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Jaipur's tie-and-dye gets contemporary twist

Posted on Nov 01, 02:34PM | IANS

Designer Swati Vijaivargie Jain has introuduced a Karva Chauth special collection, inspired by rich culture of Jaipur. She has mixed the traditional prints and embroidery with a contemporary feel to suit the tastes of today's women.

The collection comprises of saris, suits and lehengas in bright hues of pink, blue, green, yellow and purple.

"There is a varied range of designs inspired from the rich culture of Jaipur. The collection is made up with thread resist shibori, using tie and dye and embroidery techniques in rich fabrics, thereby making it an international appeal for today's modern women," the designer in a statement.

The collection also features design of peacocks, parrots, lotus and Ganesha on rich fabrics like silk, georgette, crepe and chiffon.

"The collection is meant for all those beautiful married women who are traditionally experimental," she said.

Available at the designer's outlet in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad, these apparels are priced Rs.14,000 onwards.