Designer duo Rimple and Harpreet Narula’s personal obsession with royal style meant that they left no stone unturned in making these actors look like royalty – the eye for detailing can be seen in everything from the exquisite embroidery and medley of colours to the traditional techniques used to achieve the desired look. “We had done a show called Maharaja and Co at a fashion week, and have also worked with a lot of royal families of the country including those from Jaipur, Rampur, Baroda, Kishangarh and Gondal. We had the privilege to look into their wardrobes and style them for editorial shoots for various magazines for many years,” says Harpreet. They took their collection of antique and vintage textile samples for their first meeting with Sanjay Leela Bhansali and that is how it all began.
The designers have shared with us the initial sketches to show us how ideas on paper become legendary costumes.
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