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Satya Paul: Indian designer who made the sari fashionable dies at 78

Satya Paul: Indian designer who made the sari fashionable dies at 78

By Semi Turaga
Saturday 09/01/2021
[Image: bbc]

Indian fashion designer Satya Paul, whose prints helped to modernise the traditional sari, has died at 78.

A favourite of many Bollywood stars, the designer made his name with his use of contemporary colours, patterns and materials.

He set up India's first sari boutique in 1980 and launched his own label six years later.

BBC News reports Paul died on Wednesday after suffering a stroke last month.

Paul's retail empire, which covered eight Indian cities and online, also made scarves and ties.

[Source: BBC]



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