Designers showing their best collection which represent “Make In India” vision with respect and love for the country

Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), which has been a frontrunner in taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make In India’ vision, organised an event showcasing the Indian craft and textile at the ninth edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019. The Summit 2019 has evolved into a platform for brainstorming on agendas of global socio-economic development, in addition to being a facilitator for knowledge sharing and forging effective partnerships. Seven Indian Fashion designers have participated in this event.

Fashion designers Anju Modi, Gaurang Shah, Namrata Joshipura, Payal Jain, Rahul Mishra and Rajesh Pratap Singh got together to showcase their interpretation of ‘Make in India’ theme. With the theme “Make In India”, the designers showcased their collection in their distinctive signature style at the show, which was held on the banks of the Sabarmati.

Anju showcased Banarasi brocade and Matka silk along with techniques like gold foil print, gotta Patti work and zardozi embroidery. And her collection was titled as “Raas Leela”.

Known as the master of weaves, Gaurang strives to create exquisite handcrafted masterpieces. Gaurang Shah presented Chitravali, featuring kalamkari inspired by Ajanta paintings on Kanjeevaram weaves.

Namrata‘s vision is that of a global aesthetic. Her unique ability to marry contemporary silhouettes with modern interpretations is her working style. The designer picked contemporary silhouettes with traditional brocades for the show.

Payal Jain’s white Blanc collection had tone-on-tone usage of chikankari, applique, mirror-work, resham embroidery, mokaish, zardozi and glass beading on silk jamdani, chanderi, katrua and khinkhab.

Designer philosophy says, If villages are stronger you will have a stronger country, a stronger nation, and a stronger world. Rahul Mishra showcased traditional chikankari from Lucknow in his collection “Charbagh”.

The designer combines the modern with the traditional in an understated design aesthetic, his clothes have a global appeal yet remain passionately Indian. Khadi from Gujarat and Rajasthan mixed with ikat was presented by Rajesh Pratap Singh.

Gujarat based designers Shyamal & Bhumika fashion collections strongly reflect a passion for craft & heritage. the designer curated “Vayanti“, a couture collection incorporating exquisite brocade from Gujarat for the show.

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