— JASMEEN DUGAL
With a high-wattage runway schedule featuring some of the iconic designers across the country, FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week will take place in Mumbai from 9th to12th March 2023.
In the most recent news, NEXA and Lakmé Fashion Week in association with FDCI will once again be presenting the winner of the fifth edition of a celebrated talent discovery platform. Delhi-based fashion designer Siddhartha Bansal was declared the winner after a competitive selection process at the FDCI headquarters in Delhi. For his dynamic idea and stellar collection based on the theme for the season ‘Disruption’, the winner Siddhartha Bansal, will get the coveted opportunity to present at the upcoming edition of Lakmé Fashion Week X FDCI.
The eight shortlisted talented designers who competed along with Siddhartha Bansal included Esha Amiin, Vivek Patel, Countrymade by Sushant Abrol, Line Outline by Deepit Chugh, Quod by Ikshit Pande, Raffughar by Wajahat Rather and The Pot Plant by Resham Karmchandani and Sanya Suri. Each of them introduced their labels through a competitive creative expression in line with NEXA’s spirit of "create, inspire" as they presented their collections.
Sunil Sethi, Chairman FDCI said, "Working with NEXA to bring back yet another season of ‘NEXA presents The Spotlight’ has been a wonderful experience. We were especially delighted to host the jury round at the FDCI headquarters in Delhi, once again where we saw an array of creative presentations from designers across the country. I look forward to Siddhartha Bansal’s presentation with his creations inspired from the world of colours and hope to continue to inspire the next generation of designers in the industry."
Jaspreet Chandok, Head, Fashion and Lifestyle, RISE Worldwide said, “It is an absolute pleasure to work with NEXA and bring back yet another edition of ‘NEXA presents The Spotlight’ to Lakmé Fashion Week X FDCI. When we initiated this program, our goal was to provide young talent in the industry a platform to showcase their design aesthetic to the world and with each season we move one step closer to it. We are extremely excited to have Siddhartha Bansal as the winner of the 5th season and we look forward to seeing his presentation shine on the runway.”
25 February 2023 4:40 pm RUNWAY SCHEDULE OF LAKME FASHION WEEK