Bangalore Fashion Week: Get glamourous with 'Marrakesh'

Posted by Prinahata  |  26. July 2011

Among the original proponents of the Indian
‘Nouvelle Couture’ Pria Kaataria Puri stands in sharp contrast to her contemporaries. Pria is committed in creating ‘occidental couture and cruise line’ which is an amalgamation of oriental and western ideas to add inner beauty and mystic to the female form. Her collections are modern in the styling and ethnic in the mode of expression with Asian colours, ancient heritage of fine embroideries and vintage prints playing a special significance as her distinctive area of specialization.

Her label represents, multicultural and multifaceted of women today, who believe in elegant, luxurious, timeless piece of an art as clothing. “Elegance doesn’t mean being noticed, it means being remembered,” says the suave designer. Her latest collection is inspired by Marrakesh the exotic red city of Morocco.

Marrakesh is an exotic glam hip luxury resort wear collection that can be worn by women of all ages and sizes. Pria designs for globe-trotting modern woman who revels in her travels even as she adds to the Diaspora with her own sense of style. There is a wide variety of indo western styles like maxis, lounge gowns, kaftans, tunics, jackets, gypsy, saris and dresses for easy glamor dressing without a fuss.

“This collection is specially designed for the traveling exotic diva who wants to look glamorous instantly without any fuss. The collection has easy, fun, luxurious and affordable classic ensembles which will flatter the feminine curves. Today's busy multifaceted multitasking women don’t have the time nor do they want a cumbersome wardrobe. They prefer everything that’s easy and glamorous,” says designer Pria Katarria Puri who loves wearing her own label and designs most of them keeping herself as a potential client in mind.

“Today women do not want to follow a trend; they want something that flaunts global fashion. And my clothes have a very global appeal. I always keep the colour palette strong and subtle. in this collection I have used colours inspired by the spices and fruits from the souks of Marrakesh in fabrics like silk chiffons, silk crepes, silk georgettes, silk satins, velvet, jersey and tulle vie for attention in an ode to Marrakech’s fine jewelled and opulent textile heritage. The fabrics of my ensemble promises comfort. One can wear my clothes all year round,” she says who recently attended a party in a BCBG dress and when she saw the pictures in print she felt that it didn’t really complement her well.

Pria shares with us a few handy tips that one should keep in their mind before splurging on a Classy Couture.
1) One should always invest in a classic piece. Something that would stay in your closet for a long time.
2) The fit of the garment is extremely essential.
3) A resort wear should be simple yet interesting.
Pria will be showcasing her collection at Bangalore Fashion Week on July 28th, 2011 at 9.00 PM

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