Interview with Designer Sonam Dubal

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Interview with Designer Sonam Dubal

Nath, Deeksha

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Recognizing the role traditional handlooms and designs play in contemporary fashion, we are starting a series of interviews with fashion designers. We ask a set of questions to which the designers send their responses. We will intersperse these with interviews with the crafts persons to get both sides of the process being examined.
We understand that you employ craft techniques and processes in your collections. Which craft techniques have you worked with and why these specific craft forms? Sanskar as a collection celebrates the traditional through styles which have a seamless fusion of eastern traditions with western aesthetics. Since launching my label in 1999 I have incorporated various craft techniques in my collections.The principal fabric used is a hand woven traditional textile - colloquially termed as burrey - woven in south Assam .With this I also use silk chanderi , raw silks brocade and hand woven cottons. Fabrics are layered and embroidered both by hand and machine-Beadwork with old turquoise,
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