Mumbai: NIFT organizes fashion show to promote khadi
The National Institute of Fashion Technology, NIFT Mumbai, organized a fashion show yesterday to promote khadi. Fashion veteran Mehar Castelino and Design Head of Birla Cellulose, Nelson Jaffery, inaugurated this event.
Several designers, including Tejashri from Mogasu sarees, Jinisha for the Around brand, Leena Das from Village Art, Prashansa for Reshamandi, Anubhuti for Anubhuti Designs, and Aditya for Proth, made their contributions.
NIFT students, specializing in styling and heritage textiles, creatively draped the garments provided by the designers in a stylish and artistic manner, contributing to their creativity. Several students, specializing in Craft-Based Product Design, designed clothing that enhanced the show’s grandeur.
Under this module, some students also engaged in dialogues and collaborated with various weavers from different handloom clusters in India, leading to the creation of beautiful designs.
Khadi, made from the spinning wheel, is known globally for its comfortable clothing and simplicity. The aim of this event was to break the boundaries of khadi.