Sonam Dubal’s newest edit, Winter Backyard, is now lastly in Chennai!


Delhi-based Sonam Dubal, a favorite with Bollywood celebs like Vidya Balan, Tabu, Manisha Koirala, Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte, Konkona Sen and Shonali Bose; can also be well-known in Chennai. “I come right here yearly, it’s a behavior. I really like town and its vibe,” says the couturier, who started his label in 1999, and is a graduate of Nationwide Institute of Vogue Know-how, (NIFT), New Delhi. We meet up with the designer who’s widespread for his jacket-centred ensembles to speak about his AW ’21 edit, Winter Backyard from his label Sanskar by Sonam Dubal that’s lastly within the metropolis.

Winter Backyard got here out of the necessity for soulful and sustainable collections which might be homegrown. Having been by means of practically two years of hibernation and isolation, I felt the necessity for a return to weaves, indigenous designs and textiles; one thing that I feel will proceed to be a pattern setting assertion within the coming years,” he tells us.

Sonam Dubal styling bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer Priya Venkataraman in a jacket from his Winter Backyard edit


Mapping embroideries from all throughout the traditional silk route and revisiting what’s acquainted for the model, the label has as soon as once more created a line of jackets, capes, clothes, kaftans and brocade shrugs for night put on. “An outdated world ambiance and a sense of festivity that was misplaced for therefore lengthy finds its means again with pops of color in between trendy hues for night put on in maroons, reds, blacks, indigos, golds and uninteresting copper. There’s georgette brocades and classic silks on velvet jackets mixed with interval embroidered and crushed signature clothes and georgette sequined capes that come collectively bringing in a brand new refreshing feeling of hope for a brand new tomorrow and the approaching New 12 months,” the designer provides describing the gathering.

The gathering focuses on texturing and upcycling textiles that includes silk ikat, georgette brocade and embroidered georgette. “The concept was to give attention to winter and winter clothes, however subsequent up, we’re specializing in brighter tones of bandhani, completely different methods of shibori and textured embroideries in brighter colors and hues for SS ’22,” explains the designer as he offers us a sneak peek into his subsequent seasonal edit.

INR 5,000 onwards. On until December 31. At Amethyst.

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