Gaurang Shah AW15 for Bangalore Fashion Week

The craftsmanship of the length and breadth of India came alive in the collection of Gaurang Shah at the AW15 edition of Bangalore Fashion Week. He showed us how one could successfully encompass a flavor of every state of India in just one collection.

Gaurang Shah, well know for his signature style of heritage Patanpatola Sarees, explored variations in handwoven fabric such as Jamdhani and Khadi along with variations in embroidery such as Parsi and Chikankari for this collection.

The gallery depicts the different pieces of the collection, focusing on identifying the types of sarees and highlighting the details.Kalamkari

Kanjeevaram Saree

Uppada Saree

Paithani (4)

Parsi Saree Embroidery

Paithani  Saree

Paithani Saree

Banarasi Saree

PatanPatola Saree Gaurang Shah

Kathak Gaurang Sha
A stunning Kathak performance to accompany the show
Gaurang Shah takes the final bow

The colorful collection showcased the rich and varied heritage of India. What stood out was the innovation in draping and translation of heritage into contemporary forms.

Which piece in the collection appealed the most to you? Do let me know in the comments below, I would love to hear!

Picture Source – BangaloreFashionWeek


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