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Fashion Designer Lusano Zakiesato Gives a Modern Twist to Naga Traditional Symbols with Her Spring Summer Collection 2018

No doubt that Northeast India has some of the most creative talents and yet, the most intriguing part is their originality – so pure and raw – and often tells a story that is deeply linked to their roots, that they are most proud of. This storytelling coupled with unique designs that makes your heart flutter and inspires you enough to wear their creations – or create one of your own – with your own story weaved into them.

These are the things that has a strong presence in this Spring Summer 2018 collection by Lusano Zakiesato, a fashion designer from Nagaland. This petite designer has come a long way since her first collection in 2014. “My latest  collection is a modern take on Nagaland inspired details on everyday comfortable casuals for summers” says the designer. Here she showcases her SS18 collection, that brings to life an intricate dream that can only be made in the local heaven of Nagaland.

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Photo: Lusano Zakiesato

I’ve been studying and seeing some amazing traditional inspired designs created by our very own local designers from Nagaland. At the same time, I’ve also noticed that our traditional woven garments and fabrics are rather thick and heavy, which may not be suitable for every season/occasion.

So with this new collection, I wanted to incorporate the beautiful intricacies of  these traditional designs – especially the local significant figures (e.g. birds, our local spears, etc) in the form of small detailing and superimpose them on modern contemporary designs – made of summer friendly fabrics – like cotton and organza silk”

Cotton Swiss dot fabric dress embroidered with Hornbill and bee details (Rs. 3500) Fill form below to Book/Enquire

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The Great Indian Hornbill Cotton Dress with Black Shawl-Jacket Combo (Rs. 4000) Fill form below to Book/Enquire

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White mulmul cotton pants paired with a gingham top – with netted detailing and colourful 3 dimensional flowers (Pant : Rs. 1400 and Top : Rs. 800) Fill form below to Book/Enquire

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Organza silk Naga spear shrug (Rs.1500) Fill form below to Book/Enquire

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Lusano Zakiesato sporting her own creation –  the easy- breezy jacket from her SS17. [Designer’s note : For any order it will take maximum 7-10 days for fresh piece and delivery.] To Enquire, write an email to info@rootsandleisure.com or fill up the form below:

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Designer’s note : For any order it will take maximum 7-10 days for fresh piece and delivery. To Enquire, write an email to info@rootsandleisure.com or fill up the form below:

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