A self-taught seamstress, creative director Silky Ahluwalia has a much more hands-on approach to her designs than a formally educated designer. She finds beauty in the everyday and wonder in the familiar.Read More
Her designs are a natural extension of her life and personality — both the process of creating the line and end product are the outcome of an independent nature, a warm-hearted curiosity, and a keen eye for style.
Central to Silky’s design philosophy is the idea of contrasts — think clean sharp pleating offset by soft billowing sleeves. This love of the unpredictable finds its source in fond memories of a rebellious childhood in Daman, a small coastal town in India, where she would channel punk icons like Madonna in contrast to her classmates’ Audrey Hepburns. Chillosophy imitates and evokes visual art, natural sciences, architectural lines; and is shaped by a sober and minimalist aesthetic. Like a beautiful, thoughtfully designed building, Silky’s garments are created to stand the test of time.Read Less