Amit Aggarwal showcases ‘Monaco from the Heart of Kashi’ at Lakme FWF’17


Monaco Tourism brought the incredible fantasy collection, ‘Monaco from the Heart of Kashi’ to reality by designer Amit Aggarwal at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017. The ensembles were a masterly showcase of craftsmanship, grandeur, detailing and embellishments that Amit is renowned for.

The collection started its roots in Monaco and marked a spellbinding cultural connect between the lush grandeur of Destination Monaco with the brocades of Banaras. With grace and poise of Esha Gupta’ as the showstopper of this bridal outfit, this association of tradition with unconventional collection created a spellbinding momentous.

Amit’s bridal couture collection called ‘Monaco from the Heart of Kashi’ was a lush story of glamour and style and created a brilliant mélange comprising the beauty of Monaco with the blend of Indian tradition. Banarsi saris, which presented a new chapter in the fashion trends for the coming season; an unconventional collection that is very novel for a brides’ big day.

Inspired by the gorgeous destination of Monaco on the French Riviera his designing thoughts portrayed art, culture, and architecture of palaces and Opera De Monte Carlo, the motifs, carvings and drapery was cleverly matched with the brocades of Benares along with his signature detailing and zardosi embroidery in dual metal and yarns keeping the color palate glistening with amber, sapphire, ruby and diamond which resulted into an extraordinary entries for the catwalk.

Speaking on the occasion, Rajeev Nangia, India Director, Monaco Government Tourist Bureau said, “Monaco is the epitome of luxury and glamour, and undoubtedly one of the finest tourist destinations’ in the world to enjoy the high life. We loved the collection, “Monaco from the Heart of Kashi” exclusively showcased by Amit Aggarwal at Lakme Fashion Week. The style and opulence that his collection featured is truly synonymous with, the fashion extravagance that destination Monaco is bestowed with. His collection was truly in line with the mood of magnificent celebrations and weddings, one can picturise at destination Monaco. Luxury comes with a lot of responsibility and sustaining our heritage, art and culture is of prime importance in this collection.

Mr. Jaspreet Chandok, Head-Fashion, IMG Reliance Ltd said, “We are proud to partner with Monaco Tourism for a third time in a row as we celebrate yet another exciting facet of the destination. The show was a perfect marriage of Amit Aggarwal’s sustainable bridal couture with a fantastic wedding destination.”