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LePakshi exhibition displays exquisite collection of saris
09
Jun '09
The LePakshi exhibition cum sale of handlooms and handicrafts at the Gangotri Kalyanmandapam comprises an excellent collection of textiles and artifacts. LePakshi has brought in a collection of exquisite designer saris in various fabrics this time, which is something different than displayed in its previous exhibitions.

Along with typical party-wear ensembles the latest pattern of fusion saris in chic and trendy designs can be seen in the exhibition. The collection of saris in the exhibition includes a range of semi-sheen saris in attractive colours with zari and zardosi work.

A splendid collection of silk saris is the most attractive variety in the exhibition among all other fine Indian fabrics on display. A wide range of rich South Indian silk with the traditional hand-woven saris from Pochampalli, Gadwal, Narayanpet and Mangalagiri are also available in lovely colour combinations and patterns.

The sari collection also compromises of Venkatagiri pure zari saris, Maheswaris, Hyderabadi printed saris and saris with kanta and phulkari works. Lehngas with heavy handwork is another eye-catchy item in the exhibition whereas Chikankari and kalamkari kurtis and tops, salwar suits and exclusive suit cloth sets from Machilipatnam are the other special items on offer.

Tie and dye bedsheets, kalamkari bedsheets and Jaipur bedsheets are also available in a variety of colours along with the printed cotton bedsheets. Variety of Durries could also be found here, in which handloom cotton durries and the decorative durries are available in tie and dye, interlock and jacquard patterns.

The exhibition is also witnessing a high demand for cloth wall hangings with appliqué work, embroidered items and crochet lace from Naraspur.

Leather utility goods, bags and wallets are available along with a wide variety of jute products including bags and chappals. Cute and classy ornament bags made of soft cloth are on offer. Khadi and silk material, towels and napkins were the other items to look out for.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

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