The Aamby Valley Indian Bridal Week 2011 starts on Friday, September 23. 13 well known Indian Designers will showcase their new bridal designs and accessories.
The Designers are (in order of last name):
Adarsh Gill has been designing clothes since the 70s. She was among the early Indian designers who took their designs to a Western audience. Until the 90s she was based out of New York and Paris, before moving full time to India. Adarsh Gill is famous for fusing traditional Indian embroidery with contemporary styles. Adarsh Gill also designs sofa sets, beds, dining tables and accessories such as vases and tea sets. Ms Gill has a store in Delhi and Mumbai.
Bhairavi Jaikishan is the daughter of designer Pallavi Jaikishan and famous music director, Jaikishan. Bhairavi and her mother Pallavi collaborate together. Bhairavi has introduced a Western touch to her mother’s exquisite Indian designs. Bhairavi has also been responsible for introducing Western men’s and women’s wear and household linen to their repertoire. Both Bhairavi and her mother are credited with the innovative use of Chinese, pearl and Zardosi embroidery. The duo also use interesting fabrics like silk, organza, brocade and velvet.
Pallavi Jaikishan has been designing clothes for over 36 years. Her style is classic and elegant. In the recent past she has showcased exquisite bridal wear using Indian designs and fabrics such as Chantilly lace, crepes, satin, sequins, velvet, chiffons and Georgette. Pallivi Jaikishan’s designs are ideal for a bride who is looking for a mix of ethnic Indian design and sophistication. Pallavi was married to the late music director Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal (of Shankar Jaikishan fame).