Lakmé Fashion Week, Fashion Design Council of India, and Rise Worldwide have borne various initiatives, throughout the years, emphasizing the advantages of Sustainable Fashion and its effect on the environment. For this season, the leading forces of Beauty & Fashion in India – Lakmé Fashion Week, jointly organised by Lakmé & RISE; and the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), will be celebrating the sustainable innovations in fashion at Sustainable Fashion Day on 13th October at the Jio World Convention Centre

Sumati Mattu, Head of Innovations, Lakmé said, “As part of Unilever’s Positive Beauty manifesto, taking care of the planet is a fundamental part of the sustainability mission at Lakmé. Beauty and fashion are an integral part of contemporary lifestyles. As the platform sits at the intersection of all these elements, we are excited to see innovations in sustainable fashion and look forward to working towards achieving a greener future together.”

Sunil Sethi, Chairman FDCI said,“Over the last decade, FDCI has been committed to carving out a greener future for the Indian Fashion Industry. The upcoming edition of fashion week marks our return to Mumbai after 16 years and we are thrilled to celebrate sustainable fashion day this season. We have an array of bright designers that are working with some of the leading brands in green fashion and we are extremely excited to see their collections materialize on the runway.”

Jaspreet Chandok, Head – RISE Fashion & Lifestylesaid, “There is no easy solutions to the impact of fashion on the environment, each and every one of us have to do our bit. With this season, we are pushing forward our efforts for significant conversations around Sustainable Fashion and circular innovations as well as our commitment to go carbon neutral by 2025 as an event.”