Mumbai, Mar 28: Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee showcased his Fall/Winter 09 collection at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week on Friday, Mar 27 evening.
Sabyasachi's collection was like a storm of Indian traditional designs. His collection included the Khadi saris and salwar kameez with a tribal touch.
The show comprised beauty of India and its textiles. Sabyasachi's silhouettes were a mixture of contemporary with the rustic textiles.
"I am concentrating more on textiles of India because there is so much that you can do here. My dream is to set up a cooperative of textiles especially with weavers. I travelled through all the tribal regions of India like Kotpat in Orissa, Kastakad in Andhra Pradesh and Bagru in Rajasthan. I just brought together collections and wanted to do a collection in Khadi, which was ageing, which are contemporary young Indian women's wear," said Sabhyasachi.
Bollywood Actress Vidya Balan also came to watch the show and found the collections perfect for Indian women.
"The way Sabyasachi dresses up an Indian woman with his clothes, I think very few are able to do it. There is no element, which is really screaming out," said Vidya Balan.
Lakme Fashion Week will be held till Mar 31.
Lakme Fashion Week has received in all 189 applications - 88 for gen next and 44 for emerging fashion designers from 20 cities across the country.