FDCI to dedicate the first-day of AIFW AW’17 to ‘Handlooms and Textiles’ of India

The fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), in retaining with its dedication of staying true to the Indian ethos, will probably be dedicating the first day of the upcoming Amazon India fashion Week AW’17, in organization with Maybelline the big apple, to the celebrations of indigenous handlooms and textiles.

The event shall be held from March 15-18 on the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Lodhi avenue.

Taking this extra, in an attempt to pay homage to the unsung heroes- the weavers who spin magic, six indicates with seventy one variety aficionados will translate their vision through heady ensembles on the first day of the fashion spectacle.

Within the opening show, FDCI and The Handloom school – supported by excellent Earth, will renowned the anonymous makers who create magic with thread, featuring insightful ensembles from 13 illustrated designers.

Adopted by way of a specific show committed to Indonesian textiles and techniques will mark the partnership with Jakarta trend Week (JFW), to enable a go-cultural alternate of designer skill between the 2 platforms.

Because the day progresses, veteran clothier, Madhu Jain, will likely be celebrating 30 years in the industry as a craft revivalist and fabric conservationist, together with Krishna Mehta, recognized for bringing Maheshwari fabrics to the limelight.

Abraham & Thakore will spotlight the irregularity of Indian textures, making use of pure Indian cottons which might be both hand woven or hand printed. The day may even witness the ethnic inheritance of Jharkhand, in a never visible earlier than partnership as AIFW’s ‘associate State’. Celebrating ten years of Vogue in India, SARI-torial splendour of 55 ultra-modern day narratives of our common Indian drape will take the centre stage with the closing show for the day -‘Vogue grants Sari 24/7’.

On the announcement, Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI stated, “The FDCI and its designers wish to increase creativity and infuse recent power by means of the medium of textiles and subtle minimalism, which had been a tour de drive in the Indian design ideology. Like consistently, this year too, the event will be multifaceted, as we discover the nuanced processes at the back of the final refinement.”


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