The Reign Of Gaia: Inside Papa Don’t Preach by Shubhika’s Bridal Couture 2017

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Think Greek, think couture, think bridal, think high street, think pop-culture; think grunge, think everything!!!! Yes, that’s exactly what the sensibilities of this outrageously creative, inspirational and divine fashion house ‘Papa Don’t Preach’ by Shubhika Davda is all about. This unrestrained and innovative fashion house is a perfect fusion of Indian and Western aesthetics that is aptly demonstrated through pristine and edgy renditions of design.

The crux of this sensational brand lies in innovation and dramatic fusion. Shubhika Davda produces art that is avant-garde, unconventional and neoteric, which is beautifully expressed through her immaculate collections. From high street, accessories, womenswear couture to bridal couture, Papa Don’t Preach is your one stop destination for fashion that is eccentric, electrifying, and magnetic yet subtle, graceful and elegant. Shubhika Davda’s collections have got a little bit of everything and we are overwhelmed by the terrific attention to detail.

Papa Don’t Preach is a very popular choice for the modern bride who wants something dramatic and contemporary, yet very elegant and wants to keep her Indian subtleties intact. And we are totally in love with Shubhika’s new Bridal Couture collection 2017 known as ‘The Reign Of Gaia”.

‘The Reign Of Gaia” is reflective of a women in all of her untarnished glory, beauty and power. Derived from the Greek word ‘gaea’, this collection is a perfect illustration of beauty that is raw, natural and untouched. It includes beautiful lehengas with perfect tailoring and stunning embellishment, metallic charms, cutwork acrylics, draped raw silk jacket gowns, layered sleeve shirts, bohemian ruffle bodysuits, fitted bodycon lehengas, off shoulder long tops, bandhini dhoti pants with embellished cuffs, intricate 3D hand embroidery and delicate dhoti skirts.

We bet you can’t take your eyes off of this stellar collection!


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Half Jacket: Satin Silk draped jacket with a back bow. Bralet: Floral 3-D threadwork beaded bralet. Bottom: Blush pink tulle sharara with 3D sequins & acrylic embellishment.


Top: Metal cutwork off shoulder teal velvet top. Skirt: Soft blue draped side tassel skirt. 

Top: Steel grey sheer tissue wrap top with gold acrylic embellishments. Bralet: Silver sequins embellished tulle bralet. Lehenga : Emerald velvetpreen aztec lehenga with sequin and stone work hand embroidered all over motifs. Head Gear: Deep Ruby Rose florals. 

Saree: Periwinkle blue pure crepe saree with metal coin, sequins and acrylic border. Top: Cutwork blouse with acrylic edging and embellished neckline. 

Top: Acrylic, stone and metal work all over motifs shirt with multilayered cutwork sleeves. Bottom: Crinkled bandhani dhoti pants with embroidered cuff detailing. Belt: Embroidered clasped hot pink raw silk belt. 

Skirt: Stone & acrylic embellished black neoprene fitted mermaid skirt with a trail. Top : A sheer georgette and lace ruffle lace-up shirt I Head Gear: Purple hue florals. 

Top: A blush & gold floral sequin and metal embroidery on lace. Skirt: Shaded mint to forest green multi layered skirt with lurex edging.

Metal, sequins & acrylic embellished emerald green raw silk wrap jacket gown with ruffle tulle sleeve detail. Head Gear: Ink Blot Florals. 


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