Luxury bespoke label SS HOMME – Sarah and Sandeep are the first menswear designers to construct and conceive a range of opulent power-suiting options for highly affluent individuals in India. The brand is known for their indo-fusion aesthetics which are committed to new age designs. SS HOMME – Sarah and Sandeep recently collaborated with an Italian fabric brand Carlo Barbera which falls under the House of Kiton, the Neapolitan tailored clothing company established in 1956 by Ciro Paone.
SS HOMME – Sarah and Sandeep co-founder and director, Sandeep Gonsalves, on the collaboration, “Our objective with this is to create the most exclusive interpretation of power-suiting options available in the menswear space. We have thoroughly enjoyed designing this collection using Carlo Barbera fabrics and this is a good benchmark for homegrown brands looking to collaborate with global brands to truly bring the best version of the product to India.”
About the collection
The collection is designed with Carlo Barbera’s finest range of pure worsted wool produced in Biella, Italy. The collaboration consists of a range of hand-crafted business suits designed and styled by Sarah and Sandeep Gonsalves, exclusively with the use of Carlo Barbera fabrics.
With the use of Carlo Barbera’s finest range of pure worsted wools and superior Wool-Silk-Linen blends produced in Biella Italy, Sarah and Sandeep pay a tribute to their roots in traditional bespoke tailoring for men.
Fabrics and color palette
The garment design is a representation of the designers’ functional approach to fashion design and minimalistic detailing. Prince of Wales Plaid, Glen-Checks, Windowpane Checks and Pin-Stripe are some of the patterns used for the collection that is available in the form of suits, blazers and overcoats.
The color palette ranges from strapping corporate blues and greys to summer inspired shades of green, mauve and sea blue.
“We are extremely happy to be associated with Sarah and Sandeep from SS HOMME. Having worked very closely with them for the past 7 years, we are sure that their passion and commitment to the custom suit making business, will make their first collection with Carlo Barbera fabrics a grand success.” Bob McAuley, President, Huddersfield Fine Worsteds – Global distributors of Carlo Barbera, Su Misura.
The SS HOMME – Sarah and Sandeep X Carlo Barbera collection was shot at 10BKC by Radius Developers and is now live at the the brand’s Flagship store in Mumbai. The collection is also available to purchase online at sshomme.com