Airport Lookbook

Let’s make Khadi fashionable across the nation and around the globe!
“Vasudhaiva Kutumbukam”

Hello, fashion enthusiasts!

Get ready for an exciting expedition into the world of Khadi and lehariya craft. So fasten your seat belts and we are ready to take off! See you at National Crafts Museum and Hastkala Academy, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

This special post  stands as a true testament to pride of our nation- Khadi and our diverse textile heritage, an intricate tapestry of colors and patterns.   

Let’s now step into the enchanting realm of Airport Lookbook and envision the fusion of timeless elegance and contemporary empowerment.

Imagine pairing a resplendent gold printed lehariya saree with the dignified Khadi jacket, an ensemble that encapsulates the essence of modern Indian womanhood! The Khadi jacket, originally a political symbol is now a fashion icon and a symbol of sophistication and power dressing.

How about this independent woman confidently strolling through the airport in this ensemble with her shades on? I’m sure all eyes will be gazing this strong woman from check-in to runway to in-flight!

Mr. Badhshah Miya, a renowned National Awardee Leheriya expert with a rich lineage rooted in the traditional art of textile dyeing, brought his vintage textiles at Tale of a Trend Runway. By Pairing it with Khadi jacket, we at Tale of a Trend have taken a pledge to promote this exquisite ensemble style nationally and internationally. Thus, endorsing Indian Traditional Textiles and  enduring legacy of Mahatma Gandhi i.e.  Khadi!

Scroll down to get a sneak-peek into our colour schemes and styling for Runway Ramp as well as Runway Airport!

1. Mystical and Magical Fusion of Orange and Emerald Grey

Taking center stage in this striking outfit is a emerald gray leheriya saree, perfectly complemented by an orange Nehru jacket. The contrast between the neutral cool hues and the warm, vibrant orange generates an eye-catching fusion. The intricate patterns of the leheriya saree and the clean lines of the jacket harmoniously blend, making this outfit an ideal choice for those aiming to make a bold and memorable fashion statement at corporate celebrations or Influencer meet in or outside India.

Model- Sezal Thukral

2. Exuding Elegance in hues of pink

In the spotlight, we have the resplendent ‘rani pink,’ an embodiment of Rajasthan’s royal heritage, fondly named by local connoisseurs. A grey Nehru jacket gracefully paired with a pink and violet leheriya saree, resulting in an ensemble that exudes elegance and charm. The muted grey of the jacket serves as a refined backdrop for the vibrant leheriya pattern, allowing it to shine.  It is a sophisticated choice for both formal and festive occasion where power with poise is much appreciated.

Model- Bhumi Malhotra

Our gracious model is step ahead and enjoying her colour coordinated chocolate while endorsing the heritage crafts.

3. Engaging Earthy Ensemble

In this earthy ensemble, a gray and beige leheriya saree harmoniously encounters a rust khadi  jacket, resulting in a unique blend of colors reminiscent of earth’s rich tones. The traditional leheriya pattern imbues depth into the saree’s texture, while the jacket’s khadi fabric exudes rustic charm. Don’t miss out that beautiful princess seam.

This combination effortlessly bridges the gap between tradition and contemporary fashion, rendering it a versatile choice for award shows events, even a fashion-forward office look.

Model- Eva Kaushik

4. Radiating in Red

This ensemble epitomises sheer elegance with its vivid fusion of a red lava-like leheriya saree that complements textured tangerine jacket seamlessly. The dark and fiery tones of the saree meld harmoniously with the structured sophistication of the jacket. They together craft a statement piece ideal for cultural soirées or musical evenings and ofcourse Airport Fashion. Check out that head phone radiating cool vibe amongst red heat.

Model- Prisha Dua

5. Peach and Vermilon Delight

In this enchanting ensemble, a peach and grey  jacket in checks harmonizes beautifully with a vermillion and brown leheriya saree. The juxtaposition of soft peach and bold vermillion creates a visual delight. The check pattern of the jacket looks absolutely beautiful on this saree masterpiece.

This outfit showcases the art of pairing monochromes to create a  memorable look, making it perfect for festivities, in-flight fashion, conferences and so on.

Model- Mallika Kapoor

In essence, this fusion of leheriya and the Khadi jacket isn’t just a fashion, it’s a classic celebration of Indian culture, and tribute to the enduring legacy of the Gandhian principle of SWADESI endorsed on modern Indian woman. It speaks volumes about heritage, resilience, and timeless style, echoing the stories woven into each and every yarn of the fabric.

Artisan Badshah Miya’s creativity shines in the mesmerizing sarees of Airport Lookbook!

So, dear fashion connoisseurs, there you have it! Until our paths cross again, let’s cherish the exquisite canvas of fashion, celebrating the rich tapestry of cultures that adorn our world. Stay stylish!

Before we end this post, I would like to announce our georgeous girl  Sezal Thukral as Ms. RUNWAY QUEEN of Tale of a Trend. More power to you dear girl! Heartiest Congratulations.

L-R: Sezal Thukral awarded by Amit Bhatia, Entertainment Head, ABP News

See you soon with our next post, till then share your way of styling khadi jackets in the comments box. Keep liking, keep following, stay tuned!

Also check are lovely models slaying in their ramp walk performance endorsing khadi and bandhej. 

The Trendy Team

Hosted and Conceptualised by Mehak Gulati

Saree Designer- Badshah Miya

Co Author- Sneha Vij

Event Managers- Pranjal Shivhare, Pearl Young Siddiqui and  Harshit Sethi

Anchor-  Sneha Vij, Mehak Gulati and Pranjal Shivhare

Music- Dev Sandhu  Make up Artist – Bhumi Malhotra

Venue- National Crafts Museum and Hastkala Academy, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India

Photography and Videography-  Raj Studios, Unique Eye Photography and JCC Jims Rohini

Heartfelt Gratitude to National Crafts Museum and Hastkala Academy for supporting us in our noble endeavour of promoting Indian Handlooms.

Sincere Thanks to our educational partners, Modern Public School, Shalimar Bagh; Design Institute Partners, JD Institute of Fashion Technology; Photography and Videography Partners, JCC Jims Rohini and Gifting Partners, Ellecure Luxuria.

Many Thanks to all the readers for showing your constant love to our blog!!

One thought on “Airport Lookbook


    Nothing can beat the fragrance of Indian roots.
    Appreciate your efforts to work like a bridge to let our roots to meet the modern era.

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