For Natasha Poonawalla, all that glitters IS gold, as evident from the ensemble she selected to put on on the Met Gala 2022. The chief director of Serum Institute of India is understood for her opulent couture trend selections by ace in addition to new designers from around the globe, and she or he took it many notches greater for this 12 months’s Met Gala.
Styled by Anaita Shroff Adajania, Poonawalla introduced collectively the design signatures of two globally-acclaimed couturiers, Sabyasachi and Schiaparelli in a glance that’s finest described as unforgettably iconic. The rigidness of her architectural gold hand-forged bustier is a stupendous juxtaposition with the flowiness and the everlasting grace of the sari together with a trailing prepare “embroidered with silk floss thread and embellished with bevel beads, semi-precious stones, crystals, sequins and appliquéd printed velvet”.
Her stack of bangles are from the archives of Sabyasachi’s Curiosity Artwork and Antiquity Venture whereas her rings are from Bhavya Ramesh Jewelry.
Taking to Instagram, Anaita unpacked the look close to the dress code ‘Gilded Glamour’: “I needed one thing ornate but whimsical, with a concentrate on the waist as a curtsy to the corsetry and bustles of the time, and a frothy swathe of tulle with delicate embroideries in an Indian drape. The Schiaparelli metallic corset as the final word image of a real renaissance in trend, a return to pure extravagance, and mixed it with the excellence of India’s most celebrated designer, Sabyasachi who has infused new power into the beating coronary heart of textile traditions and my favorite, the sari which was Natasha’s imaginative and prescient from day one!”
Sabyasachi, too, shared his inspiration and ideas behind this look with which the designer made this Met Gala debut. “For me, the sari is a very distinctive and versatile garment that owns its id even because it transcends boundaries and geographies. Again after I was a younger trend pupil, I typically questioned after I would see the sari at large world trend occasions just like the Met Gala,” he wrote on Instagram.