With the summer heat having been cooled down by the Monsoon,theres been a change of pace in Chandigarhs events calendar as well. After recent trunk shows by jewellery designer Divvya A Bhasin and designer Gaurav Katta,Samsaara in Taj Chandigarh will host Queenie Singh and designer Charu Parashar. The show,on August 29 and 30,will also have Mumbai-based label Zooni showcase its festive collection.
I will be exhibiting a collection of handmade fine jewellery,where all the pieces are embellished with colourful stones; both semi-precious and precious, says Singh. Her brand is fittingly called Jewels by Queenie. From contemporary to ethnic,I have created a variety of styles keeping in mind the most important factor budgets, says Singh.
Delhi-based Parashar will present her Autumn-Winter 2012 collection. Styled with a distinct Parisian feel,Parashar says that the silhouettes are fitted at the waist but are flowy. The collection also includes shrugs with metallic sequins and print detailing . Woollen capes with printed short shift dresses with applique work predict the winter trends. The colour palette is bright,with burnt orange and accents of red and golden yellow. Parashar also brings with her accessories like hats with floral applique works,scarves and satin sashes as head gear.