In childhood ribbons ‘twined me
Bedecked hair, clothing trim
Now twist and fold to flowering gems
Adorn me once again
Main fabric: Vividly contrasting patterns of hand-loomed Turkish velvet in geometric shades of blue and gold highlighted by an elaborately embroidered silk Gadwal sari hand loomed in India. The base of the jacket is golden silk dupioni.
Lining: Silk charmeuse satin.
Art panel: Original creation of Indian Textile Designer Suneetha/Bhaavana utilizing techniques of figure sculpting, ribbon work, beadwork and appliqué in floral patterns on a patterned background of silk dupioni.
Model: 5'9, dress size UK 8.