Beauty Fashion Travel

RAIN READY !

June 23, 2016
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In 2009, I finished my sojourn with Milano and returned to my base –Mumbai.

I worked for a bit under another designer and got my bearings re fashion in Mumbai. It was then time for the monsoon season, which is when I first decided to make a raincoat for myself!

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What I did differently was construct the raincoat in the form of a dress, and that was it – the birth of Designer Rainwear in India. That meant two things: I was ready to launch a line of rainwear and I was going to be stuck to my roots for quite awhile.

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There was a lot one could create in the rainwear genre. From bubble raincoats to the age-old reinvented trench, to the transparent and translucent ponchos.

I mixed and matched lining fabrics and accessories, to give the pieces a 3D effect.

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It was one of a kind. I was invited to take part in several shows, events and promos. I was also invited to the unpredictably rainy city of London on a couple of occasions, to show my rainwear.

 

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This resulted in new collaborations and other avenues opening up. I expanded my repertoire and launched designer rainwear for kids and dogs.download


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