Through his new range of clothing, fashion designer Samant Chauhan says he wants to break the “chain of boredom” that the COVID-19 pandemic has tied to the hopes and dreams of many.
The collection, titled ‘New Born,’ which the Delhi-based couturier unveiled at the ‘phygital’ edition of FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week on Saturday, offers a new perspective on life that had come to a complete standstill last year. of the health crisis.
Famous for his fondness for monochrome, Chauhan said that through flowers and glitter he has tried to create a “balance”, both in design and in life.
“This pandemic led us to live life in a monotonous way. This collection is designed keeping in mind the need to break this chain of boredom and come out with a new perspective.
“All the groups glimpse this celebration. Exquisite flowers with the right balance of brilliance and brilliance indicate the balance that we must honor this year in our lives, ”the graduate of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) told PTI in an email interview.
Speaking about the ‘New Born’ look, Chauhan said there are dramatic garments with rich sleeves, flowy fabrics and sparkling details that give one the freedom to move, get ready for the party, and celebrate life in their own way.
The designer, a native of Dharhara village in Bihar’s Munger district, said he hopes people will embrace the new year with new hope.
“The year 2020 has been a very tough one for people around the world. Some wish to forget and move on with their life without thinking about the challenges they have faced, trying to embrace the new year and hoping for all the good in the world. I want to do the same, ”he said.
The ongoing fashion gala is partly held in Mumbai and online and Chauhan said this ‘phygital’ version has given audiences a chance to see everything in a new way.
The collection’s color palette is drab, but has a sparkle of pastels that aim to celebrate life to the fullest, the designer explained.
“The influence that one can attract is, obviously, the idea of being a newborn that can be understood in different terms and accept the scenario, as well as coming out with the most positive perspective.”
The event, organized by Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), will close on Sunday.