Lalit Dalmia gave a whole different feel to the evening with his Indian yet tech infused collection and won hearts. Talking about his premier collaboration with TFT in an exclusive and crisp interview, the Indian designer also spoke about his love for tech in Fashion, design philosophies and a whole lot of fashion trivia.
“ Fashion is nothing but change to form something new and technology has always advanced both streams towards that change to give a newer, advanced version. ”
Exhibit: ow would you like to describe the journey?
Lalit Dalmia: The journey with fashion has always been great.
Exhibit: What was your first big break like?
Lalit Dalmia: It was designing the wedding collection for Business class.
Exhibit: How would you like to describe your style of design?
Lalit Dalmia: My design speaks the individual character with attire.
Exhibit: Lalit Dalmia and Tech – what is the relationship like?
Lalit Dalmia: We all connect to Technology so we can’t imagine life without it.
Exhibit: What do you think about the blend between Fashion and Technology?
Lalit Dalmia: Fashion is nothing but change to form something new and technology has always advanced both streams towards that change to give a newer, advanced version. Tell us about your most recent collections and the one you’d be showcasing at TFT. THE PANACHE GLORY IS IMMORTAL consists of an amalgamation of a different kind of style.
Exhibit: Tell us about your most recent collections and the one you’d be showcasing at TFT.
Lalit Dalmia: THE PANACHE GLORY IS IMMORTAL consists of an amalgamation of a different kind of style.
Exhibit: How do you feel being associated with TFT?
Lalit Dalmia: Birth of a great relationship to work together down the line in the form of Product development/Business association, etc.
Exhibit: How heavily do you think is Fashion dependent on Tech and vice versa in the years to come?
Lalit Dalmia: No Fashion = No change in looks. No technology = No better and easy life. Both are required equally.
Exhibit: How else do you plan to utilise tech in the future?
Lalit Dalmia: Set designs using Holographic, Multimedia surfaces for better interaction.
Exhibit: What are your thoughts on how Social media?
Lalit Dalmia: Social media has a lot of scope and potential to reach the right TG.
Exhibit: Who is the best person to dress in your collections?
Lalit Dalmia: Not one person I particular but the whole world. What or who inspires you? Science, parents, people around us and my team.
Exhibit: Words of advice for aspiring fashion designers.
Lalit Dalmia: Be clear with your thoughts about what you would like to create for the mankind.
- Social Media for you is: Informative/publicity activity platform.
- Best piece of advice given to you: Learn and earn.
- Evergreen fashion trend: Classic drape of sari/evening gown.
- Must-have gadget that’s not your phone or laptop: Apple ring.
- Most exotic vacation spot: Australia.
- One daily ritual: Prayer
- One day in your life: Lead a meaning full life according to priority.
- Beauty for you is: Something which is always in the form of Nature.