“Samhitha,” an exhibition to showcase exquisite collection of silk sarees, lehengas, bridesmaid collection, hand embroidered ethnic blouses and festive collections was launched in the city on Saturday. The chief guests inaugurated the exhibition at Humming Room, Khader Nawaz Khan Rd, Thousand Lights.
The exhibition was Inaugurated by Begum Seema Ahmed, Dr Roopa, Devika Madhavan Anbu and Prithi Ashwin.
The exhibition hosted by Shaams Boutique and Antara showcased exotic collections of weddings and festive ethnic wear. The guests had a glance at exquisite collections of silk sarees, lehengas, bridesmaid collections, hand embroidered ethnic blouses and festive collections. The brands Amara by Ayesha and Styled by Vesta had a spectacular display of festive ethnic dresses.
Talking about the silk saree collections, Simi Shankar, founder of Antara Weaves talked about the wide collection of exotic ethnic wear by Antara displayed at the exhibition.
“The event presents works of Silk, Handloom, thread work and trending patterns and designs in various kinds of silk fabrics. The all time popularity of silk is available in Kanjeevaram, Banarasi, Paithani and others also. As the wedding season is approaching, if you are up for decking up with elegance and looking distinct, the exhibition is for you,” she added.
The exhibition brings about ethnic fashion choices that can be coupled with contemporary choices of styling and fashion. The handwoven collection of Kanjeevaram sarees were popular among most of the visitors.
Praveena Shyam, founder of SHAAMS Designer Studio highlighted the details of weaving and bead work that was another attraction factor of the event. “The evergreen thread works of Zardosi cut work, beads, and contrast thread works on several fabrics of Sarees, Blouses, Lehengas, Ghaghras and skirts are quite popular among all age groups. The thread work goes with all kinds of ethnic dresses and are the perfect suit for mix and match styling also,” said Praveena.