Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016 to promote talent from Assam

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With an idea to encourage talent from North East, Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2016 will focus on designers from Assam.

Three designers from the state will make their runway debut under the ‘Sustainability and Indian Handlooms’ section.

Photo: India Times
Photo: India Times

Well-known labels including Vrisa, Anavilla Mishra, Raw Mango, Pella and Padmaja will also present their range on the Indian Textile Day, dedicated to celebrating the textile
industry in India.

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Ace designer Tarun Tahiliani will open the fashion week on 23 August, in association with LYF.

In its 17th year, LFW has put together a line-up of 92 participating designers including Rajesh Pratap Singh, Sanjay Garg, Ashish N Soni, Shantanu & Nikhil, Payal Khandwala, Kunal Rawal, among others.

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A plus-size show, curated by designer Shilpa Chavan of Little Shilpa in association with the plus-size store, aLL, will also take place.

Celebrity designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee will bring the curtains down on August 28 as the Lakme Grand Finale designer.

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He will present a line inspired by Lakme’s beauty statement for the season ‘Illuminate’.

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