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North East India Fashion Week kicks off from today

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT

Itagar, April 9: Emphasizing on the importance of promoting weavers across the state by introducing their outputs to the fashion world, the North East India Fashion Week - Itagar edition, will be kicked off at Dree Ground here from April 10 to 12 next.

Bollywood actress and model Tanushree Dutta, Mr Universe 2009 Mahadev Deka, actress Rajni Basumatary, among others, will walk the ramp of this illustrious fashion extravaganza. Announcing the Itagar edition of North East India Fashion Week, noted fashion designer and CEO of ARL, Ya Ngoba said, “The North East India Fashion Week’s main objective is to promote and support weavers, designers and craftsman of the region, and to empower women of Northeast by providing them a networking opportunity and by facilitating buyers for their products.”

At least 30 designers from Northeast and other designers of tiol repute are expected to present their creations during the three day event. Ten models from the state and other tiol and intertiol models will walk the ramp showcasing indigenous designs.

The Itagar edition of the fashion week will witness a workshop for weavers along with the fashion shows where networking opportunities for weavers with design houses, silk promoters and retailers to market their produce will be facilitated.

“Our tribal attire is rich in terms of weaves, colours and patterns. North East India Fashion Week will be a platform for dreams to take flight. A platform where participating designers can showcase their creativity, innovations, individuality and can seek value for their commercial line in the presence of buyers from both the regiol and the tiol market”, said Ya.

North East India Fashion Week’s mission is to hold more such industry developing initiatives. The show aims to endorse and encourage designers to grow and showcase their work regiolly and tiolly.

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