First day of AIFW AW’17 dedicates to ‘Handlooms and Textiles’ of India

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Just one day left to join the moast awaited Amazon India fashion week AW17 runway show organized by the FDCI (fashion design council of India) at the NSIC ground Okhla New Delhi starting from 15-18, March 2017. The first day of the show is dedicated to the unsung heros such as artisians, weavers and other behind the scene workers.

To promote these unsung heroes involved in fashion industry FDCI and the Handloom school supported by the Good Earth will acknowledge the behind the scene workers who create magic with thread.

Featuring insightful ensembles from 13 illustrated designers. Followed by a special show dedicated to Indonesian textiles and techniques, basis our partnership with Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) to enable a cross-cultural exchange of designer talent between the two platforms.

As the day progresses, the ace artist, Madhu Jain, will celebrate her 30 years in the fashion industry as a craft revivalist and textile conservationist, along with Krishna Mehta known for bringing Maheshwari fabrics to the limelight.

The designers coming forward to support the initiatives are AKAARO, Antar-Agni, Eka, Neeru Kumar, péro, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rohit Bal, Sanjay Garg, Suket Dhir, Urvashi Kaur, 11.11 / eleven eleven along with Good Earth -Nicobar.

Good Earth has been The Handloom School's staunch supporter in their journey; for the first show, they enabled a week-long fabric showcase for the designers to handpick The Handloom School’s textiles, from over two hundred unique designs for their showcase.