Benu Bhatnagar is a boutique designer wear shop in Jaipur. Benu has been a designer for the past 20 years. Her clientele includes the US first lady, Michele Obama and several other international celebrities.
She supplies to exclusive boutiques like ‘Ananda ‘ in the Himalayas.
A few elegant sarees and salwar kameez pieces are on display. The colours are shocking pink and green and pale yellow with beautiful gotta patti work. They are elegant and classy. Party wear and evening wear kameez with palazzos are worth a buy at Rs. 16000 –Rs. 18000 a piece. You can custom order your bridal dresses from Benu. The design ,colour and fittings will be to your requirements and within your budget.
On the first floor of her boutique is a Pichwai painting gallery.
Benu’s son Shan Bhatnagar is a Pichwai painter. This kind of painting is unique to Rajasthan. You may be tempted to pick up a beautiful piece for your home when you visit the gallery.
Pichhwai are intricate paintings which portray Lord Krishna. They exist in the holy town of Nathdwara in the Rajasthan state of India.
Krishna is shown in different moods, body postures, and attire more commonly found on a cloth or paper. It is a very ancient form of art passed on from generation to generation and it has a very devotional theme towards Lord Krishna.