Dolce & Gabbana Designed A Saree Taking Cues From This Indian Model!
Dolce & Gabbana exhibited its Alta Moda and Alta Sartoria collections in Italy’s Lake Como this weekend. The collection was inspired by the location of the show, i.e. Lake Como, and the historic waterfront villas and the aristocrats who have lived there throughout the ages, including Italian author Alessandro Manzoni, who is known as the Shakespeare of Italy, were the muses of the collection.
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#Repost @bridestodayin with @get_repost ・・・ Model of Indian origin, #DiptiSharma donned a sari at the @dolcegabbana Alta Moda 2018. For the sari, Dolce and Gabbana took their cues from Sharma. “We have a model, an Indian girl, and we told her: ‘We'll give you a piece of fabric and you do, by yourself, the sari and after that we’ll customise the outfit. We love the tradition. In this case, we love to put our touch on the Indian tradition,” @stefanogabbana said. #BridesTodayIn
While the collection presented was very Italian, it had Indian elements as well, that included a sari and a headscarf. The custom-created saree was floral and paisley-printed, worn over a metallic blue blouse with exaggerated, puffy metallic sleeves.
The look was styled with oversized earrings, a classic gold watch, a small bracelet, a gold crown, a headgear that mimicked a matha patti and a tiny blue bag. A fresh face of makeup with red lips, and embellished flats topped the look!
For this saree, Dolce and Gabbana took their cues from Indian model Dipti Sharma. The designer duo asked Dipti Sharma to drape a piece of fabric like a saree as she normally would. Then they built their custom-made design around what Dipti had draped, putting the classic D&G touch into the good old Indian silhouette.
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walking @dolcegabbana in como,italy for their ALTA MODA SHOW.i cannot explain how dear doing this show was to me.when i went for fittings dolcegabbana head office i was expecting to wear something which might have already assigned to me.but meeting @stefanogabbana and #domenicodolce changed it entirely.they asked me to wear a sari for their show and i was in awe as the amount of love and respect they have for indian culture is amazing to hear and we selected the fabric on the spot styled it and in matter of time it was ready i draped it myself ,their idea of an indian royal princess in dolcegabbana style finally came to reality yesterday at the show ❤️and i want to thank @stefanogabbana and #domenicodolce for giving me this opportunity and letting me part of this amazing collection and in a way represent my country i love you guys 🙏🙏🙏🙏❤️♥️❤️❤️❤️ thanks @women_milano for letting it happen ❤️❤️#dolecegabbana#altamoda#italy#lakecomo#style#fashion
Dipti even expressed her delight in this insta post!
Well, Dipti looks great in this saree, and we love how traditional Indian fashion is making waves on international waters.