13th September 2021, Mumbai:
Gaurav Jai Gupta's clothing brand Akaaro will present its first bridal wear line named ‘Meen’ at the upcoming Indian Ocean Craft Triennial (IOTA2) fair in Australia this month. As per Fashion Network, the collection includes 16 lightweight lehengas.
Meen, which means ‘fish’ in Sanskrit, features weaves crafted from silk and 5 gm gold plated zari yarn. The color palette of the collection comprises bright reds, golds, magentas, and turmeric yellows and it makes minimum use of decorative motifs.
Designed for the modern woman, the collection was launched on the brand’s dedicated e-commerce site ahead of the upcoming winter wedding season. This month will also see the brand travel to Australia. “We are thrilled to be representing India at (IOTA21) happening in Australia this month,” the brand announced on Facebook.
The IOTA is a curation of artists and designers from countries across the Indian Ocean Rim including Australia, India, Iran, Tanzania, Kenya, the UAE, Sri Lanka, and Thailand among others. The event is taking place throughout the month and, Akaaro will present its collection on September 19 at an exhibition named ‘Curiosity of the Cloth’.
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