Ace Indian couturier JJ Valaya has straddled the world of interiors, photography and art with ease. Aekta Kapoor talks to the man behind the magic.
In the past two decades, the fashion industry has no doubt matured and developed a more organised infrastructure of fashion weeks, commercially driven ramp shows and a backbone of PR managers, professional stylists and choreographers. But another factor has taken firm root along the warp and weft of Indian fashion: the star power of Bollywood.
When does fashion go from inspiration to cultural appropriation? Can one go ‘too far’ in design and creativity?
After dressing up brides for D-day and fashionistas for red-carpet events, top Indian fashion designers are now getting into another kind of long-term commitment—by plunging merrily into wedding design.