The Textile Minister at the 2nd day of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2014

To celebrate the Indian Handlooms and Textiles day, Santosh Gangwar - Textile Minister, inaugurated the 2nd day of Lakme Fashion Week's Winter Festive 2014 edition. The celebration of this particular day was first introduced in the fashion show in 2012.

Many thought that it will be just for once, like other projects in the past but 2 years, but this initiative has continued and its popularity has not ceased to grow. The spotlight was on handwoven fabrics like chanderi, tussar silk, khadi and honoured indigenous dyeing techniques and organic practices of the designers.

The beautiful actress Shriya Saran walked on the ramp wearing a floral print sari with a lightly embellished scoop-neck green blouse and a nathni explained, "I always support handloom designs because I feel it's an art of India that is gradually dying out. I personally associate with Sashikant's use of organic fashion."

Here are some pictures of the inauguration :


After the inauguration and the speech of the minister, the program was settled and the shows began : 

- Show 1 : Debashri Samanta, Divya Sheth, Sayantan Sarkar
- Show 2 : Anavila, Purvi Doshi, Sashikant Naidu
- Show 3 : Prama by Pratima Pandey, Pinnacle-Shruti Sancheti
- Show 4 : Rouka by Sreejith Jeevan, N&S Gaia by Sidharth Sinha
- Show 5 : Marg by Soumitra, Vaishali S.
- Show 6 : Anuj Sharma
- Show 7 : Krishna Metha
- Show 8 : Swati Vijaivargie Jain, Harshitaa Chatterjee Deshpande
- Show 9 : Sanjay Garg

All shows had their individual mood and their own personality. From traditional to more contemporary or neutral to colourful, the beautiful collections of the designers had captured audience’s attention and proudly represented the ancestral know-how of India.

You want to see beautiful pictures of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2014 and have more information? Why don't you have a look at a presentation about the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2014 collections presented on Day 1?

See also Anita Dongre at LFW!

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