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Limerick Presents New Beginnings Reviving Art Of Pichwai

by Team Expresso
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Limerick by Abirr and Nanki unveils their collection titled “Aurora” at The Fashion Design Council of India and Lakme Fashion Week’s joint phygital, seasonless fashion week, slated from March 16-21, 2021.

Aurora celebrates the advent of an invigorating new season, brimming with hope and optimism. As the world starts to heal, our collection explores the recovery from adversity, and resilience that breathes life into our beings.

The interplay of sheers, set against stark solids, brings to life the luminosity and gentleness of spring in full bloom. Mixed crepes and organzas on unique silhouettes is a promise of transformation, the unfolding of a story, new dawn. FDCI X LFW - Limerick (10) FDCI X LFW - Limerick (10) FDCI X LFW - Limerick (10) FDCI X LFW - Limerick (10)

This trans-seasonal collection, with a focus on resort wear, celebrates the rich craft and culture of our country, inspired by the 400-year-old art form of Pichwai that first originated in Nathdwara, Rajasthan. The word Pichwai, literally means “that which hangs at the back”, and refers to a resplendent form of pictorial textiles created for use as backdrops in shrines and temples.

Featuring meticulous compositions, finesse, and a distinct visual identity, each piece is a contemporary reflection of traditional motifs, where prints weave a story and are connected to one another. Sharp linear formations in sumptuous shades of turquoise, pink, purple, and navy find themselves juxtaposed against ancient artworks of lotuses, gently scattered around ponds and temples.

Playful, authentic, and reflective of our times, “Aurora” by Limerick is a showcase of new beginnings, a coming together of traditional prints, contemporary design, and flattering silhouettes, born from the rich artistic heritage of India.



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