Louis Vuitton seems to be having a love affair with Rajasthan for the second time this decade. First they shot the L’ame du voyage campaign at Jag Mahal in Udaipur in 2011. And now for their S/S 15 men’s campaign we find them in Jaipur. Both times, they have been able to capture the beauty and vivacity of these cities and the opulence that still remains from a time gone by.
Above are some photos The Sartorialist – Scott Schuman took on his recent trip to India. I’ve followed his work over the years and always lauded his ability to be a fashion anthropologist and see beyond the clothes. To catch glimpses of the wearer’s personality and show that there is more to dressing than meets the eye. Dress has been central to the culture of India and I think his photos beautifully illustrate that. But
For Spring Summer 2015, a lot of designers turned their eyes to India – some subtly, while others drew a direct parallel. There was a heavy emphasis on embellishment throughout the collections.