working with these artisans to revitalise the legacy of the handloom sector across the country," she added. Payal Jain, who has maintained a balance of traditional techniques and chic designs in almost all her collections, this time presented a flash of white on the ramp with formal skirts and coats to short dresses and traditional suits. With intricate hand embroidery all over, Jain's collection spoke for itself. "I've always used Indian textiles in my clothes, so much so, that I've now developed my own textiles," said Jain. This initiative, said Dayanidhi Maran, Union Minister of Textiles, was just one in the series of shows that have been planned. "We want the world to know that traditional Indian crafts can be presented in a contemporary way also. I am hopeful that this show will attract the attention of designers, retailers and wholesalers who are looking to source the handloom products for the high-end market," he said.
Along with relishing on various mouth watering delicacies and enjoying the taste of your favourite plum cake, Christmas is one time of the year when you can flaunt that little black dress. The dress you choose need not be black of course, but wearing a gorgeous one-piece Short Prom Dresses is an ideal outfit for the midnight mass as well as for the X mas ball. However, this year there s something that might turn to be a dampener for your plans, the shrill winter that s gripping Navi Mumbai by the day.
As the minimum temperature goes below 15 degree Celcius this week, you surely might want to rethink about wearing that stylish dress of your that you bought especially for Christmas. Claudia Noronha, a resident of Panvel has bought a beautiful red halter dress to wear for the midnight mass; however, she doesn t think that would be able to flaunt it. I have bought this red colour halter dress for the Christmas Eve midnight mass and I really want to wear it, but it seems that the weather will not permit me to. I stay in Panvel, Wedding Dresses my church is in Nerul and I would be travelling with my husband on his bike. It would be extremely difficult for me to travel late in the night wearing the knee length dress. I would have to wear something that is full length. If not, then a sweatshirt is a sure shot addition to my dress which is again a dampener since the entire show of my dress will fade off after wearing a sweatshirt over it, explains Claudia.
It s not just with wearing a one piece, but it s about wearing anything stylish. It gets cold in the evenings and the temperature drops drastically in the night. Moreover, the Christmas Eve as well as New Year s Eve nights are known to be among the coolest ones in the entire year. With Affordable Pageant Dresses many new styles and patterns of beautiful evening dresses in the market, you will be left disappointed with the extra burden of sweaters and jackets. Sunita Mendonca, a resident of Juinagar is a passionate Jive dancer. She and her husband make it a point to dance their night away on Christmas. This year, Sunita plans to go for Christmas ball, however, her idea of wearing a bottle green tube dress along with the beautiful stilettos seems like a distant dream.