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Anamika Khanna takes part in We The Women, Kolkata

today Oct 3, 2019
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Designer Anamika Khanna took part in We The Women, a summit held in Kolkata on September 30, and discussed her experience in the business of fashion.

Anamika Khanna (second right) at We The Women in Kolkata on Monday - We The Women- Facebook

We The Women held its latest edition in Kolkata on Monday at Loreto College in association with UN Women. The day of seminars featured a number of women in fashion, including designer Anamika Khanna who took part in a panel titled “No Spin. Just Truth- Women and Ambition” along with Jhulan Goswami, Malavika Banerjee, and Barkha Dutt. 

The seminar also highlighted the work of artisan Ruma Devi who tells the story of having transcended her humble Barmer village upbringing to have her appliqué work featured in international runway shows. The participatory festival was curated by journalist Barkha Dutt. This was the first time it was held in Kolkata. 

The event will travel to Bengaluru for its upcoming edition on November 3 and then to Mumbai for an event on December 1. We The Women will feature women from a number of industries, including fashion, at its two upcoming events.

Anamika Khanna retails her designs from her two flagship stores in Kolkata and New Delhi and also has a presence in a number of multi-brand boutiques across India and in the UK. Khanna has shown collections in Paris and London and just released her autumn/ winter 2019 collection.