MUMBAI, India, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The Whole 9 Yards - With Kalpana Shah
Klipart Kreations P. Ltd. introduces a unique and fresh concept in the form of a coffee table book cum learning guide on how to drape an Indian Sari. This book is authored by M/s Kalpana Shah who has been in the field of Sari Draping for the last 30 years.
"The Whole 9 Yards" is a coffee table book which provides precise instructions to readers, along with the photographs, illustrating the many steps that go into draping an Indian Sari. With instructions it offers variety of styles suited to every occasion from parties to weddings & even corporate events.
An exquisite design & concise, well written copy together with beautiful photographs ensures that the book is not just pleasing to look at, but an excellent and full-proof guide to the practical art of draping a Sari.
The book features models & trend setters in the fashion and modeling industry. Klipart Kreations have used everything from paper, to pictures supplemented by in-depth research, production and the expert guidance of Mrs. Shah creating a work of art in the form of an appealing coffee table book.
About Kalpana Shah- A trained classical dancer, Mumbai-based Kalpana Shah finds her quest for beauty and elegance woven into the traditional Indian drape. This is why her aim is to popularize the Sari. "Today for various reasons, women have taken to western styles of dressing. I want them to retain the Sari. To me, it's a symbol of a woman's Indian identity, and I want Indian women to continue to wear it with pride, and wear it in the most elegant and graceful way possible."
Shah's enthusiasm is infectious and with this alone, she has built up a roster of clientele over the years. She's worked with personalities in the worlds of fashion, film, business and society. As the requests for drapes to suit any occasion were varied, her creative spirit took on the challenges easily. Due to this Shah is able to take any length of cloth - from a 4-yard to a 9-yard - and make it feel as comfortable as it looks sensuous. She knows just how to work around any body type and find the right drape to flatter it.
In her experience, Shah noticed that women have the misconception that a Sari limits their mobility. But the key she finds is effective draping. This is exactly what she sets out to accomplish in 'The Whole 9 Yards'. Besides this Shah makes it possible for anyone to understand several draping styles. "I want women to know and experiment with different ways of draping a Sari." Whether it's for a ritual ceremony or a cocktail party, Shah's step-by-step recipes for Sari draping are designed to be foolproof for anyone who wants to lay claim to The Whole 9 yards.
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