Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Sidharth Sinha's N&S GAIA to debut Meta – Modernism at LFW
Sidharth Sinha's N&S GAIA to debut Meta – Modernism at LFW
31
Jul '14
Designer Sidharth Sinha of N&S GAIA with his model arrived at the ‘Curtain Raiser’ Red Carpet area for a photo-op with the media expressing his view about upcoming collection for Fall/winter LFW Show.
 
They have ventured into new territories to expand their search for textiles from remote Bihar to Mizoram via Meghalaya. Through this journey of exploring they concluded upon two yarns, fine hand-spun wool and Bhagalpur silk which post weaving gives a sheer like canvas, which was ideal to be hand sprinkled with silk paint and natural dyes to give the textured wings of a butterfly.
 
Hence, their concentration on this textile as a base along side eri silk, khadi silk and cotton as blends with the involvement of indigenous tribal master weavers gave them hope on their quest for the new, meanwhile in Meghalaya they continued the Dakmanda craft - hand plucking while locking the weft in a fly shuttle loom, with more intricate bold patterns to blend in the old and the new. 
 
Based on the inspiration they have worked on our interpretation of presenting the past in a surreal manner, focusing on fashion, its season and what their understanding is of Meta – Modernism. The silhouettes are irregular to structured pieced cuts consisting of drapes to deconstructions to manipulations of the textiles to give irregular texture emphasizing on the Organic Iridescent textured dyes and decayed surface with crumbled finishes and oxidized perished. 
 
The color pallete we chose is nocturnal darks to urban drama. While being in constant touch with designer Sidharth Sinha's roots he has driven towards western sensibilities and committed to research and development in the areas of Natural Dyeing and Crafts of North East India. 
 
The Brand N&S GAIA means Nature & Sustainability with revered guidance of Mother Nature, entails the fall winter collection taking inspiration from Moths and butterflies that once were abundant in the hunch back hills of Meghalaya. Designer Sidharth Sinha used Nature as a visual source to bring emotion, imagination and spontaneity into the often-uncompromising lines of modern minimalism hence fusing fantasy with nature creating mystical spaces and shapes that can be uplifting and alluring. 

Sidharth Sinha


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2020

US surpasses China as India's biggest trading partner

The United States has surpassed China to become India's top trading...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2020

Coronavirus may shift buyers to Turkey, fuel cotton growth

The coronavirus outbreak will cause a possible shrinking of China's...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2020

Tough for Vietnamese firms to follow EVFTA rules of origin

Though Vietnamese textile and garment firms are aware of the...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

The new deal is better than NAFTA for the US textile industry

Headhonchos, Indian textile value chain

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

'One nation, one tax' is a great concept

DK Sharma, Velocity Apparelz

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Fabio Grandis,

Fabio Grandis

Italian company Grandis SRL has been operating in the textile industry for ...

Marcello Galvanin,

Marcello Galvanin

Galvanin has more than 50 years of experience in the production of textile ...

Ken Butts,

Ken Butts

The mission of Swiss company Datacolor is to empower its customers to make ...

Eamonn Tighe, Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Tiasha Renganathan, Twinery Innovations by MAS

Tiasha Renganathan
Twinery Innovations by MAS

Twinery-Innovations by MAS is the innovation arm of Sri Lankan company MAS ...

Daniel Odermatt, Ventile

Daniel Odermatt
Ventile

Ventile is a registered trademark used to brand a special high-quality...

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves, SS Homme

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves
SS Homme

SS Homme celebrates the craft of traditional tailoring through the bespoke ...

Bani Batra,

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Sarah Denise Cordery, Sarah Denise Studio

Sarah Denise Cordery
Sarah Denise Studio

Manchester, England-based Sarah Denise Studio provides relevant fashion...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


February 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search