Seems like the great outdated days of Indian vogue are again… after greater than a decade-and-a-half, Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) will current a joint vogue week scheduled to happen from 16-21 March 2021.
The Phygital Fashion Week ushers in an period of positivity to drive development within the business within the post-pandemic world. Leaders of the business — FDCI, Lakme and RISE Worldwide make historical past with this occasion, kickstarting of an period of efficient co-operation and significant initiatives.
Combining forces Lakme Fashion Week collectively organised by Lakme & RISE Worldwide (previously IMG Reliance) and FDCI will current a joint schedule this season at LFW. The occasion could have a particular “unity logo” designed to mark this event.
The occasion will function the very best of curation and designers from Delhi, Mumbai and throughout India. FDCI & LFW will collectively current the Opening Show on sixteenth March and can culminate with the Lakme Absolute Grand Finale on twenty first March. The occasion may even function expertise discovery programme GenNext for designers in addition to promote modelling expertise by FDCI’s #GetNoticed Model Hunt apart from different improvements. Both FDCI and LFW will proceed their purchaser programmes launched final season as nicely.
Sunil Sethi, Chairman FDCI commented: “The Fashion Design Council of India for decades has tirelessly worked to make the design industry lead from the front and leave a global footprint. The pandemic has darkened the clouds, this will add a silver lining to the business of fashion and help sharpen the needs of the fast-changing world. Lakme, RISE Worldwide and FDCI will now have a shared purpose and belonging as we both reinvent the wheel in uncertain times. We are delighted to present this fashion week together.”
Ashwath Swaminathan, Head of Innovations at Lakme stated: “Our association with the Indian fashion industry runs deep as Lakme has been a key driver of its growth for the past 20 years. We look forward to this partnership opening up new avenues of growth for all stakeholders. We continue to remain true to the pillars of the Lakme Fashion week which are discoverability, sustainability and talkability as we present the best in Indian fashion & beauty this season to a global audience.”
Jaspreet Chandok, Head – Lifestyle Businesses at RISE Worldwide stated: “RISE Worldwide’s ultimate goal is the development of eco-systems that we operate in and we feel this partnership will help elevate the fashion industry to new heights. We are glad to partner with the FDCI and look forward to jointly present Lakme Fashion Week this season, as we RISE as one.”
LFW in partnership with FDCI will launch the schedule shortly.