Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies, Bollywood Chat

India-Forums

   
Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies, Bollywood Chat
Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies, Bollywood Chat

CANNES 2011 ( Index Page 1 ) (Page 92)

LifeOLicious IF-Sizzlerz
LifeOLicious
LifeOLicious

Joined: 06 May 2005
Posts: 11653

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 5:47pm | IP Logged
Freida will walk tomorrow May 19.

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

sheeeGauahargeous_N

ladygaga IF-Dazzler
ladygaga
ladygaga

Joined: 11 December 2009
Posts: 3097

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 5:52pm | IP Logged

Was Sonam's Gaultier gown inspired by India?

TNN | May 19, 2011, 12.00am IST
Email this article
Save this article
My Saved articles
Reduce font size
Increase font size
Share on Hotklix
Share on Messenger
Share on StumbleUpon
Share on Digg
Share on Reditt
Google Bookmarks Newsvine
Live Bookmarks Technorati
Yahoo Bookmarks Blogmarks
Del.icio.us ApnaCircle
Sonam Kapoor More Pics
Surely, we've all heard of Indian designers ripping off international designs and reinventing them here. But it's seldom that one gets to see a reverse inspiration in place.

And so, when actress Sonam Kapoor made her debut at the Cannes film festival recently, looking absolutely elegant in a black and white Jean Paul Gaultier gown with a French tulle sheer drape waist down, fashionistas back home in India felt a definite designer Rahul Mishra's touch in it. Incidentally, Rahul had showcased similar designs in Maheshwari textile in the year 2008 at the Spring/Summer season of the Mumbai Fashion Week. Incidentally, Gaultier's Summer couture line in 2009 had similar offerings. And finally, when Sonam walked the red carpet at Cannes in a white and black bordered French tulle sheer drape gown, the 'Indian borders' inspiration was evident.

Rahul, a promising designer based in the city was only too flattered with the striking resemblance as the design fraternity started pouring in complimentary messages on inspiring works of a design expert like Gaultier. Says Rahul, "In my opinion, Sonam has carried the Gaultier gown very beautifully and it looked absolutely stunning. I have always worked with Indian textiles in the past and borders have always been an integral part of Indian textiles. Indian fabrics are so beautiful that they can inspire any one in the world and Indian aesthetics are open to be used by anyone globally. Gaultier's designs being similar to mine, sounds surreal to me. But it's a great feeling that both Gaultier and me found inspiration in the same design sensibility. Others can see the designs and judge."

Gaultier has been inspired by India in many of his past collections. Rahul's Maheshwari collection way back in 2007 was appreciated in some internation journals.

Whether Gaultier's designs for Sonam's red carpet gown was truly inspired by India or by Rahul's 2007 collection, remains an open discussion. Yet the striking similarities between the city designer's drapes have placed Indian designs on the world map and how.
 

The following 2 member(s) liked the above post:

sheeeGauahargeous_N

ladygaga IF-Dazzler
ladygaga
ladygaga

Joined: 11 December 2009
Posts: 3097

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 5:54pm | IP Logged
When i first saw her gown.. it looked like a hybrid of a Saree and a gown to me.. specially the black border reminds one of a saree.
sheee IF-Rockerz
sheee
sheee

Joined: 01 December 2010
Posts: 8954

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 6:02pm | IP Logged
lol malaika's smile is same everywhere. In all her pictures. even the one with obama.

The following 1 member(s) liked the above post:

ladygaga

-Mmmmm- IF-Sizzlerz
-Mmmmm-
-Mmmmm-

Joined: 25 January 2008
Posts: 16955

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 7:19pm | IP Logged
Katalicious IF-Sizzlerz
Katalicious
Katalicious

Joined: 25 May 2010
Posts: 20996

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 7:22pm | IP Logged
^ROFL! Ouch!Shocked

Edited by KatForeva - 18 May 2011 at 7:23pm
zainab25 IF-Sizzlerz

Joined: 04 January 2009
Posts: 15522

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 7:27pm | IP Logged
THE ACCOUNT OF THE MEMBER WHO POSTED THIS MESSAGE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY BANNED.

If you think this is an error please Contact us.

The following 4 member(s) liked the above post:

Kim75koolchickgremlin.TheDilettante

gremlin. IF-Rockerz
gremlin.
gremlin.

Joined: 17 August 2008
Posts: 7831

Posted: 18 May 2011 at 7:46pm | IP Logged
LOL now thats a classic "Khaya piya Kuch nahi aur glass todha baara ana"  situation ROFL They Discussed,Designed,spended shitloads of money and time on their dresses and how they'll look and nobody even recognized them? What a waste! LOL
 
They should carry a name plate with them from now onwards LOL


Edited by soul_angel - 18 May 2011 at 7:47pm

The following 6 member(s) liked the above post:

ReldaMommytobekoolchickTheDilettantefriends_rock-SalShah4eva-

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Author Replies Views Last Post
Ash's Nicolas Guerin Cannes 2010 Pics

Author: ibelieveinpink   Replies: 9   Views: 1651

ibelieveinpink 9 1651 01 August 2010 at 4:57am by -Zarwulicious-
Deepika Padukone to sizzle at Cannes - HQ Photo Ga

Author: rimple2   Replies: 6   Views: 3067

rimple2 6 3067 01 July 2010 at 9:36am by beena14
which one is the Ash's hottest look at Cannes

Author: surkikhani   Replies: 3   Views: 926

surkikhani 3 926 21 June 2010 at 10:03am by TintinleMechant
Cannes Pictures HERE

2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 14 15

Author: preity*zinta   Replies: 114   Views: 24210

preity*zinta 114 24210 23 May 2010 at 8:20pm by preity*zinta
’Woo’ Index: Hrithik, SRK,Saif,Akki,John

Author: Gracella   Replies: 3   Views: 1025

Gracella 3 1025 30 September 2007 at 5:54am by goody2shoes

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category / Channels
Forums

Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies, Bollywood Chat Topic Index

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index