India Abroad September 25, 2015
In the spirit of a fashion extravaganza that celebrated the differently abled this year — endearingly one of the models who strutted the runway suffered from Down Syndrome — Mumbai designer Archana Kochhar chose to present her collection at FTL MODA New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2016 with some of the models in wheelchairs and another had a bionic arm. Her collection, Ahimsa Resama, endorsed the Make in India campaign and Ahmisa Silk, silk obtained without killing silk worms.
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Toasting both exotic color and intricate embroidery, Naeem Khan’s spring-summer 2016 collection was full of grace and immensely pleasing to the eye. It ranged from florals and paisleys, sequin stripes and gaudy reds, offering a bit of mystery and dollops of enchantment.