Text by Akanksha Pandey. Photography, styling, creative direction and modelling by Gayathri Mohan
Tapping into the concept of unconventional sari looks are Rashmi Varma and Malika Verma Kashyap, co-founders of online store Kumari Sari. Kumari Sari aptly presents the upcycled/pre-stitched sari dress as another way to modernise the six-yard fabric, which is being reclaimed and reinvented by women looking to detach the garment from its connotations of outdated femininity. And the sari is finding fresh representation worldwide, as can be seen through the brand’s “muses” – Kochi-based Gayathri Mohan, stylist, creative director and face of Kumari Sari’s limited-edition Silk Sssnake campaign and London-based Simran Randhawa, model, blogger and journalist.
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