The event was held at hotel Vivanta Dwarka in the National capital
The event was held at hotel Vivanta Dwarka in the National capital

8th edition of Asian Designer Week held in Delhi, emphasis on North-East textiles

ANI | Updated: May 01, 2019 14:46 IST

New Delhi [India] Apr 30, (ANI): The eighth edition of Asian Designer Week became witness to cutting-edge designs showcased by young fashion designers in a two-day event that commenced on Sunday.
Organised by Asian Fashion Design Council (AFDC), the two-day event was marked with the presence of more than 40 young fashion designers from across the country.
“The main aim of organizing this fashion show is to give a platform to young budding designers to showcase their talent,” said Robby Rawat, Director Asian Fashion Design Council (AFDC).
With a special emphasis on promoting the Khadi, handlooms and North-East textiles from Manipur,Delhi Fashion Club (DFC), presented renowned Manipur designer Robert Naorem.

"Northeast is  not only rich in culture but has rich values. So I thought to bring those values,cultures in the mainland. So, I called designer Robert Naorem and Actress Soma Laishram to represent Northeast ," said Harshit Dhingaun,Chairman of Delhi Fashion Club. 

During the event,  designer Robert Naorem showcased his latest summer collection. Celebrating spring summer, Robert’s collection showcased the rich Manipuri cultural dress clubbed with Naga headgear.

Speaking to ANI, the Manipuri designer said, “This collection speaks not only of design but of emotions of our Northeast culture also. We need to bring these fashion trends in limelight and make the woven textiles of Northeast the fashion trend of India.”
Vivek Rawat, the creative director of Asian Designer week said, “The last season was a huge success, we hope for even better results this season. Our objective is to formulate a platform for the budding designers across Asia who are immensely talented, and have the potential to take their fashion labels to global markets.” (ANI)

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