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Rohit Bal and other designers at Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort 2012

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LFW also announced a number of new initiatives for the season, including an exclusive Indian Textile Day, ‘The New Source’ and Grand Finale Designer Rohit Bal

Lakmé Fashion Week announces participating designers and sponsors for Summer/Resort 2012. This season promises several new initiatives to showcase designs from around the world, exchange of ideas,

a networking base and a stage where artistic form of expression is celebrated. Leading the curve in promoting new talent, e-commerce and digital strategies, LFW continues to grow and expand its footprint across the world.


As a tribute to Indian textiles, LFW will be dedicating a day to Indian Craftsmanship and Textiles. All designers participating on this day will showcase Indian weaves and crafts. Krishna Mehta, a staunch supporter of Indian arts and crafts will curate the day. The event will see industry veterans participating in guest lectures, panel discussions and workshops. LFW’s endeavour is to aggregate the best designers who work with indigenous fabrics and put together a collection bringing the dominance of Indian textiles to the fore

Lakmé Fashion Week will see iconic international Designer Bibhu Mohapatra presenting a show on the LFW Runway. This will be his first time participating at a Fashion Week in India

Rohit Bal returns to the LFW platform as the Lakmé Grand Finale designer after 12 years. The veteran designer will be interpreting the Lakmé Absolute range by Lakmé

Last season, “The Source” - the business hub at LFW had gone for a complete makeover to drive more business and meet the demands of buyers. This season LFW continues the re-vamp of the source and will be seen in a completely new look with instillations and designer exhibits. The new source will also see an interesting mix of art, culture and various other activities thereby making it the central point of business interactions

The international concept of showcasing designs in mini shows in the form of ‘Talent Box’ introduced by LFW last season was a great success. This season witnessed an increased in the number of applications - almost 20 designers will showcase through the Talent Box shows

LFW TV, the online channel that live streams designer shows and showcases behind the scene activities from Lakmé Fashion Week across the globe will see Super Model Nina Manuel come on board as our host this season. She will bring to the viewers exclusive content of shows, behind the scenes action, trend reports, exclusive interviews, parties and much more from India’s premier fashion trade platform. This online streaming channel will take a step further and allow buyers, sponsors and fashion enthusiasts, around the world to gain real time access to the action

Through the Fashion Workshop Series (FWS), LFW has created a platform for industry leaders to share best practices. The fashion community and students from fashion institutes all over India participate in the fashion workshop series. This season, the sixth edition of the FWS, will focus on fashion styling.  This workshop will center on stylists that go through an understanding of up-to-the-minute trends in fashion, as well as the intricacies of design, color theory, and lighting before finalizing on the style along with other aspects of styling

The upcoming Summer/Resort 2012 has garnered great support from its new and existing partners that play a critical role in making this event a grand success each season:
Re-joining us as an Associate Sponsor for the fourth season, is one of India’s leading Mobile Services provider, Aircel
As LFW’s longest running partner, DHL continues its support as the Official Logistics Partner of Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012
Continuing their fourth successful association is India’s leading fashion trade E-Commerce portal – Fashion and You, as its Official Online Retail Partner.
LFW welcomes new sponsors, INK Infrastructure –  Official Real Estate Partner and Forever Jewelry  – Official Jewelry Partner
Blender’s Pride our Official Partner will also be one of our Co-Sponsors this season

INIFD – Official Knowledge Partner and Presenting Sponsor for the Fashion Workshop Series; Kingfisher – Official Good Times Partner continues their support and Hotel  Grand Hyatt, Mumbai remains the Official Venue and Hospitality Partner

Present at the occasion, Anjana Sharma, Director - Fashion, IMG Reliance said, “As thought leaders in Indian fashion, our endeavor is to strengthen LFW as a platform every season. This edition of Summer/Resort will see an eclectic mix of Indian designers, a dedicated day to showcase the vibrancy and magic of Indian weaves and crafts. Watch out for the “New Look” Source area that will adorn various installations along with Talent Box collections from young design talent. We at Lakmé Fashion Week offer sponsors, partners, designers, industry professionals, design students, and all attendees a series of unique experiences, each designed to explore, educate and celebrate fashion”.

Sharing her view, Farida Kaliyadan, General Manager, Lakmé said, “Lakmé has a legacy of blending contemporary international fashion and beauty trends while catering to the preferences of the Indian woman. With Lakmé taking a significant leap with the launch of Lakmé ABSOLUTE, looks created this season will enable the fashion forward woman to be magical in her everyday life. We are honoured to have on board Rohit Bal as the Lakmé Grand Finale designer as his designs embody the same individualistic yet Indian sensibility of the contemporary Indian woman. We have had a fulfilling association with LFW for the last 12 years and we look forward to celebrating the best of fashion and beauty in  this dynamic season of Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012.”



List of Designers participating for Summer/Resort 2012

Abhishek Dutta ,                         Nivedita Swarup

Anita Dongre Nupur Kanoi

Anjana Seth                                 Paromita Banerjee

Archana Kochhar,                       Payal Kapoor

Arpan Vohra Payal Singhal

Bhairavi Jaikishen Payal Khandwala

Bibhu Mohapatra Payal Kothari

Debarun Mukherjee Pia Pauro

Deepika Govind Pooja Kapoor

Deepti Pruthi Pranav Misra & Shyma Shetty

Drashta Sarvaiya Priyadarshini Rao

Eina Ahluwalia Priyal Prakash

Gaurang Shah Priyangsu Maji

Gautam Sinha                         Purvi Doshi

Harangad Singh                      Rajat Tangri

Hiral Bhogi & Nidhi Shah       Rimi Nayak

Indira Baikerikar Ghosh Ritika Bharwani

Isha & Nitin                                Kartikeya Rocky S

Jatin Varma Rohit Bal

Kapil & Mmonika Arora           Ruchika Sachdeva

Khushali Kumar                       Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Khushboo Agarwal & Prem Kumar Sailex Ngairangbam

Komal Sood Samar Firdos

Krishna Mehta                        Sapna Bhavnani & Sukriti Grover

Little Shilpa         Sashikant Naidu

Malini Agarwalla                    Shashank Raj & Prajwal Badwe

Manish Malhotra Shivan & Narresh

Masaba Gupta Shruti Sancheti

Mayank Anand & Shraddha Nigam Siddhartha Tytler

Mehak Gupta Sougat Paul

Mona Shroff Soumitra Mondal

Narendra Kumar Suhani Pittie

Neeru Kumar Swapnil Shinde

Neha Agarwal Theresa James & Roger Prince

Nimish Shah Umesh Vashisht

Nitin Bal Chauhan                  Vaishali Shadangule

Nitya Bajaj Vikram  Phadnis

Nitya Bajaj & Ashfaque Ahmed Vivek Shah

Gen Next Designers

Archana Rao                       Shikha Grover & Vinita Adhikare

Manoj Kumar & Vinod Bhardwaj Tanya Sharma

Megha Garg                       Yogesh Chaudhary

Prashant Kumar



•Last Updated• ( ••Saturday•, 11 •February• 2012 03:57• )  

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