Jaipur, the city known for its rich heritage and culture is also recognized for its handlooms, crafts and traditional weaves. Not only this when it comes to fashion the pink city has its own style of doing it, leaving everybody inspired. The highlight of fashion in Jaipur, the capital city of the state of Rajasthan is that it sees an amalgamation of art from different places in the state like Kota, Churu, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Barmer and many more. For fashion lovers who want to see what the state of Rajasthan holds in terms of fashion, nothing can be a better example than the ‘Rajasthan Heritage Week’
‘Rajasthan Heritage Week’, is a unique initiative created to celebrate the traditional artisans and to revive the art of handloom and traditional weaves. The second day of the five day event saw the initiation of Rajasthan Fashion Week. This fashion week unlike others was done with a twist and the pink City would never have had it any other way.
The designers who showcased their collection used fabrics made by handloom, khadi and other weaves famous in Rajasthan. The famous textiles of Rajasthan like tie &Dye, Shibori and block printing were also clearly visible in the designs.
On the first day of the fashion week 12 national and international designers showcased their designs amidst amazing folk performances like Ghoomar, Kaalbeliya and live folk music.
The fashion show opened with none other than city’s very own designer Swati Ubroi presenting her amazing gotta patti work to the viewers. The show saw many amazing designs by the celebrated designer Rohit Bal, Menswear by Ajay Kumar, Vidhi Singhania’s traditional zari gotta designs and the show ended on the high note with Raghvendra Rathore’s collection for men and women.
Rajasthan Heritage Week is also promoting local artisans through ‘Handmade in Rajasthan’ exhibition which is going on at Diggi Palace and will last till 4th December’16. The Rajasthan Fashion Week has more to come with the upcoming two days of Fashion week which will see designers like Rohit Kamra, Bibi Russell, Paridhi Jaipuriya, Ayush Kasliwal, Wendell Rodricks and many more showcasing their designs on traditional weaves of Rajasthan.
We are sure there is a lot more to come.