Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre to hold 'India in Fashion' exhibition
The Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre will hold its first fashion exhibition from March 31 to showcase a wide range of clothing and Indian and international design history in Bandra, Mumbai.
“Did you know that India has influenced the designs of several storied fashion houses? The launch exhibition in the space of costume arts, ‘India in Fashion: The Impact of Indian Dress and Textiles on the Fashionable Imagination’, aims to capture India’s influence on fashion and style from the 18th century to present day,” announced the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre on Facebook. “Curated by the inimitable Hamish Bowles, the debut exhibition spotlights the India-inspired works of international designers as well as specially-commissioned garments created by some of the finest names in the Indian fashion industry.”
Fashion designers and brands from India which feature in the exhibition include Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, Anita Dongre, Anamika Khanna, Raw Mango, Manish Arora, Manish Malhotra, Ritu Kumar, Tarun Tahiliani, and Sabyasachi among others. The exhibition will also feature an array of international luxury fashion brands including Chanel, Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Valentino, Paul Poiret, Yves Saint Laurent, and Zandra Rhodes among others.
The exhibition’s design director is Patrick Kinmonth and its associate designer is Rooshad Shroff. The exhibition specially commissioned exclusive designs by the Indian designers for the showcase which is open to the public with tickets available on the venue’s website.
The recebtly opened Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre is located in Mumbai’s Bandra district and is designed to bring the best of Indian culture to the world, according to the centre’s website. The venue includes a ‘Studio Theatre’ as well as extensive gallery spaces.
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