Adding a feather to her cap, actor Sagarika Ghatge has turned fashion designer with the launch of her own brand.
The 35-year-old revealed that the brand name ‘Akuti’ was inspired by the women of her family. She shared a series of Instagram posts to talk about her inspiration.
In a post, she wrote, “Through the hazy haze of my childhood memories I clearly remember being surrounded by such beauty and grace. What seemed like a normal childhood has actually now realized a lesson in grace and chivalry. “
Ghatge further explained how she “naturally” imbibed traditions, which are reflected in her designs from the women of the family. “The role models of a girl are often the women of her family and I have unknowingly imbibed a lot of customs, traditions and folklore very naturally. Looking at her timeless elegance I couldn’t wait to grow up to be as beautiful and dressed as her,” she expressed.
Fashion doesn’t necessarily mean extravagant outfits, and it was from the women of the family that Sagarika first learned that there is elegance in simplicity. “…I saw her dressed in simple Kota, chanderi and chiffon saris, with minimal jewelery and some beautifully matching glass bangles,” Go win! India Actor added.
Talking about her designs, Sagarika revealed that she designed her first collection with her mother. He wrote, “My first collection is very special to me as I have created it with my mother, who has been my inspiration for Akuti.”