Five new designers to showcase at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018
The five designers that were selected this year from LFW’s Gen Next Designer Programme are Ajay Kumar Singh, Kanika Sachdev, Shweta Gupta and Yadvi Agarwal from New Delhi and Anurag Gupta from Noida.
Commenting on the Gen Next designers, Ashwath Swaminathan, Head of Innovations, Lakme, in a statement said, "Discovery is one of the key pillars of Lakme Fashion Week and the Gen Next show helps us unearth new fashion talent every season. These new designers are the future of Indian fashion.
"We had a tough job of selecting 5 talented designers from the jury shortlist. Looking forward to seeing their collection on the runway,” he added.
The five designers were selected by the LFW Advisory Board that includes leading designers Anamika Khanna, Anita Dongre, Manish Malhotra, Narendra Kumar, Rohit Bal, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, among many others.
Jaspreet Chandok, Vice-President and Head - Fashion, IMG Reliance, said, "The Gen Next programme is a testimony to Lakme Fashion Week's continued effort to promote and shape the face of Indian fashion industry. This season has seen some exceptional talent come to the forefront, and we are very excited to see what these young designers bring to the ramp."
The 38th edition of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive will be starting from August 22 at St Regis in the fashion capital Mumbai.
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