Virat Kohli ‘Understands His Role as a Mass Icon,’ Says Designer Raghavendra Rathore

GOLDEN PAIR: Team India cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress and producer Anushka Sharma’s wedding included gatherings in Haldi, Mehendi, Delhi and Mumbai. For last week’s reception in Mumbai, the bride went with her go-to designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. Kohli chose a look from Raghavendra Rathore, a decision that has hurled Kohli into greater international acclaim.
The designer said the star cricketer’s look was “discussed and planned with the popular captain of Team India himself, over a bespoke session. Many versions of the same look were created and eventually the choice of the deep navy-blue silk handmade Jodhpuri Bandhgala Jacket paired with the classic Jodhpuri breeches with custom-made shoes was finalized upon.”
Kohli is “not a slave to passing trends,” having chosen a bespoke look that has stood the test of time. “It is his exposure to a mass audience that will perhaps make this look a trend at all levels of retail.”
As an international style-setter in her own right, Anushka Kohli was on hand for the initial interaction with Rathore’s team and “had valuable input to offer,” he said.
As the namesake of a bespoke men’s wear company, Rathore said it was imperative to understand what exactly Kohli was looking for and

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Virat Kohli ‘Understands His Role as a Mass Icon,’ Says Designer Raghavendra Rathore

Virat Kohli ‘Understands His Role as a Mass Icon,’ Says Designer Raghavendra Rathore

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