Friday, 22 February 2013

PRESS RELEASE: FDCI ANNOUNCES THE SHOW SCHEDULE &LIST OF DESIGNERS PARTICIPATING AT WILLS LIFESTYLE INDIA FASHION WEEK - AUTUMN-WINTER 2013


           

PRESS RELEASE

FDCI ANNOUNCES THE SHOW SCHEDULE &LIST OF DESIGNERS PARTICIPATING AT WILLS LIFESTYLE INDIA FASHION WEEK - AUTUMN-WINTER 2013



-          128 designers showcasing through Runway and Exhibition
-          32 shows during the 5-day fashion event

New Delhi, February 20, 2013: Fashion Design Council of India, today announced the show schedule for the upcoming Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, A/W 2013 alongwith the list of designers participating at the event. This season of WIFW A/W’13 will witness the participation of 128 designers from a mix of leading, as well as upcoming designers from all over the country.

The much-awaited fashion fiesta will take off in March with designers showcasing their magnificent creations. The five-day fashion event from March 13-17, 2013 at Hall no. 18,PragatiMaidan, New Delhi will see innovative themes and out-of-the-box conceptualizations through 32 shows which will wow the runway, hoping to leave guests in awe of the splendid shows.

Announcing the list of designers, Mr. Atul Chand, Divisional Chief Executive, ITC’s Lifestyle Retailing Business and Mr. Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI said, “Designers have the power to influence global fashion with their unique designs. These myriad style gurus are ready to showcase their creations both on the runway and exhibition area. The interesting mix of innovation, creativity and tradition will usher in the best at the WIFW Autumn-Winter showing, this season. I wish them the very best for the upcoming show.”

SHOW SCHEDULE
Day 1, Wednesday – March 13, 2013
3:15 PM              Opening Show by Masaba for Satya Paul                                             
4:30 PM               Anaikka – KanikaSalujaChoudhry                                                          
                                Anupamaa by AnupamaDayal
5:45 PM               SiddarthaTytler                                                                                                              
                                VineetBahl
7:00 PM               Nikasha                                                                                                                              
SurilyGoel
8:15 PM               Pankaj&Nidhi                                                                                                  
9:30 PM               NamrataJoshipura
                                                                                               
Day 2, Thursday – March 14, 2013
2:00 PM               Bodice by RuchikaSachdeva                                                                     
Paromita Banerjee
TanviKedia
3:15 PM               Hemant&Nandita                                                                                           
                                Not So Serious by Pallavi Mohan            
4:30 PM               SamantChauhan                                                                                                             
                                UrvashiKaur
5:45 PM               TarunTahiliani                                                                                                
7:00 PM               Alpana&Neeraj                                                                                                
Rishta by Arjun
8:15 PM               Shantanu& Nikhil                                                                                           
9:30 PM               AnjuModi                                                                                                           

Day 3, Friday – March 15, 2013
2:00 PM               Ekru by Ekta&Ruchira                                                                                
                                RajdeepRanawat
                                Sonia Jetleey
3:15 PM               Joy Mitra                                                                                                            
                                Preeti S Kapoor
                                Soltee by Sulakshana
4:30 PM               Mynah’s ReynuTaandon
5:45 PM               KavitaBhartia                                                                                                  
                                KiranUttamGhosh                         
7:00 PM               Abraham &Thakore
8:15 PM               Rajesh Pratap Singh                                                                                      
9:30 PM               Manish Malhotra                                                                                            

Day 4, Saturday – March 16, 2013
2:00 PM               AnandBhushan                                                                                                
                                Narresh&Shivan
                                PiaPauro            
3:15 PM               Dev r Nil                                                                                                             
                                ‘my village’ by RimzimDadu
4:30 PM               Sanskar by SonamDubal                                                                                                             
                                Taika by PoonamBhagat
5:45 PM               Geisha Designs by Paras&Shalini                                                                            
7:00 PM               Vogue Fashion Fund presents Pero by AneethArora                     
8:15 PM               Ranna Gill                                                                                                          
9:30 PM               Fiama Di Wills presents PayalPratap& Rahul Mishra

Day 5, Sunday – March 17, 2013
1:15 PM               ChandraniSiinghFllora
                                Mrinalini
                                Taurus by Dhruv – Pallavi
2:45 PM               Myoho by Kiran&Meghna
                                PratimaPandey
                                Vaishali S
4:15 PM               CharuParashar                                                                                                
Virtues by Viral, Ashish& Vikrant
6:00 PM               NidaMahmood
                                Rehane
9:30 PM               Wills Lifestyle Grand Finale

LIST OF PARTICIPATING DESIGNERS
Runway Designers
Abraham &Thakore
AnjuModi
Manish Malhotra
Rajesh Pratap Singh
Ranna Gill
TarunTahiliani
Geisha Designs By Paras&Shalini
KavitaBhartia
KiranUttamGhosh
Masaba for Satya Paul
Mynah's by ReynuTaandon
NamrataJoshipura
Pankaj&Nidhi
PayalPratap
Shantanu& Nikhil
Taika by PoonamBhagat
Alpana&Neeraj
AnandBhushan
Annaikka by KanikaSalujaChoudhry
Anupamaa by AnupamaDayal
CharuParashar
Dev r Nil
Ekru by EktaJaipuria&RuchiraKandhari
Hemant&Nandita
Joy Mitra
‘my village' by RimzimDadu
Myoho by Kiran&Meghna
NidaMahmood
Nikasha
Not So Serious by Pallavi Mohan
Paromita Banerjee
Pero by AneethArora
Prama by PratimaPandey
Preeti S Kapoor
Rahul Mishra
RajdeepRanawat
Rehane
Rishta by ArjunSaluja
SamantChauhan
Sanskar by SonamDubal
SiddarthaTytler
Sonia Jetleey
Surily
TanviKedia
UrvashiKaur
VineetBahl
Virtues by Viral, Ashish& Vikrant
Bodice by RuchikaSachdeva
ChandraniSiinghFllora
Mrinalini
PiaPauro
Shivan&Narresh
Soltee By SulakshanaMonga
Taurus by Dhruv - Pallavi
Vaishali S
Stall Only
LecoanetHemant
Monapali
Neeru Kumar
NikiMahajan
RohitBal
Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna
Wendell Rodricks
am:pm by Ankur&PriyankaModi
Easel by Neeta Bhargava
Gaurav Gupta
Gauri&Nainika
Indian by Manish Arora
MaliniRamani
PriyadarshiniRao
Rabani&Rakha
Sanchita
Swapan&Seema
11:11 by CellDSGN
5X by Ajit Kumar
AmitAggarwal
Atsu by AtsuSekhose
Divyam Mehta
JenjumGadi
Manish Gupta
NachiketBarve
NalanddaBhandari
NanditaMahtani
Pallavi Jaipur
pujaarya
RaakeshAgarvwal
Ravage - Raj Shroff
Ritesh Kumar
ZubairKirmani
431-88 by ShwetaKapur
Aafreen by Rakesh&Vandana
Abhi Singh
AbhijeetKhanna
AdityaDugar
Ankyra by PriyankaKakkar
Autre by Gautam Gupta
Bhanuni by Jyoti
ChhayaMehrotra
Dolly J
Ekta Singh
Famous by PayalKapoor
Khushi Z
KomalSood
NiharikaPandey
Niket&Jainee
Nikhita - Mynah Designs
Pinnacle - ShrutiSancheti
RinkuSobti
Rohit Mittal
Saaj by Ankita
Samor by Pragya&MeghaSamor
SapnaLohia
SatyaSuman
Shyam Narayan Prasad
SumanNathwani
TanieyaKhanuja
The Next Episode by Shantanu Singh
UmeshVashisht
Varija
Accessory Designers
5 Elements by Radhika Gupta
Art Apparel & Accessories by Shelina&Camelia
Atelier Mon by Monica Sharma
Ezma
Janavi
Malaga by MaliniAgrawala
MeeraMahadevia
Pinky Saraf
Shalini Arts
Vasundhara


Fashion Design Council of India: A non-profit organization, the FDCI is the apex fashion council of India. Represented by over 300 designers, the FDCI takes Indian fashion global by promoting the 'business of fashion'. 
For details visit www.fdci.org

About Wills Lifestyle: ITC’s Wills Lifestyle has been established as a vibrant fashion brand for the premium consumer. Wills Lifestyle offers a complete lifestyle wardrobe for the premium consumer, incorporating the latest fashion trends, comprising - Wills Classic work wear, Wills Sport relaxed wear, Wills Clublife evening wear, Wills Signature Designer wear, Essenza di Wills range of fine fragrances, bath & body care products and fashion accessories for both men and women. A nationwide chain of exclusive specialty stores provides the Indian consumer a truly 'International Shopping Experience' through world-class ambience, customer facilitation and clearly differentiated product presentation. Currently there are 72 stores in 37 cities across the country, and the brand is making rapid strides in terms of expansion – doubling the number of stores over the next few years.
Wills Lifestyle, ITC’s premium fashion & lifestyle brand has been recognised as the Retailer of the Year at the Asia Retail Congress 2011. Being one of Asia’s biggest retail forums, Asia Retail Congress has also awarded Wills Lifestyle for the Best Retail Marketing Campaign for the year 2010. The brand was also declared as the winner for Customer & Brand Loyalty in the “Retail Sector” at the 4th Loyalty Awards presented by Carlson Marketing. For details visitwww.willslifestyle.com





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