Evoluzione presents Indian Festive Collection “JAAMA”
by Rahul Mishra
Evoluzione presents Indian Festive Collection ‘Jaama’ by Rahul Mishra. Rahul displays the finest and playful motifs on handlooms like Genda phool, patti chinaar & mogra. This is engineered to perfection with a process like Hand-embroidery on the loom, thus illustrating the Splendor of Weaves in a new Avatar. Long Kurtas & Kalidaars are constructed with a great deal of detail and finesse. The silhouettes are borrowed from ancient attire of great Mughals, which are tailored with modern precision. To celebrate the spirit of Festivity, they bring to you an eclectic mix of exclusively Kashmiri embroideries and magic of Handlooms in form of Sarees, Lehenga, Kutras and Kalidaars.
About Rahul Mishra
Rahul Mishra, Post Graduate from NID was described as “the talent to watch out for” by French fashion doyen Didier Grumbach. He won the Best Student Designer award and followed it by winning the Pride of NID. Rahul went on to be the first Non – European Designer to win the prestigious Scholarship at the Istituto Marangoni, Milan.
Much rewarded and awarded, Rahul was voted as MTV Youth Icon for year 2009, further for the same year he went on winning the INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER OF THE YEAR award in the most Commercial Design category at the IAF (International Apparel Federation) annual convention held in Netherlands. For the same year, he was featured in the list of top 20 young Indians who would shape India's future for VISION-INDIA 2020.
In 2010, he was amongst top 9 International Artists invited by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to be a part of the prestigious landmark exhibition titled “Transformation: Material | Magic | Memory”.
In 2011, a documentary film on Handlooms of India, made for National Geographic Channel profiled his philosophy and work. This film was made in collaboration with UNESCO & Ministry of Textiles, India. Rahul Mishra is known for his contribution to Indian handlooms, is continuously working on empowering and employing Indian Craft Community through his sustainable design interventions.
For the year 2012, Cotton Council International named him “BEST WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER” and he has been also nominated for prestigious “INTERNATIONAL WOOLMOARK PRIZE”
The collection will be showcased on 12th January, 2013 from 11 am onwards at Evoluzione, No 3, Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 6000034. For further details contact: 044 2833 3627.