New Delhi, September 30, 2011: Strengthening its commitment towards encouraging emerging talent in the Indian fashion industry, the Fashion Design Council of India today announced names of the designers showcasing under the Hi-5 Category at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012.
The talented, new designers selected under the Hi- 5 category are:Bhanuni by Jyoti Sharma, Chandrani Siingh Fllora, Dolly J, . Manoj Dubey, Niket & Jainee, . Rahul Singh, . Saaj by Ankita, Shipra Gupta, Surbhi Chawla, Taurus by Dhruv & Pallavi
There will be two dedicated slots in the shows schedule for the Hi-5 category which will give these upcoming, promising designers an opportunity to showcase their splendid collection.
Organized by FDCI, WIFW is India’s only fashion and trade event committed to the business of fashion and merits participation from some of the most prominent domestic and international buyers. It also attracts attendance from media and fashionistas from around the world. This proves to be an ultimate platform for emerging designers to showcase their talent and creativity to the global fashion fraternity.
Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI said, “The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week is India’s largest and most esteemed fashion and trade event and sets new standards with each edition. It is our endeavor to encourage and support fresh talent to ensure the industry is brimming with fresh zeal and enthusiasm. I wish all the designers the best and look forward to a remarkable week of the business of fashion.”
Atul Chand, Divisional Chief Executive – ITC’s Lifestyle Retailing Business Division, said, “The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week is the country’s biggest and most prestigious lifestyle event and each edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week sets new standards. I am sure that the new dynamic talent to be showcased in this edition will add a lot of freshness to the event; we look forward to a bigger and better edition of WIFW.”