OGAAN brings together the biggest names in Indian fashion, with new, emerging talent. Ogaan means “wave” in Sanskrit and the boutiques are pared down architectural experiences, with a carefully chosen mix of Indian and fusion clothing, accessories and jewelry.
Ogaan hosted Madhu Jain, A retrospective. It was a beautiful evening that showcased the textile journey of the designer at Ogaan , Hauz Khas Village. Madhu Jain artfully combined intricate ikkats from Andhra Pradesh with Kantha embroidery from West Bengal in her signature style. She also draws from her main influences — Kalamkari art and the paintings of Raja Ravi Varma. From one of the few designers who sources from grassroots producers in villages and uses authentic hand-woven textiles, this is a rare retrospective exhibition. The evening soiree was well attended by close friends of the designer including Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Neelam Rudy, Renu Hussain , Shivani Modi, Padamshri Shovna Narayanan, Wajahat Habibullaha , to name a few.
The collection will be at Ogaan for one week from Friday, August 2nd to Saturday, August 10th.
About Madhu Jain
Famous in the fashion world for her contribution in revival of Indian textiles like kalamkari, kantha, ikat, dhaka muslin and extensive work in restoration of crafts like madhubani of Bihar and nakshikantha in Bangladesh, Madhu Jain recently completed 25 years in the field. For 25 years, she has consistently worked to revive and sustain Indian Handicrafts. She started in 1987 and has styled several respected people over a span of two decades. She is one of the most experienced, recognized and respected designers in India today.
OGAAN brings together the biggest names in Indian fashion, with new, emerging talent. Ogaan means “wave” in Sanskrit and the boutiques are pared down architectural experiences, with a carefully chosen mix of Indian and fusion clothing, accessories and jewelry. Displays and styling are reminiscent of galleries or installations, making Ogaan a design experience, a canvas for Indian fashion, as much as a store.
Ogaan first opened in Hauz Khas Village in New Delhi in 1989, with the vision of giving a platform to Indian design, textiles, and craft skills.
Ogaan has six boutiques in Delhi and Mumbai. The flagship is at Hauz Khas Village, spread over 6,000 Sq. Ft. In New Delhi, other boutiques are in Santushti, Khan Market and Emporio Mall. In Mumbai, Ogaan is in Colaba and Khar.