Nov 21 2007
A bit disappointed in the Satya Paul’s bridal collection. The main complaint I have is that the bridal collection has all lehngas; many of them are the lehnga-sarees (lehngas that made to look like a saree) like the above, but I do resent that there are no sarees there.
Currently, as a bridal wear for a contemporary woman, the lehngas and sarees are potential. equally acceptable choices. I do no want the house of Satya Paul to imply in a subtle way that saree is no longer an acceptable bridal wear. The wedding saree is special and lets keep it that way!
Second, equally strong complaint I have is that the colors are not distinctive and the pallet he has chosen is not broad or vivid enough. If I hadn’t told you that this was a Satya Paul lehnga, could you tell it’s origin? I don’t think so.
May be for bridal, he wants more understated look. But if a woman wanted an understated look, the house of Satya Paul is not the place to go.
The above piece is called Trans, Blue velvet peacock embroidered lehenga with georgette dupatta. about $1,500, $60,000.