Rina Dhaka to represent India at London Fashion WeekSeptember 10th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Popular designer Rina Dhaka is all set to represent India and showcase her collection at the prestigious London Fashion Week (LFW) exhibition scheduled Sep 14-19.The exhibition hosts 210 top British and international ready-to-wear and accessory designers from all over the globe, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) said in a statement Wednesday.
“I am delighted to represent Indian fashion at LFW. This season I am participating at the Exhibition and in the coming season, I will showcase my collection on the runway of LFW,” said Dhaka.
The LFW is a bi-annual event and takes place in February and September. It displays the new trends for the upcoming season and the Exhibition at the LFW runs alongside this event.
It serves as a creative hub for international designers and helps them unveil their collections to an audience comprising media and buyers from across the globe.
FDCI’s president Sunil Sethi congratulated Rina and said: “She is one of the eminent designers in the Indian fashion industry and I am glad that she is taking Indian fashion to global platforms from strength to strength.
“She is conquering both American and European markets. I congratulate her and wish her the very best as she gears up to participate at the London Fashion Week.”
A Yuva Ratna award winner, Rina shot into the fashion limelight in late 1980’s and is considered to be one of the innovative designers of the country. She has in the past held shows in cities like London, Paris, New York, Singapore and Dubai.