A NID graduate in textile design, Ruchi Mehta has been managing her layout residence beneath the manufacturer SALT productively for the previous 3 yrs. This designer experienced the creative imagination cells buzzing due to the fact the age of five when she began dressing her to start with consumers – dolls! Constantly on the lookout for a spark to fireplace her imagination Ruchi draws inspiration from publications, audio, motion pictures, people and nature all around. The label SALT was introduced in London in 2003 and the collection was chosen to be part of the Asian Dreams runway exhibit which showcases Asian designers in the Uk organised by Newham Higher education of Additional Schooling. The prêt -a porter clearly show in Paris last September was the starting of a new period for the trend label. She caught the desire of the prospective buyers, fashionistas and media alike with her collection ‘Kick The Addiction’ at Lakme Style Week S/S 08 in Mumbai. SALT has given that designed a position for alone in in excess of 150 galleries throughout Uk which includes Bottega Ltd, Fenwicks and Black Orchid Ltd. With the practical experience of providing to significant avenue models like Jigsaw in the Uk, Australia and New York, the business has come of age. In India, the label is to be found at Cinnamon in Bangalore, Bungalow Eight in Mumbai, Amethyst in Chennai, the Devigarh Fort Palace in Devigarh and her studio in Delhi. Displays in India proved to be profitable, confirming when and for all that a discerning purchaser in any region, a international entity sans borders
Slide/Winter season 2008
“salt” by Ruchi Mehta
A refined palette of textures with one of a kind detailed embellishment is the hallmark of the label ‘salt’. This year, it extends from western don to ethnic in a journey marked by experimentation with texture and colour. The serene palette of muted tones and colours matched with contrasts and sprinkled with inimitable information provides everyday living to this Slide/Winter collection from ‘salt’. Fundamentals like old ivory, silver, dove and coal are complimented by olive, twilight, misty blue, champagne crimson, ochre and sea. Kantha-like stitches blend with sparkly crewel operate, coarse weaves mix with sheers, to produce assorted tones and textures. Cuff and collar details are exaggerated in stark distinction to the otherwise quick and flowing styles. From crucial coats to sharp attire to gentle saris, the easy flowing selection aims to invade wardrobes all over the place. One particular interesting part of the selection was the printed leggings utilized in combination with chappals and brief attire.
Full Collection By Style Designer Ruchi Mehta