By Ninder Kaur
Stalwart of India’s high fashion landscape, celebrated couture designer, Sulakshana Monga, unveiled her Autumn/ Winter 2015 collection from her sought after label, Soltee by Sulakshana Monga on Thursday 28th May at Edgbaston Stadium, the County Ground, Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Sulakshana Monga presented the collection for the very first time in the UK after its recent success at Amazon India Fashion Week.
Hosted by radio/TV presenter and blogger, Anushka Arora,guests at the preview event were indulged with an evening of sumptuous Indian couture, perfectly complimented by canapés and hospitality courtesy of Sanjay Foods.
Speaking at the event, Sulakshana Monga said, “I’m overwhelmed by the amazing response the collection has had today. We had a phenomenal response when we presented the collection in India recently and to see the same reaction here is wonderful. The collection, we feel, defines style and elegance. The beauty of it is that there are colours, prints and silhouettes to suit all shapes and sizes.”
Khadijha Tai, Co-Founder, Soltee UK added, “We are grateful for all the support we’ve received that helped make the night a success. We are thankful to all our customers for putting their trust in us and it was great to see the excitement of our clients over the new collection. We are delighted to have hosted an evening where design and detail was appreciated.”
Sulakshana’s lauded designs transcend the boundaries of seasonal trends in favour of an experimentation with aesthetics – masterpieces sought after by Indian fashion influencers and tastemakers across the globe. High profile clients include Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Ileana D’Cruz and
Sunny Leone, to name a few.
Sulakshana has been the recipient of coveted accolades including the Shama Prasad Mukherjee Award in the field of Art (2015) and the Bharat Gaurav Award (2014). She is one of the most hyped designers to partake in Amazon India Fashion Week and formerly Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week; India
Couture Week; and formerly Lakme Fashion Week.