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'Silks of Bihar' fashion show enthralls audience

Apr '12
It was a visual delight for audience present at the 'Silks of Bihar' fashion event organized by Bihar State Small Industries Corporation and Eco Tasar to commemorate 100th Bihar Sthapana Divas (Foundation Day).

Fashion designers from the state of Bihar presented their collections made of silk, including the famous tussar silk, at the show. The silk costumes included kurtis, sarees, gowns and office wear in various colours, styles, textures and designs.

Designer Priyal Prakash presented her 'Jagruti' collection, which had both traditional sarees and contemporary Indo-western outfits.

Models wearing Shibori Silk collection made using tie'n'dye technique on Bhagalpuri silks walked down the ramp for Mura Collectives, a craft-based organization.

Eco Tasar showcased tussar silk sarees with indigenous designs of Bihar that had a blend of both traditional and modern weaves.

Well known designer Arun Tiwari showcased formal and informal wear that had knee-length dresses, trousers and jackets in shades of reds, browns and purples.

Samant Chauhan gave international look to tussar silk by using it for dresses, evening gowns, jodhpuris and jackets.

Ambapali, the Bihar state emporium, displayed Madhubani designs on the pallus of sarees woven by skilled craftsmen in the original shades of tussar.

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