On Talesha, Look 1.15.24
Crop top with ruffles and organza panels & multilayered skirt with asymmetrical ruffles detail
On Maria, Look 1.15.05
Crop top with organza detailing & high waisted short skirt with asymmetrical pleats
On Amrita, Look 1.15.15
Top in organza with pleated panel & long skirt with asymmetrical pleats and extra fullness.
On Maria, Look 1.15.27
Crop top with ruffles and organza sleeves & overlapping long skirt with organza panels
On Talesha, Look 1.15.25
Long dress in organza with ruffles & short skirt.
On Maria, Look 1.15.01
Top with an organza panel at the back & high waisted skirt with a side slit and organza detailing.
On Talesha, Look 1.15.02
Long shirt with a shrug & high waisted skirt with an organza panel.
On Amrita, Look 1.15.20
Sleeved Top with jacquard panel and organza detailing & asymmetrical pleated skirt with layering.
Aravind Criton. "Aravind Criton", aravind criton, "aravind criton"A.Criton. Fashion. Women's wear. Collection 1.15: Coveted Pleasures.
During my time spent travelling the metro trains in Milan, I chanced upon observing a stark divide in the social lifestyle among the commuters. There used to be the entrepreneurs who seemed to have forgotten to find true love, but well turned out & very stylishly attired- seemingly the go-getters. On the other side were the families in casual clothes, sometimes overweight but hanging onto the arms of their partners - with toddlers & shopping carts. The strangeness of it all, the singular aspect that attracted me, was how one perceived the other to be better and coveted that lifestyle. Often the homemaker would look enviously at the working lady in her slim long outfit, while the working woman, could be caught trying to play with the toddler in the pram and perceivably feeling a sense of loss when she has to get out at her stop. These for me are, The Coveted Pleasures. The working process for this collection started with a lot of visual research to understand and portray this idea. Many artists and their work formed a large part of the research. And then I moved on to exploring the idea using my own media. For this, I worked with large canvasses alongside a model on whom I painted. The experiment was to understand and experience the depth of this idea. Beyond this, the design process took over and through various visual media and other explorations, the language of the collection was created.