Amethyst presents Summer collections of designer Sonam Dubal, Sunita Shanker and Vivek Narang

Amethyst presents an exhibition with the latest summer collections of designers Sonam Dubal, Sunita Shanker and Vivek Narang from 11.00am to 7.30pm at Amethyst, Whites Road, Royapettah, Chennai 600 014. Ph: 044 45991630 /31.

Sonam Dubal : Sakura – Spring Summer 2022

Celebrating a completely different season with spring flowers in cottons and linen stripes in lighter shades of pale like sea blue, sand and indigo bring to light easy fresh airy and breezy styles for our Sakura line to Amethyst. Detailing for this season is minimal, with sequin work and blanket stitch making the fabrics airy and easy for sunny days ahead with frill dresses in jagged stripes in sage and ice cream pink and cool blues.

From the darkness to the light this season is a playground to crafting a new identity of ease and comfort with summer textiles for the day. For the evening off shoulder dresses in Upcycled georgettes, brocades and embroidered light jackets make a comeback with easy crushed dresses to match. Bandhini textures in mul mul and crepe de chine also add to the handcrafted identity that is signature to Sanskar.

Revisiting and mapping embroideries from the past they have once again created a line of jackets, dresses, kaftans and brocade tunics for evening wear recreating Vintage charm for their exhibition Sakura – 2022 at the breezy and beautiful.

Sunita Shanker

IF YOU TAKE A FLOWER IN YOUR HAND AND LOOK AT IT, IT’S YOUR WORLD FOR A MOMENT. GEORGIA O’KEEFFE

Summer once again breezes in the warmth, bright sunny days. Embracing leisure and recreation. In continuation of working with handwoven textiles this summer the collection is easy and relaxed in blue and white – checks and stripes. Inclusion of playful embroidered wildflowers adds joy to the look.

The collection comprises tops, shirts, long shirts, tunics, dresses, pants, overgarments and scarves. Co-ords that allow one to mix and match. For a relaxed and Lazy summer ’22.

Vivek Narang

Vivek Narang has a graduate degree in textile design from the prestigious National School of Design, Ahmedabad, India’s premier Design Institute. He specialized in weave design and worked with printed textiles for the American market, before launching his own label in 1992. Since then he has been selling his creations in leading stores around the world, including Liberty’s and Joseph in London, Zadig in Rome, the Asia Society Store and Lord and Taylor in New York.

His clothes are simple, of Indian origins modified to suit the international market. He uses natural fiber, old-fashioned stitching techniques, manual pleating, pin-tucking and hand-hemming. He is famous for the use of traditional embroideries from India and Central Asia. Vivek employs Suzani fabric from Bukkhara and Samarkhand to create avant-garde clothes. His clientele includes Uma Thurman, Roberto Cappucci and Bianca Jagger. He lives and works in New Delhi.

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