The history of Kanjeevaram silk sarees originated in the temple town of Kanchipuram. Legend has it that the Kanjeevaram silk weavers are descendants of Sage Markanda, who was known as the weaver of the gods themselves. The gorgeous weave holds a history spanning more than 400 years, with two major weaving communities, the Devangas and Saligars, originally from Andhra Pradesh, settled in the village of Kanchipuram. True to this tradition of combining divinity and dexterity, the weaves are a beauty that enchants textile appreciators and the general populace alike. TheGlitz has more…
Designed by couturier Neeta Lulla, this collection is avowed as Timeless Markanda and derives its roots from the history of Kanjeevaram. Exclusively woven and embroidered by skilled artisans, Neeta showcases surface-ornate traditional Indian handlooms and encourages the promotion of ‘Make in India’ into bridal attire.
Kanjeevaram: Six yards of dream woven in xtreme
This line, with its zardosi embellishments, exudes sensuality and a modern sense of design. It is a very diverse yet distinct testimony to our rich cultural heritage. Timeless Markanda comprises each intricate detail astutely woven on the ensembles as opposed to being simply a lump of embroidery.
Maintaining an aesthetic design with a contemporary perspective, this timeless collection offers luxury and elegance for the young wearer of today thanks to its contemporary silhouettes and traditional touches. Adorned with so much intricacy in terms of its motifs, be it flora or fauna, the collection breaks the monotony and marks its impression towards being classic yet edgy for this new era.