Misha Lakhani’s outstanding Bridal Collection ‘ A Colonial Transgression’
Misha Lakhani presented her Taj Mahal’s inlay work inspiration in her outstanding Bridal Collection ‘ A Colonial Transgression’
About Misha Lakhani:
“I’m debuting at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week and I am excited because they are encouraging participants to showcase heavy eveningwear worn by those surrounding the bride as well.”
Misha Lakhani’s PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 collection ‘A Colonial Transgression’ is inspired by the Taj Mahal’s inlay work, contemporary but timeless silhouettes, the colors of summer going into fall, 17th century embroidery, Rajmata Gayatri Devi, Jaipuri gota and Daphne Guinness’s eclectic way. With fabrics such as crepe, georgette, muslin, velvet, net, satin and chiffon, the embellishments range from zardosi, vasli, marori, doree ka kaam, cutwork along with screen prints, digital prints and discharge prints. Misha Lakhani has used a rich colour palette for the Colonial Transgression collection including ivory, olive, citron, saffron, blush, hot pink, bordeaux and cardinal red.
Misha Lakhani’s eponymous fashion label reflects a sense of relaxed and timeless elegance, striking a balance between tradition and modern, refining the extravagance of old India by fusing it with an international chic.
Misha creates collections that express a unique sense of personal style. Film, art deco and vintage craftsmanship have been lifelong inspirations for Misha, whose signature style is an eclectic aesthetic. The label is comprised of ready-to-wear and couture, and is crafted in collaboration with master artisans within Pakistan. Misha has studied fashion design at Central Saint Martins and has interned with Bunto Kazmi, Pakistan’s most prolific bridal couturier. She also has an MS in Journalism from Columbia University.