Fashion | Sari

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Photographed by Colston Julian
Published: Volume 19, Issue 9, August-September, 2011
Six yards, countless drapes, innumerable moods – seductive, demure, dignified. The magical garment is a wardrobe perennial for all desi belles. For some, it is an everyday uniform; for others, it is nothing short of a metamorphosis

Make-up and hair courtesy: Bianca Hartkopf, Toabh Talent Agency, Mumbai.
Models courtesy: Kanishtha Dhankhar, KWAN Talent Management; Rachael Bayros; Pallavi Das, Anima Creative Management, Mumbai.

L: Pleated sari with metal tassel and pleated blouse, both by KiraN Uttam Ghosh, Kolkata.
Gold-plated earrings, by Eina Ahluwalia, for Breathing Space, Kolkata. Heels, model’s own.

R: Net sari with Parsi threadwork and gota border, by Anupama Dayal, New Delhi.
Multi-dyed georgette sari with floral threadwork border and appliqué bikini blouse, both by Nachiket Barve, Mumbai. Enamel bangles, from Hermès, Mumbai.

Organza sari with 3D roses and jersey tube top, both by Alecca Carrano, New Delhi. Pearl necklace, stylist’s own.

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