AIFW A/W 2017 gets Jharkhand its partner
Jharkhand is the partner state for the ‘Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2017’, to be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium from March 15, the organiser, Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), said.
In association with Maybelline New York, the highlight of the four-day fashion extravagnza will be the different designers’ interpretations of the Tussar fabric, FDCI sources said.
The show has been curated by fashion designer Shaina NC. She will also be presenting her collection for the first time at AIFW. Other designers include, Pinnacle Shruti Sancheti, Rina Dhaka and Dabiri by Divya and Ambika.
“Jharcraft is extremely glad to be associated with FDCI, with the mission of crafting opportunities, changing lives in the rural areas based on sericulture, handloom and other allied activities of Jharkhand,” K. Ravikumar, managing director of Jharcraft, said.
“With the support of FDCI, Jharcraft hopes to provide a platform to the artisans and weavers to merchandise their own products, through the maximum utilization of natural resources and manpower of Jharkhand,” Ravikumar said.
FDCI president, Sunil Sethi said the association with Jharkhand is in continuation with the commitment to preserve crafts. “Jharkhand’s hidden wonders will be unveiled by designers, who will translate its story through the magnificent swirls of fabric,” he added.
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