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Meet The Latest Winners Of The INIFD GenNext And R|Elan Round Design Problem Reveals At FDCI x Lakmé Trend Week



Interviews by Akanksha Pandey. Pictures by Asad Sheikh. Styled by Sarah Rajkotwala.

Arshna Raj of Stoïque
Age: 26
Hometown: Indore

Mannequin: Shambhavi Dubey

Why “Stoïque” and what’s your design philosophy?
Stoicism as a philosophy is centred round being unaffected, by feelings, possessions or stature. My clothes is a direct extension of my ideologies, which falls consistent with the stoicism philosophy. With the model identify we try to convey the serenity that comes with being stoic. We create fuss-free clothes through which the wearer can really feel relaxed and cozy with out compromising on luxurious. We consider design must be easy and sensible, and on the identical time make you’re feeling lovely. We create silhouettes which can be traditional and minimalistic. Versatility and lifetime of a garment are saved in thoughts whereas making any piece. We wish the wearer to cherish the clothes for years to return.

How have you ever aimed to deliver emotion, sensuality and flexibility to minimalism which in your personal phrases “is usually perceived as chilly and boring”?
Our clothes is designed for contemporary ladies who’re confident, have a way of fashion, and may make our garments their very own. For us, emotion lies on the foundation of every little thing we do. Every little thing is derived from emotion. Specifically, that of kindness. We select our silhouettes and cuts with the target of empowering ladies to personal their our bodies and put on what actually makes them really feel good, and there may be nothing extra sensuous than that.

Inform us what stands out on this assortment and why?
This line falls someplace between dressy and informal, and that candy spot is what we aimed for. It’s concerning the confidence the garments give the wearer with out taking away from their personalities. The garments allow you to be who you’re, and that’s the factor that stands out probably the most.

Do you could have a specific route in thoughts on your model?
I consider we’re looking for our personal style. We wish to be daring, experimental, versatile, and, most significantly, accessible. We try to create our personal area out there and inside folks’s lives and supply a really private, heartfelt product that’s inclusive, genuine and sort.

How has a level in advertising contributed towards the making of your model? Do you’re feeling you could have a bonus over others?
I believe all 5 of us include our personal strengths. Finding out enterprise and advertising for 3 years undoubtedly influences the way in which you suppose and, as a artistic particular person making an attempt to juggle design and enterprise, that actually helps quite a bit. There must be synergy between your craft and practicality, and I discover immense pleasure in balancing each. My diploma does assist me quite a bit with accounts as nicely.

You lay stress on “Practical. Thought-about. Trans-seasonal. Clothes made with consideration and intention”. What’s your major intention with this assortment?
Performance stands on the core of our model. The clothes we make ought to stick with the wearer for a few years to return and be worn trans-seasonally in a number of methods. We don’t consider in trend and we wish our clothes to suggest the truth that it’s imagined to be worn a number of instances. That’s the intention that we discuss. Each piece of clothes has a motive for being there, which is why we produce fewer items in our assortment. Plenty of thought goes behind every garment. We take into consideration who can put on this and why, and most significantly, the place.

Why have you ever named this assortment “Rising”?
Emotion and psychology are what encourage me to make clothes. I really feel quite a bit and this artistic expression is an outlet for me. The primary assortment we launched, which was Genesis, spoke quite a bit about roots and the hunt of discovering your personal area. The present assortment, Rising, is an extension and continuation of that. I’m evolving and Stoïque is evolving with me. We’re going locations and rising every day. However we have now simply begun and have a protracted solution to go. I consider, as people, we should all the time attempt to be higher and push our boundaries.

How do you see Indian trend evolving sooner or later? The place do you see your self within the subsequent 5 years?
The way forward for trend is tied with inclusivity and authenticity. A world of kinder and loving beings. Folks type the core of Stoïque. I hope to see Stoïque contact many extra lives, by way of artisans and wearers.

Earlier: Ankur Verma, Til
Again to: Pratyush Kumar Maurya, Pieux



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