The interesting use of color has a blend of traditional Indian tones along with unusual vintage tones inspired by the ceiling frescos of the 15-17th centuries. To create an interesting variety of cut and colour, the collection has a wide range of jewel tones, vintage pastels, Indian reds, wine, blush pinks, watermelon, mood grey, powder blue, navy, muted olive, dusty mint, fennel green, emerald, almond beige and vintage cream.
The Shyamal & Bhumika Couture 2019 collection is a celebration of ‘India to the World’ giving employment to several artisans and craftsmen, maintaining a connect between their global muse of today and India’s age old craft techniques.
For the Renaissance Muse collection, Shyamal and Bhumika have collaborated with Jewels of Jaipur. Noor jahan is an epitome of beauty and grace. A visionary ruler of patron of art and an exceptional jewelry designer- She was a woman ahead of her time. The queen’s life story inspired Jewels of Jaipur to create an intricately designed bridal jewelry collection, Annora which will be showcased on the runway with Shyamal & Bhumika’s Couture Collection. The collection consists of precious stones like emerald, sapphires and rubies with polki jewellery made in 18kt yellow gold.
Speaking about their collaboration with India Couture Week 2019, Shyamal & Bhumika said “We are very excited to showcase our couture collection ‘The Renaissance Muse’ at India Couture Week 2019. This collection is extremely special to us, we have utilised the most elaborate embroideries in couture. We’ve worked towards modernising the Indian traditional crafts that is showcased through our handworked embroideries. It is an attempt to give a better modernising outlook through trend centric offerings and a timeless iconic bridal look inspired from our love for colour, texture, meadows and gardens. Our collection signifies a wonderful connection between conventional and present day India.”
Bollywood star Kiriti Sanon on this occasion added, “I am really excited to have been Shyamal & Bhumika’s muse this year. With their distinct vision and stunning craftsmanship, they have carved a special place in my heart. I resonate with their designs truly capture the essence of Indian romanticism, like no other. The Shyamal Bhumika woman is someone who is full of complexities while being strong and in touch with her femininity. She confidently takes on life with a deep-rooted pride in her heritage and culture, seamlessly adapting to contemporary times.”