“An Endless Summer” is what we dream of, with its beautiful blooms and bright colours that accompany it. The Maestro of Indian Fashion and Bridal wear introduced the world to his Spring Summer Collection 2018 and left us mesmerized. On the occasion of his birthday we pay our respects to this Calcutta based designer who has placed India in the global fashion map and has become every Bride’s Dream.

His work speaks volumes about his personal taste and journey till now. His strong idea of aesthetics and the portrayal of his collection! We love how he places his models in the videos, which looks like they are straight out of a dream sequence. We cannot help, but mention the gorgeous background score used in the videos! Each song has been reincarnated in the most beautiful manner and it goes so well with the whole theme, while celebrating our never-ending affair with the designer.

Here is a compilation of all the videos from the collection!

Whenever I think of Lutyens’ Delhi with its majestic architecture, I think of dusty summer evenings in pre-independent India. I think of ivory muslins, starched cottons, rich pattern brocades and sumptuous embroidery in swirling gold and silver. I have often wondered why? Is it because of those wonderful Merchant Ivory films that I have grown up watching, is it because living in Calcutta never helps you get rid of your colonial hangover, or is it merely a figment of my imagination, triggered off by some forgotten memory from the past? And then I think of the partition. Again and again. Maybe because my father was a partition child. Maybe because my grandmother whispered those tales of survival to all of us gathered around her on sultry summer nights. And I think of the partition again with aching sadness. Men and women scrambling to cross borders, hoarding themselves with all their fineries. Maybe my sense of maximalism stems from the partition and tales of colonial India. Jewellery Courtesy: Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry For all jewellery related queries, kindly contact [email protected] Shoe Courtesy: Christian Louboutin @louboutinworld @cl.india #ChristianLouboutin Video Courtesy: Sabyasachi Music Courtesy: The Sabyasachi Culture Foundation. Rights from Saregama. Location Courtesy: Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad @tajfalaknuma #Sabyasachi #AnEndlessSummer #SpringSummer2018 #SS18 #DestinationWeddings #TheWorldOfSabyasachi @bridesofsabyasachi @groomsofsabyasachi

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The bright florescent colors have been brought back to life in this collection and the only constant from his Udaipur Collection is the use of floral print.

The heartland of India wears ‘cheent’. In other words, printed cotton. As I travel down gypsy trails in pursuit of ‘banjaras’, meander through the ‘gullies’ of Benaras or simply take a tram-car ride across central Calcutta, I find cheent everywhere. Amongst gypsies and prostitutes, the common man on the road, the young and the old. It peeps out as box pleated petticoats under humble sarees, decorates the walls of decadent homes, makes an appearance on a battered umbrella, canvas slippers, lamp shades, ‘mem-saheb’ dresses, badly stitched bags or sometimes even as faded café curtains blocking the view of a voyeuristic eye. And therefore, I have an obsession with cheent. It makes an appearance again and again in my collections, almost every summer. This time as summer blooms painted by The Sabyasachi Art Foundation. In hyper-volatile colours. Printed in fine khadi to create languid kurtas and sarees embellished with ‘tilla’ borders. Combined with reflective sunnies, shimmering skin and dangling chandbalis, they evoke a potent and sexual image of a tropical summer. Jewellery Courtesy: Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry For all jewellery related queries, kindly contact [email protected] Photo Courtesy: Tarun Vishwa #TarunVishwa Location Courtesy: Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad @tajfalaknuma #Sabyasachi #AnEndlessSummer #SpringSummer2018 #SS18 #DestinationWeddings #TheWorldOfSabyasachi @bridesofsabyasachi

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From pastels to these bright, eye-catching colours has been quite a pleasant change. Another trend, which has been correctly followed in this Collection, is the technique of color blocking. His idea of using dual colors and combining some of the brightest colors together is much appreciated.

Destination weddings are quite shaping the future of bridal wear. Taking cues from our heritage, and marrying them to contemporary needs, we at Sabyasachi are constantly redefining Indian bridal wear. ‘An Endless Summer’ is almost a ready-to-wear take on bridal couture. Effortless chic being the buzzword, the clothes are lighter, brighter, measured and sophisticated. Post Anushka’s wedding, the new beauty trend is ‘au naturel’. Colour gets out of make-up completely and dives into clothes. An imperceptible flush on the cheek, glossy and glassy lips, mirrored sunnies, open hair and statement jewellery create the new look. Wear colour with confidence and mash it up with panache. On Her: Hand-embroidered ‘Indian pink’ raw silk lehenga-choli with a hand-printed chiffon dupatta. The ensemble is tied together with antique ‘tilla’ borders from Kashmir. The look is kept young, organic and summer fresh with nude make-up, open hair, jadau teeka and glass bangles. Jewellery courtesy: Sabyasachi Heritage Jewelry collection On Him: A textured white sherwani with house buttons and a chanderi safa. A Sabyasachi house classic. For all jewellery related queries, kindly contact [email protected] Photo Courtesy: Tarun Vishwa #TarunVishwa Location Courtesy: Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad @tajfalaknuma #Sabyasachi #AnEndlessSummer #SpringSummer2018 #SS18 #DestinationWeddings #TheWorldOfSabyasachi @bridesofsabyasachi @groomsofsabyasachi

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Each outfit is bright and yet not loud, that’s where we lost out heart!

We love how every outfit is paired with exquisite Sabyasachi Jewellery and retro shades. Giving the whole look an old world’s vibe.

If there are #bridesofSabyasachi, the man wont let the grooms lag behind.

He has brought the concept of Florescent Bundis for me, which have been paired with floral kurtas and churidars.

Remember the stripped florescent skirt Anushka Sharma wore for her mehendi ceremony? That was just Sabyasachi giving u a sneak peek into his latest collection!

We can’t wait to see how brides work these amazing outfits from their bridal trousseau at their wedding!

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