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Six Shows to Watch out for at the Lakme Fashion Week 2019

Check out the first looks of some of the biggest designers and brands. 

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Lakme Fashion Week is around the corner and the excitement about what the new trends are is at its peak. This is one event people in the fashion world keep an eye out on. From A-list designers to Bollywood setting the mood with those ramp appearances, there’s so much that these five days pack. Here’s a look at the big line up this year:

Line-up of shows at Lakme Fashion Week 2019.
Line-up of shows at Lakme Fashion Week 2019.
(Photo: Lakme Fashion Week) 

But here are a few shows to look out for at this edition of LFW:

Gaurav Gupta’s Chikankari Collection Opening Show

Come summer and cotton shines as everyone’s favourite material to wear. The moment to you say cotton and summer, ‘chikankari’ just comes in as almost a synonym. This year Gaurav Gupta’s opening show at Lakme Fashion Week will showcase Lucknowi Chikankari draped into couture dresses. We got you the first look from his collection.

First look of Gaurav Gupta’s ‘The (Un)Folding’. 
First look of Gaurav Gupta’s ‘The (Un)Folding’. 
(Photo: Lakme Fashion Week)
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The First Ever Award for Sustainable Fashion in India

The Circular Design Challenge at Lakme Fashion Week 2019 is committed to sustainable fashion. LFW and United Nations India have partnered for the event ‘Fashion for Earth’ for which they have shortlisted eight contestants. These designers have been chosen based on collections made using materials from diverse sources of waste including plastics. Circular fashion is aimed to reduce the waste that goes into landfills today and increase the lifespan, reusability and recyclability of the products created.

Who’ll bag the award for ‘Sustainable Fashion’ at LFW 2019?
Who’ll bag the award for ‘Sustainable Fashion’ at LFW 2019?
(Photo: Lakme Fashion Week)
Who’ll bag the award for ‘Sustainable Fashion’ at LFW 2019?
Who’ll bag the award for ‘Sustainable Fashion’ at LFW 2019?
(Photo: Lakme Fashion Week)
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The All Wools Fashion by Woolmark Company

Ever imagined you’d wear wool other than when it’s cold? Well this year Woolmark Company is coming with a whole collection made from Merino wool, which is a thin and light weight material perfect for Mumbai’s hot and humid weather with some occasional sea breeze.

The collection comprises handwoven and handmade luxury garments made using Australian Merino wool and highlights India’s iconic hand-weaving tradition. Merino wool has strong eco-credentials as natural, renewable & biodegradable.

Woolmark’s Merino wool collection for LFW 2019.
Woolmark’s Merino wool collection for LFW 2019.
(Photo: Lakme Fashion Week)
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Anita Dongre’s Tencel Collection

With Tencel’s biodegradable fibres, you’ll see Anita Dongre create magic again at Lakme Fashion Week. Regenerated from wood and cellulose, Tencel fibres can be easily reused and are biodegradable. Here’s the first look of what her collection looks like:

First look of Anita Dongre’s collection.
First look of Anita Dongre’s collection.
(Photo: Lakme Fashion Week)
First look of Anita Dongre’s collection.
First look of Anita Dongre’s collection.
(Photo: Lakme Fashion Week)
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Watch this video to find out more. The Quint will be at the Lakme fashion Week to get you all the updates.

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