While catching up with some things going on in the Arts arena, I read this quote and it instantly caught my attention. The primary reason being in the simplicity of the quote and how it says many things (hidden and direct) without the use of many words. This quote can be translated into many different aspects, but the context in which it was used was with regards to the Indian Design.
A Swiss designer, Ariana Pradal, was the one who used this quote. When asked the question what is it about India that you find the most attractive and this is what she had to say, which I found very interesting:
"... This simplicity is very deep in our roots. So when we look to Indian design we are overwhelmed by the colours, the ornaments and the richness in it. We are not used to design in such an opulent way. And I think we have to learn to use this richness again. For a long time, we thought less is more. But sometimes less is just less and more is definitely more..."
If you really think about just that statement, it is very valid. The outfits are rich in design, ornate, and opulent. The outfits are rich in design, ornate, and opulent. There is a lot of use of simple colors in all different types of outfits that comprise of the Indian fashion industry, but the way the colors are presented at all different occasions is what makes the difference.
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