The Lakmé Fashion Week x FDCI is it the biggest fashion event of the year, but it’s also a great opportunity to network and gain insights into the fashion industry. The event was held at place in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from October 11 to 15, 2023.
The Lakme Fashion Week event provided a national platform to young designers from across the country. From textile stories and sustainable fashion to paying tribute to the grace and strength of women, Lakme Fashion Week x FDCI was definitely an exciting event. Lakmé Fashion Week x FDCI is one of the most watched out for events in the country. The bi-annual event attracted audiences not only from India but also from across the globe and is one of the most followed platforms digitally.
When it comes to making a splash in the fashion business, Lakmé Fashion Week x FDCI is where brands are born and succeed. The INIFD GenNext featured put on centre stage No Grey Area, Sonam Khetan, and Triune, while INIFD Launchpad presented five future names and the Pearl Academy’s FDCI ‘First Cut’ showed dazzled with 32 designers.
The finale of the Lakmé Fashion Week x FDCI was one of the most unusual ever created. Keeping the tempo of the show in top gear at the magnificent Fountain in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, moving vocals crooned as the models glided around. The House of Lakmé presented the exquisite creations of New York based designer, Bibhu Mohapatra’s spectacular collection ‘Come Home’. The show was undoubtedly one of the most memorable happenings in the Indian fashion world. The most exciting part of the show was the coming together on the ramp, of past and present beautiful Lakmé faces – Lisa Haydon, Carol Gracias, Bipasha Basu, Alicia Kaur, Kirandeep Chahal, Vipasha Agarwal Simone Singh and Shimona Nath who paraded with Ananya Panday, the current Lakmé brand ambassador.
Sunil Sethi, Chairman of FDCI, said, “We are thrilled to return to New Delhi for this season’s Lakme Fashion Week in partnership with FDCI. As we continue to strengthen the platform that serves to showcase the finest design talent in the industry, we’re also excited to continue elevating the business of fashion. Our goal is to support both young and established designers, fostering an environment that encourages innovation and creativity. And with this edition, we want to engage and inspire stakeholders from across the industry.”
The event also provided plenty of networking opportunities with some of the biggest names in fashion. Attendees had the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and exchange ideas and resources that will help them advance their careers in fashion. Famous brands will join hands with renowned designers to present effortless fashion.