Karisma shines in Mekhla Chador

India Fashion Week 2019


Karisma Kapoor looked magnificent in the black and red Mekhla Chador as she turned showstopper for Designer Sanjukta Dutta at FDCI Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week.

Adroit Designer Sanjukta Dutta who is known for designing beautiful Mekhla Chador and reviving the Silk of Assam, showcased her new collection “Morom” at FDCI Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week on 14th March.

Bollywood fashionista and Actress Karisma Kapoor looked elegant in a stunning black Mekhla Chador highlighted with red embroidery as she walked the ramp for Designer Sanjukta Dutta. The look was completed with exquisitely designed jewellery by Narayan Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi.

“I am so happy to showcase my new Autumn Winter collection at the FDCI Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week. It is an amazing platform to promote the weaves and designs of Assam”, shared Designer Sanjukta Dutta. She further added, “It’s lovely to work with the beautiful Karisma Kapoor for FDCI. She is looking so stunning in the Mekhla Chador. I have been working with women weavers of Assam for last 7 years now and when they see such renowned faces wearing what has been woven by them, they feel very proud and happy”.

“It is such a wonderful cause and Sanjukta does a lot of work to promote women empowerment. She has done a lot for women in Assam. She has given 500 women an opportunity to work and make these wonderful handloom pieces. I love bright colours and I see today as the perfect occasion to wear bright colour”, shared Actress Karisma Kapoor.

About collection “Morom” “Morom” meaning love in Assamese, the new collection by Designer Sanjukta Dutta is an eclectic mix of traditional design in modern silhouette, pared down in the choicest of characteristic Assamese Silk, which is locally produced by getting cocoons of a particular lineage of worms found only in a single village in Assam.

Inspired by the butterfly and natural flora of Assam, the new range comprises of Sanjukta Dutta’s signature Mekhala Chador, the traditional Sari of Assam. Bearing the hallmark of exquisite craftsmanship, heritage and intricacy the beauty of her designs is how she has used the age-old Silk and created modern designs including Jumpsuits, Skirt & crop top, Saris with Cape and Pant suit.

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