Even though I am not one of those over enthusiastic dressers, Cecile d’Ascoli’s line of pure fabrics seemed like one of the most obvious choices to me this summer. French at heart but Jew by birth, she met her husband 9 yrs ago at the Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi, when their common friend introduced them to each other for sourcing Indian fabrics and embroideries. Destiny played its part well since now she is settled in the same country which helped her establish her work elsewhere and also find her soul mate.
A discovery through one of my jaunts to a Christmas fair in the diplomatic circles of Delhi; costume jewellery line cvh studio by a German designer Claudia von Hansemann. Right up our alley; these objects of instant gratification are fast becoming a rage, encouraging all fashionistas to be it.