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Savvy and trendy, Arpita Mehta, who launched her label in 2009, is considered to be one of the new age forces of fashion in the industry today. After graduating from SNDT University in Mumbai, she completed her apprenticeship with fashion legend Manish Malhotra. Post her experience and realising her love for fashion, she launched her namesake label bringing a blend of modern ethnic and contemporary designs to the fashion scene in India.
The label was quick to understand its signature aesthetic with hand embroidered mirror work in a range of fusion cuts and mesmerising colours, leading to her designs now being recognised across the globe. She became a swift favourite to dress clients, influencers and celebrities alike for events like mehendi ceremonies, a sangeet and even weddings. The appreciation of this seamless blend of traditional with contemporary, using mirror work as the embroidery base for her unique styles, brought the label into a momentum. This has helped create the strong sense of individuality the label has today. Women recognise the way the designs beautifully enhance feminine silhouettes with its modern cuts.
It wasn’t long before Arpita Mehta became part of Ensemble’s growing list of designer names. “I always wanted to be a part of Ensemble’s family, and when I got a chance to do that it was almost like a dream come true. It’s been a few years now that I’ve been working with Ensemble, Tina and the entire team are perfectionists! They make the entire experience of working together so effortless. I’m thankful to be a part of Ensemble and can’t wait to grow together,” she says of the collaboration.” As we continue to grow, Arpita Mehta’s collection is now also available to shop online right here, at ensembleindia.com.
Ensemble's merchandising team works closely with Arpita Mehta to ensure the most exclusive, trending and latest collections at the best prices, both for the online shop and our 5 stores across Mumbai and Delhi.
SHOP ARPITA MEHTA COLLECTIONS: FROM HER SIGNATURE RUFFLE SARI TO ECLECTIC FUSION INDIAN WEAR
Arpita Mehta’s runway debut at Lakme Fashion Week was in 2013, showcasing her very first collection ‘Violet Garden’ which featured unique prints with intricate mirror work detailing, that has gone on to become the brands identity.
The fashion forward approach of the label showcases a perfect mix of traditional with contemporary designs. The core essence of the brand lies in its ability to take ethnic wear and make it something that a modern day woman can relate to. The ethnic and ethereal fusion ensembles by the namesake label continue to focus on the basis of embroidered mirror work enhanced and highlighted further by different embroideries such as mukaish, gota, badla and zardozi. She has also successfully experimented with different prints such as tribal prints, floral prints, paisley prints and bandhani fabrics, with a new print being introduced on a seasonal basis as part of the collection. She primarily uses georgette, chiffon, silk and cotton fabrics that drape beautifully on women’s bodies. Intricate embroideries, fun colours, unique prints and contemporary cuts - Arpita Mehta creates the perfect formula for fusion pieces that have a modern vibe.
With its understated glamour and dramatic drapes, the label manages to make the wearer feel comfortable yet confident and stylish. It is no surprise that Arpita Mehta has managed to make an international impact with NRI’s taking the label global due to its easy-to-wear and easy-to-carry collections to destination weddings.
Arpita Mehta’s designs have become a quick favourite with celebrities for its modern look. Her designs have been spotted on Bollywood actresses and models such as Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Esha Gupta, Shilpa Shetty, Neha Dhupia, Jacqueline Fernandez and Shraddha Kapoor, to name just a few. Her modern designs and fun silhouettes have also become a quick favourite for the new generation, having recently been worn by celebrities such as Alia Bhatt, Ananya Pandey, Kriti Sanon, Tara Sutaria, Janhvi & Khushi Kapoor, Sarah Ali Khan and Athiya Shetty.
The eponymous label’s fashion forward approach with its signature style of hand embroidered mirror work comes in a range of silhouettes such as her classic ruffled sari, sharara sets , kurta sets, embellished lehengas, ghararas, palazzo sets, cape sets, anarkalis, jacket lehengas, dhotis and more. Part of her identity is also the bold and eclectic colour palette she uses such as neon, blue, fuchsia, yellow, red, ivory, green, orange and pink.
Arpita Mehta’s signature pieces are perfect for the modern woman as her fusion ensembles are great looks for a classy bride or a sister of the bride or her bridesmaids. The indo-western versatile looks can be worn for festive occasions such as an engagement, sangeet , mehendi, cocktail, reception, brunch, a pooja, for Diwali or Eid or as part of your bridal trousseau. It also makes for a great pick at destination weddings as they are easy and lightweight to pack in your suitcase.
For over three decades Ensemble has run stores based on curation, quality, service and trust. We thrive on discovering and promoting new talent and providing them a platform. Almost every top designer in India today has begun their journey with us. With our new online shop, we now hope to bring the Ensemble experience to all cities in India and to our worldwide community.
Shop by designer, by occasion or by category, ensembleindia.com gives you access to the latest designer collections and designer bridal clothing directly from the fashion week runway and ateliers of India’s leading designers. The Ensemble Eye section features the most authoritative curation of luxury Indian fashion by our in-house fashion editors. Create a wishlist at ensembleindia.com for our stylists to understand your style and make a shortlist for you and then book an in-store appointment via the website to try it all on! Our stylists will guide you through a delightful journey of discovering the designers and special pieces that speak to your individual style and work for your body shape and budget. Don’t live in India? Our website help chat and Whatsapp business chat are also active. If speaking on the phone is more your style, use the ‘Speak to a Stylist’ feature and call our most experienced in-house stylist Arabella at Call +91-9372742843 between 9am and 6pm IST, Monday to Saturday.
Enjoy a seamless shopping experience online with secure checkout, partial payment (part credit, part cash on delivery) and worldwide shipping, including free shipping within India. Ensemble online accepts a variety of safe payment options, including credit card, debit card, Paypal (only for international transactions) and net banking.