Narayan Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi sparkles at Bibhu Mohapatra’s New York Fashion Week Show in association with Forevermark
New York, 11 February 2019: Celebrating their on-going association with leading New York-based fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra – in association with Forevermark, the diamond brand from De Beers Group, Narayan Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi mesmerised on the runway as they unveiled their new Jewellery line at New York Fashion Week.
Narayan Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi expertly designed and crafted statement Forevermark diamond jewellery set in 18K white and rose gold, specifically for the show with artistry to reflect the rich tapestry of Bibhu’s fall winter 2019 collection. This year the runway at New York Fashion Week was more special, as designer Bibhu Mohaptra celebrated his tenth anniversary collection, culminating a decade of bold prints, intricate beading, and show-stopping silhouettes. Rounding out the celebration of the brand’s ten-year arch of success were the real women of Bibhu, the clients who brought his gowns to life.
Perfect for those summery evening parties and red-carpet appearances, the new jewellery line was specially designed taking inspiration from Designer Bibhu Mohaptra’s Fall Winter 2019 collection which was envisioned by Bibhu’s trip to Mount Stewart, UK – one of the world’s 10 most beautiful gardens. Taking inspiration from the beauty of nature including exotic floral like cactus, frozen berries, dews on flower, water drops and speckles, snowflakes, spider webs exquisite jewellery pieces were created. Set in 18K white and rose gold, each jewellery piece was crafted in beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced Forevermark Diamonds. In keeping with the style, the jewellery collection defined innovation featuring layered necklaces, on-trend pieces such as ear cuffs, cocktail rings, statement necklaces, utility concept earrings with front and back ear clips and chandelier earrings to complement the designs, making the collection very versatile. Imaginative and sttriking yet elegant, the new NewYork Fashion Week collection was very feminine and whimsical, adding a touch of glamor to the runway.
Setting enduring trend, few firsts were seen on the ramp as Narayan Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi, introduced the concept of an ear-cuff and a stud as a pair, Body necklace that becomes a part of the costume and palm cuff which fits like a glove all in handpicked Forevermark diamonds, making for incredibly rare modern and utterly luxurious designs. This refreshing collection is a classic way to emphasize your unique style with the timeless elegance of diamonds. American Actress Amirah Vann and famous model Camille Kostek were present as front row guests and were seen adorning earrings by Narayan Jewellers by Ketan and Jatin Chokshi.
“We at Narayan Jewellers are thrilled to once again partner with Forevermark and to be a part of Bibhu’s 10-year celebrations. For us, it was important to create jewellery pieces featuring Forevermark diamonds that not only defined modern contemporary but also acted as the perfect accompaniment for Bibhu’s couture pieces. The new collection included 41 designer pieces, which were uniquely crafted creating the right balance between aesthetic and quantity of raw material. Each design was light weight yet very statement and classic. It was amazing to see how effortless some of the bigger pieces appear. Flexibility of the design makes this new jewellery line very wearable. Usage of chains gives very subtle soft look to the collection”, shared Ketan Chokshi, Co-Owner Narayan Jewellers.
“The fall 2019 collection and show is very special to me as my namesake label celebrates 10 years. This journey of 10 years would not have been possible without the support of all the Bibhu-women. With this collection, I honour them for all the inspiration during this journey. For this show, I am delighted to have Forevermark and Narayan Jewellers as my collaborators. Having worked with Forevermark on so many occasions, what has kept our partnership going is the commitment and excellence the brand comes with. Their core ideology of using only the most beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced diamonds resonates with my brand ideologies and design principles.” said Bibhu Mohaptra.
Sachin Jain, President, Forevermark India, said, “We are delighted to be a part of Bibhu Mohapatra’s NYFW show, this association further strengthens our ties with Bibhu and Narayan Jewellers. We at Forevermark have always worked with like-minded brands that not only showcase innovation, but also act as flag-bearers of exceptional design. With this show, one will witness the high-quality and finesse of Indian workmanship and design on a global platform as we have partnered with one of India’s finest jewellers – Narayan Jewellers to curate an exclusive collection.”