Called Tasavvur, the collection is ideal for brides, grooms and their entourage
September 27, 2021: A sought-after Indian label, Anjul Bhandari, renowned for their designs in luxurious Chikankari couture, has unveiled ‘Tasavvur’ - their latest offering for the upcoming wedding and festive season.
In Urdu, ‘Tasavvur’ means ‘a reflection or contemplation’. This collection has been entirely handcrafted by women artisans of Lucknow, highlighting the traditional craft of Chikankari. Perfect for close knit wedding festivities where the bride and groom want to make a statement in an ensemble celebrating the legacy of this craft, this elegant and refined collection features couture pieces with delicate embroidery and lightweight fabrics reflecting rich taste.
In the designer Anjul Bhandari’s words, Tasavvur is a showcase of the label’s passion and the hope of positivity for the artisans for whom this collection spells new beginnings. A craft that has been around for ages, this collection is the pride of the label as it reflects the work that they are doing in preserving and contemporizing this craft form with their community of artisans.
This collection has been created using sustainable handwoven fabrics and includes a mix of lighter outfits and bridal ensembles that bring the luxurious craft into the spotlight. It is a blend of hand embroidered sequins, baby pearls with handcrafted Chikankari in a colour play of pastel hues on fabrics like chiffon, georgette and organza.
The intricate mood board of ivory, hydro, white, old rose, baby blue, mint, blush pink and sage green echo the old-world charm of Chikankari, and with traditional silhouettes of the sarees, shararas, lehengas and A-line kurtas are the mainstays of the collection. There are multiple options for grooms and his best men with kurtas, sherwanis and bandhgalas with finely embroidered motifs, paired with elegantly handcrafted chikankari shawls, making them ideal for men with a taste for understated opulence.