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SHOP ITUVANA AT ENSEMBLE ONLINE
Delhi based designer, Lylah Shaw launched her label Ituvana in the fall of 2019. For Shaw, Ituvana is an expression of experiences and emotions first, and clothing second. Inspired by her work with Indonesian tribal women and her Indian heritage, Ituvana’s etymology is derived from the following, “itu” which translates to “the” in Indonesian and “vana” which translates to “ultimate bliss” in Sanskrit. Prior to launching her label, Shaw attended film school in New York City, majoring in Film and Photography. She went on to work for renowned designer Donna Karen’s home decor label, Urban Zen. Combining her passion for media and design, Shaw launched Ituvana upon her return to India as, “an interpretation of the self through clothing to encourage change and creativity. It is an encouragement to discover individual style through self-expression.”
Ensemble prides itself on being one of the first to recognize Shaw’s talent and vision. Ituvana was launched at Ensemble Kalaghoda and Emporio in spring 2020. With its fluid designs, clean sensibility and authentic vision, Ituvana was a natural choice for the #ensembleincubator programme. The following quote from the designer succinctly captures the spirit of the relationship between retailer and brand - “Ensemble put in an influx of effort from the very beginning to get to know Ituvana beyond its surface. This for me was very important as Ituvana is more than just a label. It’s a place of experiences, emotions and lastly, clothing. I’m excited to continue encouraging the discovery of individual style with the help of the Ensemble team.”
Ensemble's merchandising team works with Lylah to ensure the most exclusive and premium latest collections at the best prices, both for the online shop and our 5 stores across Mumbai and Delhi.
SHOP ITUVANA COLLECTIONS: FROM FLUID VERSATILE SILHOUETTES TO EVERYDAY CONTEMPORARY WEAR
For Shaw, her designs speak their own language and communicate a set of values that Ituvana stands for. Her idea is to introduce a new prose in each of her collections which will be told through the designs. Shaw’s design philosophy is focused on re-wearable statement pieces and she creates fluid designs with equal emphasis on both style and comfort. Shaw favours using high quality natural fabrics. In her first collection, ‘Sahaja Vana’, she has experimented with cotton, chanderi and silk. Sahaja Vana comprises a series of limited edition contemporary pieces which are inclusive in nature. The pieces are meant to be worn at any time, at any place and by any person.
Included in Ituvana’s category offering are kaftans, dresses, jumpsuits, kurta sets and coordinate sets (top and pants sets, cape and skirt sets, etc.). One of the most innovative and versatile pieces of the collection is the cape, bustier and skirt set. With hidden buttons sewn along the waistline, the skirt can be lifted by buttoning it according to length preferred by the wearer. The elastic waistband of the skirt can also be lifted, immediately converting the skirt into a tube top. These design innovations create different looks from the same garment and hence increase the wearability and versatility of each piece. Teamed with right accessories, these ensembles are also perfect for a destination, boho-chic themed party. The glamorous sheer kaftan and shorts sets are perfect for pool parties and loungy resort mornings. Style these looks with a pair of golden gladiators and charm bracelets and you are good to go!
Ituvana’s colour story primarily features neutral and earth tones of beige, white, black, rust and brown. In the form of a strappy kurta and salwar, Shaw’s contemporary take on a traditional kurta set is an effortlessly stylish and understated look for a pooja or casual festival. The kurta can also be knotted up to emphasize the draped salwar, and is an uber chic option for a casual lunch with your girlfriends. From shirt dresses and draped maxis, to knotted jumpsuits and flowing flared pants, Ituvana’s pieces are great for travel and your next beach getaway! Shop Ensemble’s Ituvana curation at our stores and online.
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
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