FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week: What To Expect At The Upcoming Fashion Season

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The Fashion Design Council Of India (FDCI) in partnership with Lakme  Fashion Week is all set to make its return to Mumbai after 16 years.

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The fashion extravaganza will take place at the Jio World Convention  Centre, starting from October 12-16. After two years of digital and  phygital showcases, the designers are back with a bang and ready to  present their upcoming collections.

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Anamika Khanna Is Set To Open The Fashion SeasonAnamika Khanna the fashion week with her pret label AK-OK, where she  will launch the much-awaited menswear line and the highly coveted  womenswear collection.

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The Designers That Will Be Showcasing... The season will kickstart with established designers presenting their  creations such as Gaurav Gupta, Samant Chauhan, Anju Modi, Gauri &  Nainika, Amit Aggarwal, Saaksha & Kinn, as well as other leading  designers such as Abraham & Thakore, Anand Kabra, Gaurang, Geisha  Designs by Paras and Shalini, Nachiket Barve, Not So Serious by Pallavi  Mohan, Payal Singhal, Pawan Sachdeva, Satya Paul, Shantnu and Nikhil,  Shyamal & Bhumika and Rina Dhaka.

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Emerging Talents Will Present Their CurationsThe platforms’ talent discovery programmes such as INIFD GenNext,  which will feature creations by Aseem Kapoor and Pooja Haldar, Ateev  Anand, Somya Goyal, Arshna Raj and Ankur Verma. Similarly, Khanijo,  Countrymade and Son Of A Noble SNOB will be a part of emerging  talents. FDCI will also present Pearl Academy x Graduate Fashion Week  International, this season.

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The Fashion Week Will Celebrate ‘Sustainable Fashion Day’Sustainable Fashion Day is observed to showcase curations and talents  from designers who champion their ways to be fashion-conscious.  We  will see curations from Tencel x Anju Modi, Eká, and a showcase by Pieux  – the winner of R|ElanTMpresents Circular Design Challenge in  partnership with the United Nations in India.

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Expect Collaborative CollectionsWe can expect some collaborative collections from a volley of renowned designers. Gujarat Titans will be the first Indian Premier League team to collaborate with the event to present a dynamic  streetwear collection in partnership with designer Kanika Goyal. The  athleisure collection will be launched in two segments, with the first  Autumn-Winter collection launching at the upcoming season.

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