Utsav Weaves Of India With Mallik Kankatala and Anirudh Kankatala
Mallik Kankatala & Anirudh Kankatala hosted an evening for a sneak preview of Utsav Weaves collection at their store at F – 40, 1st Floor, South Ex 1, New Delhi.
Some eminent guests attended the event like Artist Nupur Kundu, Poet Renu Hussian, Golfer Neelam Pratap Rudy, Padma Shri and Renowned Kathak dancer Shovana Narayan, Dr Seema Midha, Classical Dancer Sangeeta Bhuyan Mehta, Artist Bhavana Minocha, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Shama Soni, Manisha Bhatia, Educationist Alka Kapoor, Artist Kaushalya Reddy, Kuchipudi Dancer Radha Reddy, Dr. Priyanka Tyagi, Fashion Designer Poonam Dubey to name a few.
On the occasion Mr. Anirudh Kankatala said ” After over 2 months of curating this collection and some pieces having taken over 10 months to weave due to which we had to plan over a year back, it is my utmost pleasure to launch our latest collection UTSAV. And as the word denotes, this collection will have the perfect silk sarees for the upcoming festivals. We have prepared a meticulous artistic collection with contemporary drapes by creating fusion of weaves through combining two different arts like Kalamkari on Patola, Bandhani on Kanchipuram, Kota with Paithani, Chikankari on Kanchipuram and many more to decorate your wardrobe. We have travelled the length and breath of India to all weaving clusters to curate this Utsav collection for the upcoming festival season!”
About the Utsav Weaves Collection
We have travelled length and breath of India to all weaving clusters to curate this Utsav collection for the upcoming festival season, We have also created fusion weaves by combining two different arts like Kalamkari on Patola, Bandhani on Kanchipuram, Kota with Paithani, Chikankari on Kanchipuram and many more.
Started in 1943 by founder and first-generation entrepreneur Shri Kankatala Appalaraju as a modest single store nestled in the old town of Visakhapatnam during the pre-independent India period, from selling the saris door to door on a bicycle Kankatala has come a long way and grown a legacy to reckon with.
Kankatala is known for its authentic Hand Woven Saris established in 1943. The 3 generation legacy emerging from the heart of Andhra Pradesh has created an Omni channel presence with 13 stores spread across Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and a strong e-commerce channel that caters to the Indian diaspora worldwide.
What makes the brand truly one of a kind is the fact that it houses more than ten thousand exclusive handwoven saris that are handpicked by a Kankatala family member; this ensures that each saree is unique in its way and only the finest quality products are presented to their customers. Each Kankatala saree is as unique as its patrons. The brand is known for its authentic handloom bridal sarees of Kanchipuram, Banarasi, Paithani, Patolas and it also hosts a variety of other Indian weaves that include Ikat, Kotas, Uppadas, Khadi, Jamdani, Organza, Kalamkari, Gadwal, Tussar, etc. all sourced from weaving clusters spread across India.