Umang Hutheesing: “A Royal Culture Revivalist”


Get to know “Umang Hutheesingh”, a royal culture revivalist. Well no uncertainty, Umang Hutheesing is a historian/ curator and designer bringing back the magnificent legacy from the treasures of Hutheesing family & known for his immense work in revisiting crafts in this genre. A champion for the cause, he was inspired by the ‘rich history’ to create an everlasting legacy with his heritage history, legacy makes, and tasteful creativity.

Image cr: The Les Derniers Maharaja, an exhibition of Royal Indian Costumes from the Deepak & Daksha Heritage Collection, curated by Umang for YSL Foundation, Paris, in 2010, which was on display for five months  |  Sourced by The Telegraph

Looking back; unions with the Nehru and Tagore family, coordinated efforts traversing the globe, and optimising the fortunes of the family have promoted the noteworthy genealogy in Gujarat.

Image cr: Umang Hutheesing boasts a heritage from 1,200 years ago  |  Sourced by The Telegraph

1. The historical backdrop of India has been the most famous for its ancient art & craft, commands the universe of fashion & art in historical patterns. An age-old method never goes off-beat, silhouettes and styling, the bandhgala coat appeared here is a lush token of rich sherwani in quieted ivory with huge floral themes. String work weaving and balance by his trademark weaved peach shaded tones. The detailed marodi work is an exquisite articulation to make for your wedding occasions this year and is a conversation must have..

2. Note the captivating weaving designs in imperial trademark style, genuinely denoting his master as a revivalist. A narrator in his own privilege and having the option to return to age old techniques, silhouettes and styling, the bandhgala coat appeared here is a rich token of what we should celebrate particularly in this coming wedding season. Concentrating here on Umangs love which praises the universe of the RAJ in its innate inheritance of materials and details. The rich velvet really says its all.

3. Bringing the modern into the legacy is also seen in these gorgeous embroidered striped Tux jackets that are trademark of what he does so well. Knowing his clients and his work well, he is not shy to borrow the contemporary into his designs although the detailing remains rooted in history.

More of “Umang Hutheesingh”

Image cr: Umang with MK Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar of Udaipur and his bride Nivritti Kumari of Odisha.  |  Sourced by The Telegrapha

From making the most luxurious outfits that calm your little pocket to holding a heritage to 1,200 years & in love sporting ‘Khadi Kurtas’. Umang prodigious apparel, amazing gems, and the show he performs stay unequaled till day. Redesigns refined style and the assortment presents – Rich Brocades, Silks, and Velvets as they hit the dance floor with sensitive Chiffons and Shimmers enlivening the radiance of the former period. Great Sarees, Kalidar Ghaghras, and Anarkalis, lavishly assembled Gheras, Bandis, and Blouses are complemented with Odhanas and Dupattas all luxuriously adorned for the present Maharani’s.

So when someone asked him, “what luxury means to him?”

His answer was pretty straight and astonishing of course, “My Grandmother in a starched white khadi saree, smelling of mogra.” According to him, royalty is more of sticking with ‘old-fashioned styles’, a ‘royal cultural revivalist’. 


Image cr: Princess Mriganka Kumari of J&K, granddaughter of Karan Singh in a Hatheesing design  |  Sourced by The Telegraph

There is a lot more left to share. Check Umang Hutheesingh Bridal Collection here & For more info visit the website of ‘Umang Hutheesingh’

Did you check my last post on “Kimono styling?” if not chick here to read!

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  • Jhilmil


    Its great to know so much in detail about royal fashion and styling. The article covers a lot about the use and advent of fabrics.

    • admin

      its also interesting given the details of the kind of work he does which i didnt know about:)

  • Sundeep


    There is something truly enticing about royalty. To dress like royalty, you need to imagine yourself being one from the royals. I really love the royal durbar collection by Umang Hutheesing. Simply Exotic!!

    • admin

      something for all of us to be proud of guys isnt it:)

  • Judy Morris


    Wow Mr. Umang is certainly reviving the royal styling in a beautiful way. Your black band gala coat looks so royal and yet it makes you look contemporary and not overly ancient..

    • admin

      Hi Judy, yes that true the garment was also my fav in the shoot as its so bold and forward.

  • sapna


    royalty never become obsolete. this is so the way it has been styled

    • admin

      thank you for that, yes much appreciated

  • Raksha


    I was not aware of Umang Hutheesing. This is absolutely amazing and those designs created by Umang are stunning. I loved every single of them. I have always wanted to buy an exquisite piece of royal design and looks like I got an answer. I will look into more of these designs.

    • admin

      yes he does these beautiful shawls and wraps that you can use so easily, it could be for the next set of ocassions

  • Hansa Kajaria


    The royalty style has somethings which is very appealing to the eyes. The Colors n the style speaks for itself. All the designs and work done by Umang speak a lot about his work and knowledge of the royalty dressing.

    • admin

      so well said your captured the essence, i agree with u

  • Pallavi Watermarks


    Such an interesting post I was not aware about Umang hutheesing.

    I loved the purple and black one .

    • admin

      yes the black one is so beautiful esp with the large motif

  • Docdivatraveller


    Are you sure you don’t have a Royal background? Because you would fit into the clan so perfectly! Great styling as always.

    • admin

      haha, i wish you are too kind for sure:)

  • Rahul Prabhakar


    My God … What royalty! Am heading straight to the website of Umang Hutheesingh now to check out the Khadi Kurtas. You look amazing btw

    • admin

      thanks a lot Rahul, glad u liked to story behind it as well

  • MeenalSonal


    The varied couture and colorful attire with complete royalty is what India is known for. These are really mesmerizing designs!

    • admin

      yes i agree such a wonderful craft and detail

  • nadia


    it is always delightful to see your posts. full of luxury and beautiful artistic pieces. loved all the attire and specifically umang creations.

    • admin

      thank u and this is awesome that u enjoyed

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