"Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams." -Hosea Ballou
And the collection constructed by creative minds Kiran and Sruti at Aksh, is a story of summer romance, between quaint spring fountains and summer rays.
The collection centres around progressive, fuss free, and easily manageable outfits with a contemporary & fresh take on tradition like interesting cut blouses and lehengas with stitched dupattas, flowy capes teamed with dhoti and tops, long dresses, long jackets teamed with dresses, palazzos with kurtas . The feminine, fluidity and timelessness of the glistening & pure water from those springs gave birth to these silhouettes.
Keeping in mind the comfort factor, the designer duo has picked up soft & fluid fabrics like silk muslin, voile, georgette, chanderi & chiffon and occasional use of net, to play along with the summery easy breezy feel of the garments. Not to mention the extensive use of organza, following the sheer trend. And to add to the much needed grandeur they have used an array of summer silks, which are breathe-able and feels comfortable against the skin. The designer's confirmed, it is their love of natural textiles that dominate their choice of fabrics, while perceiving a collection.
The colours, ranging from Ice blue to darker hues of the same family, from the mints and cool greens moving on to the fresh yellow's which seemed to has been borrowed from the various elements of nature. The celebrated spring blossoms are also depicted using the peaches and pinks in their delicate tones.
Intricate embroidered embellishments with tinges of mostly golds & touch of threadwork and hints of silver accents is inspired by the rich flora and fauna with exquisite & rich shades of grass grazed green, unclouded blue, fruity berry red and peach in the form of thread work. The designers, based out of Kolkata, have realized over their eighteen long years of professional experience, that client's expect a hint of intellect from their collections, emerging from the city of joy. And at Aksh, they believe in complying with the client's choices always.
The presence of Aksh at almost all the prominent multi-designer stores across the country, from Aza to Evoluzione, Amara, Mogra and Fuel to name a few, has consolidated their position as one of the most loved brand from the city. Not only that, their wearable garments teamed with their choice of colours and sophisticated and rich embroidery techniques have confirmed that their work is sort after by clients, stores & celebrities alike, and their latest offering is here to showcase once again their hard work & love for creating something new. When questioned the duo informed us, that summer brides will have enough options to choose from, for their various functions, which finally culminates to the main wedding day. These pieces will surely see a lot of brides choosing them for their trousseau and otherwise.
They say, summer tans will fade, but memories last forever. And the designer duo at Aksh, have pooled in their creative grey matter, yet again, to make ever piece worth the time and memory of their valued clientele, and hence the garments in no time metamorphose to heirloom pieces of art, being passed on from one generation to the other.