It is that land where contemporary meets classic. The land of weaves, art, culture and renaissance. Legends say that Aurangzeb was once fuming to see his daughter in a nearly transparent attire. To his astonishment, she told him that she was wearing seven layers of Bengal Muslin. Bengal is that land where seeds of modern fashion germinated in form of rich textiles and weaves. The by lanes being one of the most exorbitant mines of fashion. The amazingly talented designers shoulder this responsibility to spread the shine of these exquisite crafts to the world.
Aastha brings these contemporary cuts and styles from Kolkata in utmost fashionable semi-formals and smart casuals via her label Monologue. “The clothes we wear speak our stories- they reflect hints of who we are” believes Aastha. She has formerly worked with ace fashion houses like Weavers Studio, Kolkata & Sreepriya Exports before taking plunge with Monologue.
Monologue is a one stop shop for everyone who is bored of the same repetitive patterns or wants to stand out from the rest. Aastha brings an element of surprise in each of her creation, utilising her rich experience from Kolkata as well as London.
Monologue caters to the brand conscious women. The label specializes in bespoke tailoring of garments that can be dressed up, as well as down. Contemporary dye techniques and embellishments add surface value to each of the outfit. Monologue uses specific fabrics for their garments which include Cotton, Crepe & Silk-like cotton fabrics which are used primarily in the smart casual shirts or blouses, while silk, linen and crepes are used more in the semi-formal& formal styles. The unique cuts and styles bring freshness and charm to the wearer.
The products ranges from casual shirts, formal shirts, blouses, pants to heavier & embroidery-based garments. They aren’t just a piece of clothing, but a way of expressing oneself. After all clothes people wear tell their stories, isn’t it?