What: Trunk show in aid of Concern India Foundation
When: 13th-14th April, 2015, 11 am-7 pm
Where: India Islamic Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
The Trunk Show – Style for a Cause is in Delhi for the first time on the 13th and 14th of April. Adding to this excitement will be young participating designers, who are exhibiting designs straight off the runway recently showcased at the Mumbai Fashion week.
The show is held in aid of Concern India Foundation, a non-profit organisation that supports over 270 grassroots programme across India, working at the grassroots level in the areas of education, health and community development.
In the last three years since its inception, the show has already gained an enviable reputation of associating with edgy young designers from the across the country.
Curated for fashionistas and discerning shoppers with a taste for ingenious fabrics and fits, Trunk Show—Style for a Cause brings together an exclusive ensemble of some edgy and sought-after young designers, handpicked from all over India for a good cause.
Some of them, like Love Birds, Anavila, Mayank Anand & Shraddha Nigam and Lotus Sutr will be showcasing designs that they recently presented at the Mumbai Fashion Week.
Here is a sneak peek into the exclusive ranges of some of the designers:
Lovebirds: An evolving brand, it experiments with fashion, art, graphics and music. With straight lines, comfortable and effortless silhouettes and pastel undertone colouring, the collection is a graphic representation of the delicate urban issues of beauty and appearances.
Gestalt by Malvika Vaswani: A young Mumbai designer, Malvika started her design journey at the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work is a combination of hand construction, geometric forms and radical industrial techniques.
Akaaro: It focuses on reviving contemporary Indian hand-woven textiles, experimenting with different regional materials alongside unconventional fabrics that result in specialised products signifying the importance of handcrafting over mechanised production.
GUAPA: A fun label, it specialises in resort wear. Their styles are effortless, colourful and most importantly comfortable. The designer has a penchant for
picking special elements from the everyday ordinary. Guapa’s aim is to provide fuss free clothing that can be worn with brogues as easily as it can be worn with heels!
Example Clothing: This is about heritage, humour and great design. It is inspired by idiosyncrasies, the little oddities in all people and cultures.
Anavila: The collection “A Summer Stroll” is derived from a strong love for nature. The fashion line merges geometric designs with botanical motifs, irregular shapes and marks to juxtapose the urban and natural environs.