Contemporized to divest it of its folkloric connotations, the use of shisha, or mirror embroidery for #DiorFall23 by Maria Grazia Chiuri highlights the adaptability and invention at the heart of the Indian craft tradition. In the Chanakya.In ateliers, Karishma Swali provides the symbolic backstory of these reflective adornments and details how they’ve been reimagined as an all-over embellishment, shimmering beneath the lights at the show in Mumbai.


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Production Services (India) :La Fabrique Films, Mumbai.
Executive Producer (India) : Déborah Benattar
Shooting Locations : Mumbai.