FDCI inducts six designers in the Couture Hall of Fame
today Jul 30, 2019
The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) has instituted the Couture Hall of Fame by inducting six renowned designers in its inaugural induction ceremony held in the capital New Delhi.
The six designers inducted in the couture hall of fame are Ritu Kumar, Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, Rohit Bal, Shahab Durazi, Suneet Varma, and Tarun Tahiliani.
Commenting on the initiative, FDCI chairman Sunil Sethi in a statement said: “My journey at the Fashion Design Council of India started in 2008 and haute couture is the ultimate destination even as our aim is to modernise the blueprint for Indian iconography, reviving forgotten motifs and crafts with insightful techniques.
“The FDCI Couture Hall of Fame is a coveted recognition for those, who have tirelessly worked towards taking India global. The FDCI Board of Governors has also decided to curate the India Fashion Awards that will unveil this year.”
The event also saw a fashion show “Couture Chronicles” which saw participation by 21 leading designers from India who showcased their creations through the show.
The award trophy that was presented to all the six inductees was designed by Sunil Sethi Design Alliance and the decor was executed by designer Varun Bahl assisted by UAIS design team.
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