Alpa&Reena present to you ?Manadala?
The All New Collection at The Bangalore Fashion Week 2014 [caption id="attachment_230" align="alignleft" width="200"] Alpa & Reena,IshaTalwar present to you 'Manadala[/caption] Mumbai based designer duo (and sisters) Alpa&Reena who have successfully dressed?prominent?film and television personalities?like?WaheedaRehman, Farah Khan, RaveenaTandon, IshaTalwar and Amy Jackson,?make their first foray into the prestigious Bangalore Fashion Week ?this season with a collection titled "Mandala" (or Circle) being showcased in the Garden City on?8th August 2014. Inspired by the Circle, the collection is a symbol?of perfection, eternity, unity and completeness. The Indo-western ensembles epitomize the colors of the seven chakras, or energy centers of our body with one color for each mood: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. A fusion of intricate handcrafted embellishments, traditional embroidery techniques and detailed tailoring have been dramatically juxtaposed on unconventional yet structured silhouettes. However, the showstopper garment unlike the other? vest is represented by the colour white symbolizes a lotus with one thousand petals- considered to be the state of pure consciousness, within which there is neither object nor subject. Alpa&Reena have combined classic maheshwaris, bandhanis, leheriyas and jamawars with modern day nets, lycra and organza highlighted with delicate zardozi, block printing and antique gold sequins to create a regal, subtly glamorous mood. The garments, along with fine jewellery are styled in a way to evoke an elegant yet exuberant statement of everlasting style.?All in all, "Mandala" is a fusion of captivating silhouettes, underlining Alpa&Reena?s stately sensuous style of modern classicism, that has won them such a loyal following from the whos who from amongst Mumbaisfashionistas.