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Lakme Fashion Week: Sustainable Fashion & Indian Textile Day Part One


The Sustainable Fashion and Textile Day at Lakme Fashion Week is like no other with the runway hosting craftsmen and weavers; recyclists and upcyclists, unconventional models and revivalists while stirring up a real conversation on the unique landscape of fashion in dynamic India.

The show – Reincarnations introduced designers who are working with upcycling.

The design inspiration for Wandering Whites collection comes from metal junk – air conditioner coils, bolts, gas burners etc. which are then morphed into these stunning pieces.

Innumerable types of industrial waste generated in the world today that is irresponsibly discarded. Jambudveep‘s garments and shoes are delicately embellished with such waste.


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Lakme Fashion Week: Sustainable Fashion & Indian Textile Day Part Two


Sanjukta Dutta continued on her effort to get an inclusion of hand weaves and Mekhala Chador of Assam into the festive wardrobe of all Indian women.

Inspiration was contrasts and the textile was sourced from weavers all over the country, made in a cohesive line of Amrich apparels.

1500 looms of Cooch Behar that were deserted by weavers for lack of work, came back to life to create this line by Sayantan Sarkar.


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