At the recent Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive, R|Elan collaborated with designer Nachiket Barve to unveil the 'R|Elan Millennial Maharanis ' collection. The show stopper actress Janhvi Kapoor wore a R|Elan marquee outfit comprising a beautiful royal blue blouse that can be worn either with a gown or sari. “Janhvi is the perfect muse. She is someone who has great taste and is well-traveled. She likes things that are comfortable, functional, beautiful, which can be worn as separates,” said Barve.
Inspired by the globetrotting Indian royalty of the 20’s and 30’s, the collection comprises exquisite outfits made with sophisticated, premium fabric selections, meeting a medley of first of its kind designs.
R|Elan is the next generation of fabric, specially engineered to provide dual benefits of high fashion and enhanced comfort. It enhances the royal aesthetics of the garments while bringing in an element of comfort and easy care, to provide freedom from day-to-day hassles of the jet setting millennial bride squads, for weddings sprawled across the globe. Despite the long 'yards of fabric used, R|Elan ensures the 'garment do not weigh you down. In addition to an extraordinary drape which flows and falls with perfection.
The R|Elan fabrics are wonderful to embellish and adopt a range of techniques like beading, applique, resham embriodery and colour blocking. The intricate handwork and the subtle yet striking surfaces are perfect for the destination wedding. Fabrics from R|Elan are made from specially engineered fibres that combine, in perfect proportions, functionality and fashion. Drawing from extensive R&D and vast expertise in fibres, R|Elan is a portfolio of innovative fabrics that does more. R|Elan is Fabric 2.0 and brings alive Nachiket Barve’s path-breaking innovative artisanship.
“These fabrics keep the body dry and comfortable all the time. These are products where you can talk about aesthetics and comfort. They have a nice fall. They are just like second skin. We have products in jet black color, blacker than black. I must complement the designer for putting together this wonderful collection,” says Hemant Sharma, Sector Head-Polyester, Reliance.