Attire Accessories - Mar/Apr 2018 (Issue 69)

ATTIRE 73 BEACH ACCESSORIES ASHIANA Ashiana London celebrates design and colour from around the globe by creating luxurious jewellery and accessories for the fashion conscious bohemian traveller. Designed in London and hand crafted in India, Ashiana styles each have their own distinctive story. Ashiana’s soft accessories range has grown rapidly since its launch, from using fun and classic prints, original weaves and textures all accentuated with handmade pompoms and tassels.The company offers a colour and shape for everyone with pouches, clutches, handbags, cocktail bags and slouchy bags for all occasions. The company believes in quality products that are carefully and thoughtfully designed and handmade by skilled artisans. LOTUSFEET The SS18 Lotusfeet collection is a mix of natural, ethnic and hot tribal colours; statement earrings and necklaces with tassels and flowers. Coconut shell, wood and shell and horn pieces sit opposite soft coloured crystals and freshwater pearls, in dusty pinks, blues and neutrals. Natural weave clutch bags made of buntal, pandan and sinamay grass are embellished with raffia pom poms, coconut and shell buttons. Lotusfeet works with co-operatives and small family businesses.The company designs and produces high quality jewellery and fashion accessories, employing Fair Trade principals. BHAVNA Launched in January, Bhavna’s SS18 collection introduces the concept of original paintings for the purposes of creating extraordinary accessories and resort wear including kaftans and shirt dresses.The company also creates luxurious scarves. The abstract original paintings are available in complementary print colour collages and are paired with luxurious fabrics; viscose crepe and tactile silks for the SS18 collection. The collection invokes two key trends of this season, graphic and fluid patterns layered with clashing prints for stunning effect.The colour palette is a mash-up of royal blues, pale pinks, golds and stunning neutrals with a hint of summery purples and corals.This is an intense, pattern-packed take on the summery resortwear, infusing spring-weather outfits with bright, tribal colours.The collection is designed in England. ANANYA LONDON An evolution from the sarongs of the ’90s – this cover up with a striking leather belt already attached is the new twist every woman needs regardless of age or style. Light to pack and effortlessly easy to wear, each sarong is crafted from luxurious fabrics that have been carefully sourced in India by the designer in limited editions to set your customers apart from the fashion pack.The leather belts are handmade and embellished with meticulous detail to give any bikini the ‘it’ factor. Anu Suya is the founder of Ananya London, the designer behind the collection of exquisite handcrafted kaftans and beachwear, which she launched in 2000. Meaning ‘one of a kind’, Ananya became a huge hit with many A-list celebrity names. HEALTHY BACK BAG Healthy Back Bags come in a huge range of colours, fabrics and sizes, perfect for travel, sightseeing, and days at the beach.They’re hardwearing, weather resistant and practical, packed with intelligent pocketing inside and out and can be worn on either shoulder or cross-body. The Healthy Back Bag Company is all about balance. Perfectly combining fashion, comfort and style in a distinctive teardrop shape, Healthy Back Bag products are specifically designed to contour to the spine and distribute weight safely and comfortably.