Satya Paul presented their stunning Spring-Summer 2016 collection ‘Cocktails and Dreams’ at the DLF Promenade Mall, in New Delhi today. This is the latest edition of three collections designed by the first lady of Bollywood, Gauri Khan, commemorating the brand’s 30th anniversary in the Indian fashion industry.
Inspired by some of the most iconic drinks, this vibrant collection creates fantasy on the runway with its bold hues and beautiful prints rendered on casual and occasional wear separates like sheer tunics, dresses and fluid sarees. The line juxtaposes the freshness of colors, prints and silhouettes with delicate lace work and intricate embroidery. The season is an amalgamation of signature Satya Paul prints infused into newer fabrics and silhouettes.
The event included an engaging panel discussion with Nikhil Mehra, COO, Genesis Colors, Ms. Dinaz Madhukar, Sr. VP & Mall Head, DLF Promenade and Mrs. Gauri Khan that was moderated by Tanaaz Bhatia, CEO, Bottomline Media. Mrs. Khan also met with customers of the brand, and signed some of the sarees designed by her for the guests.
Said Nikhil at the launch, “This has been a great partnership for us. In the last one and a half years, we have created some of the most successful designs and we thank Gauri for her cooperation being such an asset to the team.”
Said Gauri Khan, “I love sarees. They are comfortable and feminine. No brand does sarees better than Satya Paul. I am happy to have associated with the brand to design three collections for their 30th anniversary celebrations, and to know that these have been very well received.”
Ms. Dinaz Madhukar, Senior Vice President & Mall Head, DLF Promenade added, “Satya Paul is known for its vivid color palettes and timeless designs. The brand has been associated with DLF Promenade since the inception of the mall and still continues to woo our customers with their unique style and collection. We are excited to host Gauri Khan at DLF Promenade and am sure her new collection – Cocktails & Dreams in collaboration with the brand will be well received by our patrons.”
Gauri Khan’s graceful style is reflected through fluid, leisurely separates that are easy to wear, yet make a bold statement. The collection offers modern, relaxed silhouettes which are perfect for daywear and dreamy drapes with stylized elements for the evening. The prints in the collection reflect color gradients and accents associated with urban cocktail concepts, such as crystalized ice structures and their texture, in a tryst of classic and electric colors. The collection’s color story is inspired by the burst of shades seen in the dazzling cocktails; an effervescent and innovative color palette comprising of a riot of colors ranging from pastels to fiery cherry reds.
Satins and georgettes remain essential to the collection with the addition of flat silks. A variety of embellishment techniques of laser cutting and foiling, with lace, dori and resham embroidery are skillfully woven into the fabrics.
The collection also includes a modern range of scarves, ties, pocket squares, bags and clutches. This season Satya Paul reinvents its accessories with a larger collection of metallic clutches, printed totes, slouchy slings, messenger, and oversized bags. The SS’ 16 range sees a wider variety of Men’s accessories than ever before with the introduction of slim 4MM and crystallized series of ties, including a special range of bespoke corporate gifting sets.
The Bridal assortment offers contemporary silhouettes, keeping ethnicity intact with carefully chosen fabrics and materials with a striking and opulent color palette is. The collection is a contemporary spin on the classic trousseau staples with signature Satya Paul print infusions with lace.
The collection is available across all Satya Paul stores as well as online.