Tahiliani, whose line drew inspiration from the splendour of ancient India, blended with buoyancy, lightness and finesse, was all praise for his muse and long-time friend.
“It has been nine years that we have known each other. And what I like most about her is that she has not changed a bit,” he said.
The bridal collection was light and comfortable as opposed to the typical heavy-weighed clothes that brides opt for on their D-day.“I feel there is an overdose of everything now. We are going over the top with the bridal wear. So, we should be low key and go back to basics. That is what I did this time,” Tahiliani said. The colour palette was quite varied with renditions of gold, ivory, jade, red, cobalt, soft blush, powder blue and black.
The outfits featured silk French knots, jaali-work, tiny pearls and minuscule Swarovski crystals. The silhouettes ranged from statement lehengas, jackets, dramatic corsets, lehenga-sarees and party-ready kurtas.The jackets had an elaborate lining of charmeuse satin printed with a secret befitting the wearer a Mughal inspired motif of a procession of elephants.