Chandigarh, October 31, 2014: The Wedding Season is approaching and there will be a surfeit of marriages seen in November & December. So Wedding Haute Couture specialists are readying themselves to cater to demand for Bridal Wear from both within North India as well as the Diaspora.
To give Wedding shoppers an option of picking up ‘What’s in’ this Marriage Season, Couturier Rupam K. Grewal who owns the label Jaamawar Minx (JM), unveiled her Wedding collection at JM’s chic outlet in Elante Mall, Chandigarh. Says Rupam, “The Indian wedding is a grand affair with the bride being the focus at many events preceding the D-Day as also following tying of the nuptial knot. There is a trend towards long & flowy designer wear for Weddings and associated events this season. My latest collection for the Wedding season caters to this demand being made by young would be brides.”
Keeping in mind the kind of Couture that customers are looking for this season, Jaamawar Minx’s latest Wedding ensemble was showcased. The highlight of the range certainly are different styles of ‘Shararas’. The attractive pieces shown -- included long jacket types with front open & those that boast of intricate ‘Zardozi’ work. The there are Short shirts with embroidered Shararas. The fabric used is Georgette & Silk. Then there are Indo Western long collar shirts with Sharara Pants, even the collars have beautiful handwork done. The entire collection has a nice mix of traditional as well as Indo-Western Wedding Couture available. Beautiful Wedding bridal suits and Lehengas too are part of Rupam’s Bridal collection. The work on these which mainly is ‘Gotta Patti’, ‘Zardozi’ & ‘Aari’ provides the collection a ‘bling’ that certainly gives the wearer a feeling that she is adorned in something that’s ethereal.
The event also saw Preeti Choudhary, a beautiful young would be bride who is tying the nuptial knot on Nov 3, displaying the customised Lehenga that Rupam has crafted. Says Preeti, “I have got my wedding trousseau done from Jaamawar Minx. My wedding day dress is a beautiful Lehenga with an attractive combo of colours. I am looking forward to wearing it.”
A session was organized in which select journalists were shown designer & tasteful trousseau boxes—also called ‘Hope Chests’, these are used by would be brides to neatly pack her Wedding dress, jewellery and other knick knacks that she will require in her new home. Rupam Kaur Grewal’s collection presented a peek into what the ‘bridal trousseau’ will look like in the upcoming marriage season. It is noteworthy that Rupam has been instrumental in bringing the humble Patiala Salwar centre stage, by developing a stunning piece of creativity & design – the famed Jaamawar Minx Salwar.
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