Luxurious Ethnics For a touch of Celebratory Bling
As is evident from the name, a gala ethnic is an outfit for a special occasion. Gala ethnics are woven out of luxury fabrics. Use of exclusive fibres, handcrafted with one-of-a-kind design, is what makes gala ethnics at Kessa distinguishable.
The different types of fabrics available at our s are:
This fabric dates back to the 13th century. It is among one of the best known handloom clusters. This silk fabric is embellished with zari woven work. The fabric started to evolve in 1890s when weavers opted the mill made yarn instead of hand spun yarn. In the modern day, Chanderi silk is blessed with a mix of traditional and modern techniques. This fabric possesses the following qualities which makes it a perfect choice for making gala ethnics:
- Sheer texture
- Light weight
- Glossy transparency
- Royal look
This fabric is woven specially on a Dobby loom. A special kind of equipment is attached to the loom for weaving this kind of cotton. The various special properties of dobby fabric are:
- Small geometric patterns
- More texture than plain weave fabrics
- Less complex than jacquard fabrics
- Different colours available
- Hundreds of different patterns can be made
- Good Drape
- Slight Stretch
- Resistant to creasing
Cotton silk is a versatile soft hand-feel and sturdy silken drape. It is fairly light in weight with a silky texture and a comfortable weave. Reliable and time-tested, cotton is a go to fabric for making the most comfortable outfits. However, when it comes to strength, silk has it beat. Another upper edge of silk over cotton is its texture. Silk tends to smoothly sip on the skin whereas cotton can tend to catch, tug of pull your skin.
The textile industry uses a mix of both these fabrics for weaving pieces like:
Along with having a silky smooth texture, cotton silk is also very absorbent. The fabric has a fairly good elasticity depending upon the percentage use of silk and cotton. Typically a hybrid fabric, it is usually made as a primarily cotton blend.
The velvet is a very royal looking fabric. It is one of the most luxurious textiles produced in Europe, back in 2000 BC. Due to its soft, smooth and silky texture, this fabric has been used to make various pieces of clothing. From shawls, dresses, cloaks and capes to coats, jackets, skirts and trousers - velvet has been used time and again for giving a royal touch to clothes.
The main types of velvet include:
- Block printed velvet
- Chiffon (or transparent) velvet
- Crushed velvet
- Cut velvet
- Double faced velvet
- Hammered velvet
- Mirror velvet
- Solid (plain) velvet
- Tie and dye velvet
Some alternatives to the velvet fabric are:
- Terry towelling
Gala ethnics signify grace and royalty. With intricate thread work woven to fineness, these outfits at Kessa display sheer work of dedicated craftsmanship. With hand block prints portraying the tradition of India, the gala ethnics at our store are a work of excellence.
Be it any special occasion, you can rely on our collection to have just the right outfit for you. Visit our website for gala ethnic wear online and hop on to the newest trends with a touch of royalty.