Kankatala will soon turn 75 and to celebrate the occasion they have launched their new collection titled – Queens of Andhra. Inspired by six powerful queens from Andhra Pradesh, the collection features saris in rich hues. Their website states –
Kankatala, at the threshold of turning 75 years presents a never-before Regal Collection of Sarees inspired by the Bold & Beautiful Queens of Andhra. Each Collection reflects a queen’s distinctive character. Come experience this historical journey which is a tribute to you for making Kankatala what it is today.
Dressed in turquoise and blue is Maharani Adi Laxmi Devamma and in a rich pink kanchi-pattu sari with heavy zari work is Rani Akkadevi. Beloved of Quli Qutub Shah – Rani Bhagmati – is draped in a rich Banarasi sari with antique zari work and our very own Visakhapatnam queen Rani Chandramani Devi is imagined in her timeless grace in a humble khadi with rich jamdani work. Nayakuralu Nagamma stands proud in a nine-yard yellow kanchi sari while Rani Rudramma Devi stands draped in a red kanchi-pattu beauty.