Designer Raman Khanna's spring summer collection 2016


From opulent lehengas to modern-day minimalist silhouettes

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 With the blissful season of spring and summer approaching, Vandy Mehra hosted a preview for Designer Raman Khanna at SBJ, Karol Bagh.

Being a romantic at heart, designer Raman Khanna’s spring summer collection'16 is inspired by romance and thus he showcased long flowy gowns in light breezy fabrics and pastel shades, very delicately embellished with stones and thread, a perfect for the season.

SBJ gave an opportunity to the visitors to meet the designer and view his couture collection; from opulent lehengas to modern-day minimalist silhouettes. With the unveiling of the collection by Raman Khanna, he said “My collection celebrates the female form and makes her feel feminine yet confident. The latest bridal collection is also all set to make any woman feel and looks like a maharani from the golden era”

He quotes from a British novelist "Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze’

In his ensemble she transcends into a different world of royalty, he uses rich fabrics with embroidery techniques such as 'dabka mukesh aari etc. to adorn the lehengas and odhnis. The colour palette is mostly of vibrant reds and gold adding a sophisticated modern feel to the garments.

"The collection has brought traditional trends back to India. It is good to see the techniques such as dabka mukesh aari." Ethnic look is back in fashion so is gotta pati work, mukesh, sequins, stones in dabka and resham, crystal and Moghul motifs in understated shimmer. Patch work in solid colours is also in trend and for the contemporary women, says Vandy Mehra, Director, SBJ.

Flowing fabrics, exquisite detailing and dramatic drapes came together at this exotic preview to create designs that are alluring, unique and oh-so fabulous! It was a happening preview indeed filled with the best of luxury fashion.

About Raman Khanna

A fashion designer with over 25 years of experience in Indian formal wear and couture, Raman Khanna experiments and takes inspiration from the rich Indian heritage and craft to elements from nature. His collections are a combination of rich and royal colors, exclusive motifs and diverse textiles.

His journey started with a visit to an embroidery workshop very early on in his life. As the interest and passion for art and design grew, he took to it as a medium to express his ideas. Embroidery is now his forte, and to him it means “painting by needle”. 

About SBJ

Conceptualized with an ambition and passion towards fashion, Study by Janak, with a legacy of close to 30 years, has carved a special niche in the world of designer occasion wear as well as made to measure bespoke suits, in India.

Lanched in the year 1986, the brand is the brain child of Mr. Manoj Mehra, CMD, who after witnessing a huge lacuna in the men’s formal and occasion wear domain, entered the same with only one vision - Being the pioneer in offering stylized formal and occasion wear for the discerning Indian man.  Even though the brand started as a store that offered traditional wear for men, these days, SBJ are proud to say that they are a one stop solution for occasion wear and wardrobe wear, for both men as well as women.



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