With two consecutive nominations for the International Woolmark Prize [IWP] within the India and Middle East Nominees for 2015/16 and two nominations for this year’s Lux Style Award 2015 [Best Fashion Design Prét and Bridal], Sania Maskatiya announce the showcase of their fall/winter bridal and trousseau collection, “Afsaneh” on day 1 of the 5th PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week.
For this showcase, Sania Maskatiya also announces their collaboration with renowned jeweler Reama Malik of GOLD as the official jewellery partner with Nine West as the collections’ official footwear partner and an exclusive music-mix by Dj Shah Munir.
“Afsaneh” draws inspiration from the grandeur of times bygone and celebrates the sub continents’ rich cultural heritage by combining centuries old embroidery techniques with luxurious fabrics. “Afsaneh” endeavours to stay true to the brands signature aesthetic of presenting a host of separates in both contemporary and traditional silhouettes in contrasting patterns and materials of rich jewel tone velvets, brocades and whimsical nets. The collection consists of intricate thread work techniques of zardozi, aari, and shimmering textures of sequins and beadwork that have been employed to evoke the romance of the East and to present a unique take that aspires to appeal to the modern bride.