Ace designer Anita Dongre recently launched her newest collection – Homage. It is a collection that is an ode to India’s rich architectural history that is intertwined with celebrating the wearer’s core philosophy and emotions. Homage by Anita Dongre is a tribute to the individuality and strength of every woman forging her own path. The designer depicts these stories with India’s rich craftsmanship of Pichhwai work on Bandhini and Benaras.
Check Out This Magnificent Collection – Homage By Anita Dongre That Will Leave You In Awe:
All About The Collection – Homage By Anita Dongre
Homage by Anita Dongre is a celebration of a core philosophy that every garment is honoured by its wearer. The entire collection is inspired by India’s traditional art and architecture, it is then created for a muse who defies the pressure to either conform to or break free of societal expectations. Homage by Anita Dongre is an ode to India’s rich history that includes the art and architecture of Sindh, it is infused with colour and cultural vibrancy. The collection reinterprets motifs and details in a range of crafts and techniques including Bandhini and Benarasi.
The collection spotlights alchemical shapes and patterns that transcend time. In fact, to showcase the inclusivity and variety of cultures and stories, Anita Dongre bought about young women as her muse. The juxta-positioned curves of creativity, balance, grace and self-identity in this collection are brought to life by Serena Jethmalani, Tiana Taraporvala, Sara Tendulkar, Rhea Kuruvilla and Alaviaa Jaaferi – that also play muse to the designer.
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Sara Tendulkar Turns Muse For Anita Dongre’s Homage Collection
Anita Dongre turned Sara Tendulkar – Sachin Tendulkar’s daughter into her gorgeous muse for this collection. Sara, who has a strong love for biosciences research, casts a bright light on etchings that convey neglected yet unique tales. With her organisational skills and intuitive mind, Sara has contributed in the development of skincare products with an international company.
Sara wore the stunning Omera lehenga set featuring multi-colored floral motifs hand-embroidered on raw silk, with accents of gota patti and sequins.
She also decked up in the light as air Swargam gharara set. Showcasing the designer’s signature floral print with sequin accents, it is easy to wear and young at heart.
A stylish silhouette that offers ease and elegance, Sara wore the classically beautiful Pariza gharara set. Embroidered and embellished with zardozi and sequins on sustainable fibre, it is the best of the old and new.
Art Marketing And PR – Rhea Kuruvilla Flaunts Anita Dongre’s Lehenga
Rhea Kuruvilla who works in art marketing and PR recognises how the industry of art is heavily dominated by men. She has made it her mission to advocate harder for female-identifying South Asian artists, curators, and critics. It is her energy that brings the pieces in this collection inspired by tangible reminders of lives past- the documented and undocumented to the present. Rhea Kuruvilla appeared like a regal queen in the resplendent in the Bhramana lehenga set handwoven in Benaras.
The bespoke floral motifs in metallic accents and gota patti are handcrafted by master artisans to create magic in Benarasi. Rhea beautifully embroidered names of her beloved grandparents on her dupatta to serve it as a tribute to the joy and blessings they have brought to her life.
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Young Attorney – Serena Jethmalani Wears Homage By Anita Dongre
Serena Jethmalani, a young attorney whose interest is at the confluence of law and human rights, brings to life the juxtaposed curves of architecture and their linear historical ruin. Her passion lies in the intersection of law and human rights and it is her mission to bring about societal change.
Serena wears the Gahina lehenga set and looks like her fierce self! The set is embellished with floral and geometric motifs in fine golden cord. It is perfect for the modern bride, who wants to pay homage to her traditional roots.
Artist And Musician – Tiana Taraporvala Models For The Homage Collection
Artist and musician Tiana Taraporvala states that she uses music as a medium to make people feel an emotional catharsis through her stories. She dons the geometry and play of color on ancient tiles with a stunning Qirat lehenga set that has a gorgeous affirmation embroidered.
Tiana got her story embroidered on the unwavering belief in her grandmother’s favorite affirmation – “Miracles will follow. Miracles and wonders will never cease.”
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Fashion Influencer And Entrepreneur – Alaviaa Jaaferi In Anita Dongre Lehenga
Alaviaa Jaaferi, a fashion influencer, and entrepreneur lends her charm to highlight the transience of time – in architecture and human will. She uses her style to emphasize the design is to celebrate craft and color and that it is perfect for every occasion.
Alaviaa donned a green Iara lehenga set that had a flowery heavy pattern. It is covered in patchwork motifs, brought alive with sequins and embroidery.
Check Out These Other Exclusive Outfits From Homage By Anita Dongre!
Apart from these exclusive custom-made pieces, designer Anita Dongre showcased some more amazing outfits. Shot at the breath-taking Six Senses Fort Barwara in Rajasthan, ‘Homage’ by Anita Dongre features hand-painted Pichwai, signature gota patti, handwoven Banarasi, and Bandhani, in a rich palette of forest greens, blush pinks, fiery reds, sunset purples, and soothing creams and blues.
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