Zardozi is Passe! Copper is the Trendy New Fashion Embellishment

Ranjit Rodricks , 23 Jul 2011
A copper-embellished outfit and head-piece by designer Ken Ferns
A copper-embellished outfit and head-piece by designer Ken Ferns
James Bond has enough reason to be insecure!
James Bond has enough reason to be insecure!

Designer Ken Ferns unleashed his creativity with a vengeance when he was recently called upon to design a range of clothes for the annual IIID Copper Awards 2011.

Breakfast at Tiffany's? No, the Copper Promotion Council would be more apt!
Breakfast at Tiffany's? No, the Copper Promotion Council would be more apt!

Held at the ITC Grand Central Hotel in Mumbai on Thursday evening, the award ceremony was organised by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers and The International Copper Promotion Council of India.

Copper, copper everywhere!
Copper, copper everywhere!

Ken Ferns created a range of outfits in colours of jet black and pure white, all detailed with copper embellishments. Even the accessories and head-gear were made from copper wire.

Here comes the bride...
Here comes the bride…

What’s more is that Ken also fashioned the bouquet for the bridal outfit from copper leaves and flowers. Truly innovative!

Designs by the students of Rachna Sansad Design School
Designs by the students of Rachna Sansad Design School

Also innovative and chic were the ensembles designed by the students of Rachna Sansad Design School. Mentored by Neha Asthana, the students incorporated copper into their clothes and accessories.

Pretty maids all in a row
Pretty maids all in a row

Though the event was not exactly a glamorous Page3 event, the fashions on display were quite amazing. We liked!

(Photos by Ranjit Rodricks for MissMalini)

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