Fashion designer Rajdeep Ranawat has launched his spring summer 2017 line at the fashion fair ‘Who's Next' in Porte des Versailles, Paris recently. Taking inspiration from some of the palaces of India, the Delhi-based designer has explored the beautiful structures and stunning architecture of Rajasthan.
"Scattered all around the state, there are palaces and forts which have a uniqueness of their own, that shout out sagas of old glory and exquisite decor. Some of the richness of these can be witnessed through the remnant of the wall art still beautifully preserved within the interiors of most," Rajdeep said.
Using rich silk based fabrics – which are embellished with genuine crystal from Swarovski – Ranawat explored and captured the surviving motifs and elegant colour schemes. Presenting a collection with a fresh take on the vintage wall art of The Palaces, the collection is a blend of the old design with modern applications. Furthermore, the designs have been divided into multiple themes based on the usage of different motifs and colours and named after the six heritage cities of Rajasthan; Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Samode, and Udaipur.
The collection will also be showcased at Amazon India Fashion Week SS17 in October.