Bombay Shirt Company and Arjun Khanna Reveal Collaborative Design Project
Bombay Shirt Company and Arjun Khanna Reveal Collaborative Design Project

Bombay Shirt Company and esteemed menswear designer Arjun Khanna have announced a distinctive creative collaboration. The two prominent home-grown brands will release a series of limited-edition collections over the coming year, each designed to tell a story rich in history, ruggedness, timeless silhouettes, and iconic fabrics.

The first collection, launched on 6 July, centers on the fabric suitable for all seasons and occasions: denim. This exclusive BSC X AK collection is a tribute to meticulous craftsmanship and intricate design details, transforming each shirt into a wearable piece of art. From specific silai (stitch) detailing to thoughtfully placed metal hardware and distinctive washes, every feature is designed with purpose, celebrating denim’s rich heritage and timeless style.

Akshay Narvekar, Founder & CEO, Bombay Shirt Company said, “When we were thinking of our next collab there was one name we kept coming back to - Arjun Khanna. His name and brand is synonymous with exceptional quality and a rich tailoring heritage. We couldn’t think of anyone better to bring a collection like this to life. His attention to detail, incredible insights and knowledge of how to work with a fabric like this are unparalleled. We can’t wait for everyone to experience this collection.” 

"Denim is a timeless fabric that is close to my heart. As a lifelong student of denim and a collector of vintage denim for over 3 decades, I knew this was going to be the foundation for our first Limited drop. Akshay, Neha, and the Bombay Shirt Company team instantly resonated with what we envisioned. We’ve spent months pouring over every distinct detail from the metal rivets, the color of every thread, to the cuts and labels. Each shirt is hand-stitched. Each is unique. Each is a wearable piece of art. Thrilled to partner with Bombay Shirt Company to take our shared vision into more wardrobes in India and around the world,” said Arjun Khanna, Designer. 

This limited-edition collection features 12 ready-to-wear shirts: 10 crafted in varying shades of denim and 2 in a unique fabric, adding an element of surprise. Each design seamlessly blends vintage aesthetics with modern versatility for the discerning man.

The design team drew inspiration from a diverse array of stories, including classic vintage military uniforms, safari-appropriate fabrics, and silhouettes, the rugged masculinity of workwear immortalized in timeless Western films, the elegance of Japanese retro chic, and the vibrancy of Bombay. All these iconic looks are woven together by the common thread of denim, with each piece in this collection telling its own unique story and leaving a lasting impression.

The Limited Edition collection will be available for purchase starting 6 July 2024 exclusively at Bombay Shirt Company stores across the country and online.

 
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