The Indian Summer

About Indian Summer

Indian Summer by Manan is a versatile and vibrant collection that is created in yarn-dyed handloom linen woven with soft metallic yarn by artisans in eastern India. A collection that features the most iconic routine styles, Indian Summer by Manan brings together earthy tones and interesting detailing. A great alternative to the traditional saree look, these outfits are the much required contemporary touch to your routine. The soft color palette includes the most loved summer hues - mango, celeste and ivory. These artistic linen outfits are sure to become your versatile favorite and the fabric is what your skin is going to thank you for later. The collection is everything you need to face the heat wrath in style and comfort.

The Inspiration

The Indian Summer collection by Manan is literally a celebration of Summer at its stylish best! Everything right from the summer colors to the intricate floral motifs and the versatility of the outfits is inspired by the sweet sunshine of summer. A fusion of contemporary and traditional wear, the collection offers an instant transformation of your wardrobe making it look distinctively luxurious. The delicate motifs and intricate beadings combined with the warm colors are the ingredients of a dream summer outfit. The outfits have been designed keeping in mind the artistic diversification every woman wishes for in her routine wear and Indian Summer by Manan does a great job at that.

The Details

The artisanal woven fabric is accented with two hand-illustrated floral prints that are soft, raw and delicate. The printed floral motifs and vines are textured using the small hand-embroidered beads and cord embroidery in summer colors. The intricate beads are embroidered painstakingly on the hemlines and sleeves as well to add an element of playfulness. The textural depth of the collection is shown through the use of various hand-woven textiles – metallic linen, silk organza and sheer lightweight linen. The delicate linen is durable, breathable, absorbent, lightweight and super versatile. Inspired by Summer, the colors of the outfits - mango, celeste and ivory - are no less than a visual delight. Put all of these together and you have everything that it takes to stand out in a crowd this summer.

Where to wear?

The Indian summer collection by Manan comprises comfortable separates and timeless outfits including essentials like signature shirts, breezy tiered dresses, flowing translucent overlays, voluminous tunics, embroidered kurtis, wrap skirts, tapered pants and embroidered belts. The thought process behind these silhouettes is to enable you to style these outfits in your own unique way - while meeting up with friends for a cup of coffee, working or reading from the comfort of your home or even during air travel. What’s marvelous is the fact that these silhouettes are wearable, unpretentious, comfortable and can be worn in almost any setting that you wish to.

Top Picks

With a collection as versatile and personalized as Indian Summer by Manan, choosing your top outfits isn’t such an easy task. We made it easy for you by selecting our top picks from this extremely aesthetic and elegant collection. Our first pick is the Samar Floral Peasant dress. In three gorgeous colors, this soft floral printed handloom metallic linen dress has subtle gathers at the waist a metallic zari border asymmetrically placed at the hem and one sleeve. It is almost unbelievable how exquisite this seemingly simple dress looks on almost any body type. The second pick would undoubtedly be the Amara embroidered kurta set with pants and dupatta. Apart from our signature style this kurta has a tonal textural floral vine embroidered along the front in intricate soutache work accented with hand-embroidered multicolor beads and sequins. The bordered dupatta and tapered pants make this set a dream summer outfit.