India Fantastique: Fashion Volume I

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Combines authentic Indian culture and heritage with modern-day savoir faire: a lavish design extravaganza presented in 500+ pages of specially commissioned photography. For the past twenty-five years, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla have made their mark in the fashion industry by bringing the best of traditional Indian crafts to the world of high fashion: traveling to remote regions, identifying age-old local arts, and executing them to a couture standard in their stunning collections. Their unique designs, encompass details such as Indian mirrorwork and chikan and zardozi embroidery as well as Swarovski crystals. This celebratory publication in two volumes showcases their exuberant talents. The first book displays dozens of the duo's classically elegant, feminine designs, including specially photographed close-ups of exquisitely crafted details. The second volume covers their opulent, privately commissioned interiors, which incorporate art, artifacts, antiques, and vintage textiles. 570 illustrations, 465 in color.

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Abu Jani began his career as a costume designer in the film industry. He met Sandeep Khosla in 1986 and they have worked together ever since, specializing in couture clothing design and dressing such movie greats as Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, and Sophie Marceau.

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