India is gaining popularity as the fashion hub for the fashionistas with an increasing number of fashion events for designers to showcase their precious talents. Let’s take a look at the top fashion weeks in India.
1) India Fashion Week
India Fashion Week is an event that happens in Delhi every year and is sponsored by Wills Lifestyle. This event is one of the top fashion weeks that happen in India, showcasing the collections of more than 130 fashion designers. The designer list includes names like Sabhyasachi, Ritu Beri, Rohit Bal, Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna, Tarun Tahiliani and Wendell Rodricks.
2) Lakme Fashion Week
Lakme Fashion Week has been the most popular fashion shows of international acclaim. Lakme India Fashion Week has always ensured that the ‘Made In India’ labels become more credible in value.
The top designers include Anita Dongre, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, Anamika Khanna, Ashima-Leena, Ashish and Smita Soni.
3) Chennai International Fashion Week
Chennai International Fashion Week is gaining a lot of attraction for its diversity and internationality in the field of fashion. The main sponsors of the event include Gitanjali, Lifestyle, Kingfisher and Le Royal Meridien. The Spring Summer show of this event will happen in March. Storm Fashion Company that organizes CIFW also does Jaipur International Fashion Week and Punjab International Fashion Week.
4) Bangalore Fashion Week
Blenders Pride Bangalore Fashion Week aims at making Bangalore the fashion capital of India. This year BFW has Spring Summer with Monsoon Showers. Ramesh Dembla is one of the top designers of Bangalore Fashion Week.
5) Hyderabad Fashion Week
HFW conceived, conceptualized, promoted, managed and organized by SAS Media Pvt. Ltd. in partnership with Marvel Events. The top designers of HFW include Neeta Lulla, Sanjeet Anand, Pria Kataria Puri, Abdul Halder, Swapnil Shinde, Jatin Varma, Kiran and Meghna, Koushik Ghosh & Sajda Rehmani, Arshad and Sonia.
6) Vibrant Fashion Week
Vibrant Fashion Week graces the collections of the top Indian designers. The event will be held in the month of February 2011. Ahmedabad witnessed a very spectacular FASHION WEEK last year which marked the season 1 launch at The Courtyard Marriot.
India had also witnessed Delhi Fashion Week and Kolkata Fashion Week.
Photo credits: Akash Poojari (bfw)