In Jodhpur where Maanav Gangwani was given the impossible task of dressing up both super-model Naomi Campbell and her boyfriend Vladimir Doronin, the designer says it was `five days of hard work, sweat and
Maanav, a long-standing friend of Naomi says he was `partying on the job`... `I was given the seemingly impossible task of dressing up both my friend Naomi and her boyfriend Vladimir in Indian clothes. All their Indian attire was done by me. While Naomi has worn my sarees earlier and is familiar with my designs, Vladimir was completely new to my designs and to Indian clothes. `
Apparently it was quite an ordeal to convince Vladimir to get into the Gangwani kurta-pyjamas, sherwanis and band-galas.
`But once he was in them Vladimir owned them. He seemed made for my clothes. As for Naomi she feels the fabric, cares for the brand. Having her wear my clothes is a privilege beyond words, ` gushes Gangwani.
The besotted designer describes Naomi as the `only supermodel in the world` and also the `most misunderstood woman on this planet. `