That's why designer Abhinav Mishra had six Indian princesses play muse for his latest collection, Phiroza, and the magnificence of it all has us swooning.
Six princesses from all over the country came together to create this majestic shoot and WOW!
Speaking about the collection Mishra said, "PHIROZA is the coming together of my vision to modernize Indian craftsmanship. The collection is a re-imagination of Indian royalty and reflects the dynamic and evolved sensibilities of the strong independent woman of today. The collection infuses a fresher more upbeat aesthetics into traditional artisanal methods of creating clothes. Designing for the young Indian woman who is a unique amalgamation of the dynamic contemporary world and her Indian heritage."
Mokishita is the daughter of Rajkumar Vijit Singh of Jaipur, owner of the Rambagh Palace and Ambika Singh is from the erstwhile royal family of Srimathura. Shivangini is the daughter of Kanwar Pradip Singh of Gamph (Saurashtra), Gujarat. Devyani is from Ghanerao and Shambhavi is also from Gujarat. Divya is royalty from Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, even her mother is from the Rana family of Nepal.
The collection reflects modern women who come from a background of culture and heritage but are fiercely independent in their own right. It's a blend of heritage as well as contemporary style, perfect for the urban Indian girl. Here are the pictures