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Weiland brings India at NY fashion week

It was India inspired theme all the way at designer Timo Weiland’s fall 2011 collection showcased at New York. Designers Timo Weiland and Alan Eckstein, went back in time to an edged up city of Mumbai.

fashion and trends Updated: Feb 18, 2011 01:12 IST
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It was India inspired theme all the way at designer Timo Weiland’s fall 2011 collection showcased at New York. Designers Timo Weiland and Alan Eckstein, went back in time to an edged up city of Mumbai. The designers chose to represent the Colonial Indian era by-way-of-1960’s British rockstars. Rich jacquards, lively prints, and tiger stripes were meant to give a sub-continental feel, while classic English tailoring were purely ex-pat rock-n-roll fodder. The women's looks were more eclectic-subdued metallics, while techno splatter prints suggested an extended Richard's ecstasy trip.

India cheer
Roberto Cavalli T-shirts with Indian gods made headlines, at the Milan Fashion Week in 2004.
Giorgio Armani put out jodhpuri trousers in his lines, and Roccobarocco paid tribute to Bollywood with hand-painted posters on shirts.
Zac Posen also drew inspiration from India in his tribalite selection.
Nicolas Ghesquiere sent models traipsing down the runway wearing Jodhpurs.