The Indian High Commission organised the ‘India Day’ celebration at the London Fashion Week on Saturday evening where models were seen walking down the ramp wearing traditional Indian attires.
At the event, models were seen donning traditional sarees from all regions and states of India.
High Commission of India, London said on Twitter that it celebrated ‘India Day’ at London Fashion Week.
High Commission of India celebrated #IndiaDay @LondonFashionWk. The splendid showcase of the #Saris from various states of India displayed #skills of the artisans & #sixyardsofsheerelengance @MEAIndia @smritiirani @TexMinIndia @csbmot @RuchiGhanashyam @tariqahmadbt @JiteshGadhia pic.twitter.com/vkJTP3keml
— India in the UK (@HCI_London) February 16, 2020
The couture included regional ensembles like Odisha’s Sambalpuri sarees, Assam’s ethnic Mekhela Chadar, Lucknow’s Chikankari sarees, and Madhya Pradesh’s Chanderi among others.
“I am very happy because London Fashion Week is a very big event and India showcased so beautifully through the display of beautiful sarees from different parts of India, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari,” said Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Ruchi Ghanashyam.
She also shared that almost all the Indian attires featured by the models were straight from the wardrobes of Indians living there including Ghanashyam herself.
(With ANI Inputs)