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People in the city: Gaurav Rai

Gaurav Rai is a fashion design graduate and master in manufacturing technology.

fashion and trends Updated: Oct 24, 2012 01:19 IST

Home is in: Delhi
School/college I attended: DPS RK Puram and NIFT, Delhi
I earn my living by: Designing luxury handlooms
I desire in a woman: Honesty
I appreciate most about my friends: Their love for me
If I could name myself, it would be: Abhimanyu
The cause I care for: Education and nutrition for children
My worst nightmare: That I can’t come up with new ideas
How I want to die: Peacefully without pain
My present state of mind: Too much to do in too little time
My motto: To touch people with my design sensibility
I dream to be: Very famous!!
A book I’m reading right now: Many Lives Many Masters by Brian Weiss
My biggest indulgence: Chocolates
Facebook Friends at present: Don’t remember the last time I checked my account
Can’t do without this: My contact list
I can’t stand: Fools and liars
My wildest fantasy: Too wild to be printed
My biggest misfortune would be: Loosing my loved ones
My last regret purchase: Armani shoes
A cuisine I can’t tolerate: Thai
If not in India, I would live in: Italy
I love partying at: Terraces and basements
Beer or wine: Vodka and gin

About him...
Gaurav Rai is a fashion design graduate and master in manufacturing technology. His approach to design is quite experimental. Belonging to a family whose roots lay in fabric making, it comes as no surprise that Gaurav discovered his true calling in making art with fabrics. He has started his own brand, Gaurav Rai, under which, products such as dupattas, unstitched fabric sets and woven sarees are retailed. They have also launched a new designer collection, Chandi ke Taar, which is a collection of rare and exotic kanjeevaram and uppada sarees, woven using real silver threads coated with gold.

Catch it here
What: Chandi Ke Taar, an exhibition of sarees
On till: November 20
Where: Raisons, UG-11, Grand Mall, MG Road, Gurgaon
Timings: 11.30am to 8pm
NearestMetroStation: MG Road on the Yellow Line