DESIGNER : NANU PANDIT
COUNTRY : THAILAND
THEME : THE PORTRAYAL OF THAI PRIDE
The creative design is inspired by Thailand. wondrous kingdom, featuring Buddhist temples, tropical,beaches, and opulent royal palaces. The Head Gear of the design is inspired from their national emblem ” Phra khrut pha” Garuda ( Krut) which is half man half bird. Likewise, the necklace is inspired from the neckpiece of national dancer made up of the velvet. The blouse is made from orange apple silk. The color represents the dress of the Thai Buddhist monk. The lower part which is made up of brocade fabric is called Sampat/ Phanung, a traditional wear of Thai women. The wings of the “Phra Khrut Pha” is attached in the front hip area of Sampat. The Sabai is a traditional shawl draped like a sari and is also made from brocade. “WAT ARUN” ( Temple of Dawn) is carried on the left hand by the model which is made from metal.