The HDIL India Couture Week, that started in Mumbai on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, promises to be one star-studded fashion event.
As many as 11 top designers of India showcased their works that will highlight the country’s rich culture and heritage.
The Indian designers say they offer wearable made-to-order clothes at a realistic price. The event was held at a top-notch Mumbai hotel and there were two shows daily, in the morning and evening, from Tuesday to Sunday. One hears that designer Suneet Varma’s collection will be displayed on a ramp-set themed on William Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
The designers participated in the couture week are Anamika Khanna, Ashish Soni, J J Valaya, Manav Gangwani, Manish Malhotra, Pallavi Jaikishan, Ritu Kumar, Rohit Bal, Suneet Varma, Tarun Tahiliani and Varun Bahl.
The Bollywood Stars Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Neha Dhupia, Raima Sen, Riya Sen, Sonali Bendre, Suzanne khan, Fardeen Khan at the HDIL’s Red Carpet. Acress Priyanka Chopra displays a creation by designer Ritu Kumar during the opening show of the HDIL India Couture Week in Mumbai, India.