Bright lights to dramatic eyes, techno music to various trendsetters set the stage fire of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018 (LFW) which kick started on August 22 in Mumbai.
Assam Designer Sanjukta Dutta is all set to showcase her new collection, “Abor”, on the final day, which is on August 26, at the LFW runway.
Mother-daughter duo Hema Malini and Esha Deol Takhtani will walk the ramp at LFW Winter-Festive 2018 as showstoppers for designer Sanjukta Dutta’s latest collection ‘Abor’.
“I am very excited to be back on the ramp with my mom Hema Malini for designer Sanjukta Dutta” said Esha.
“Both me and my mom are very excited to support them by wearing the beautiful creations designed by Sanjukta and handcrafted by the women weavers of Assam,” added the actress, who will be seen on the fashion runway on August 26.
Dutta’s new collection ‘Abor’ is dedicated to the strong and determined women weavers of Assam. Comprising of ethnic and Indo-western wear, the line boasts of a melange of styles and silhouettes, including her signature mekhela chadors, saris, lehengas, skirts, crop tops and western gowns.
Speaking about show at LFW, Dutta said, “Both Hemaji and Esha are the epitome of the essence of ‘Abor’ which means independent. I am really looking forward to working with Hemaji and Esha. I have been a huge fan of Hemaji myself and getting this opportunity to style her and share the same stage with her cannot be expressed in words”.
On the other hand, Rewati Chetri from Haflong in Assam willl also be seen as one of the six new faces at LFW. Speaking about her new milestone, Chetri said. “Success stories come with a fair share of struggles. Some of my toughest days were when I initially shifted to Mumbai. I struggled with the long and odd work hours, numerous auditions, rejections and the uncertainty of a steady income. But over time, I have been able to overcome these fears.”