Srilankan Designer Darshi Keerthisena at CIFW

Fashion Designer Darshi Keerthisena is the Creative Director at Buddhi Batiks, a leading proponent of the batik craft. She is noted for pushing the Sri Lankan batik industry into the contemporary fashion market, and for popularizing the batik sari as a must have piece in every woman’s wardrobe. Runjhun Speaks to her post show at the Chennai International Fashion Week about her collection and how her Buddhi Batiks Resort 2013 collection is inspired by the colours, sounds, smells and shapes of Marrakech, Morocco, from the intricate details on the stone wall carvings to the vibrant colours of their textiles. for more videos on Chennai Fashion Week 2012, log on to