Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), India's leading fashion trade event, is proud to present another exciting Winter/Festive season in Mumbai. Currently in its 15th year, the 23rd season of LFW once again brings together the best talent in the field.Today, LFW unveiled the list of 86 participating designers and 17 sponsors who have come together to present the best of the fashion industry through innovative and inclusive collaborations.
Since its inception, Lakmé Fashion Week has set new trends, strived to promote young talent, taken the lead on the digital front and has transformed India's premier fashion week into a global platform. This season too will witness a perfect amalgamation of upcoming talent and industry's most established names that will set an unparalleled benchmark of diversity, creativity and energy.
Jabong.com has come on board this season as the Associate Partner and continues to lend its support to Jabong Stage.
Highlights of Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014:
Lakmé Grand Finale
As the trousseau couturier on the Lakmé Bridal Absolute Dream Team, Manish Malhotra's collection, inspired by Lakmé Absolute Gloss, will stay true to his dramatic Bollywood persona. Manish's collection will reflect Lakmé's rich, glossy colors of the season in an opulent style that will take centre-stage at the Lakmé Grand Finale. Lakmé make-up expert Daniel Bauer will collaborate with Manish to create this season’s most coveted GLOSS looks on the models at the finale. Also, the much awaited makeup Masterclass by Lakmé, the highlight of this season will be featuring the Absolute Bridal Dream Team – Manish Malhotra and Cory Walia, along with Lakmé's digital face - Sarah Jane Dias. The session will witness the biggest bridal trends for the season.
Opening show - DHL presents Masaba Gupta and Amit Aggarwal
It's double the excitement with star designers Masaba Gupta and Amit Aggarwal as show starters at LFW WF 2014. The show will mark, both Masaba and Amit’s debuts as opening designers and also the first time that the two will show together.
Integrating India in the Global Fashion Map
Celebrated Australian fashion design duo Easton Pearson is pleased to announce their first foray into the Indian commercial market in partnership with R and B International, India at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014. This is the first time, unique designs by Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson will be available within India, in standalone stores and throughout exclusive selected boutiques, post their showcase at LFW WF 2014.
With the rising popularity and proliferation of design trends from Pakistan, LFW is all set to showcase the best of Pakistani fashion on the Indian ramp. This is in an attempt from our side to nurture and embrace creative sensibilities from our neighbour Pakistan. POPxo.com and Hello! Pakistan have come together to present designers Faiza Samee, Rizwan Beyg, Sania Maskatiya and Zara Shahjahan, who will mark their LFW.