Model Esther opens the show for Designer Archana Kochhar at the Grand Finale of Bangalore Fashion Week
- Actress Daisy Shah looked ethereal in a digitally printed cape,as she walked the ramp for designer ArchanaKochharas the showstopper.
10 August 2016, Bangalore: Indian Fashion, couture and celebration at Bangalore Fashion Week 15th edition drew to a euphoric close with Designer Archana Kochhar showcasing her new digital collection “Garden of Eve” at the Grand Finale. Promoting the cause of “global disability inclusion”, model Esther opened the show for Archana on a wheelchair. It was an incredible evening as the audience witnessed a remarkable show as ace designer Archana Kochhar presented a quintessentially modern yet unique Digital collection. Glamour and panache took center stage as acclaimed actress Daisy Shah walked the ramp as showstopper for Archana in an exclusive digitally printed floor length cape.
“Daisy’s outfits have been intricately digitalized with the concept of‘Garden of Eve’. Angelic Imagery portraits with gold frames and floral prints stand out, amidst the black and white stripes in this beautiful outfit”, shared Designer Archana Kochhar. “I strongly believe in the cause of Disability inclusion and feel platforms like a fashion weeks are perfect to promote this cause and create awareness about it”, she further added.
“I am thankful to Archana for giving me this opportunity. I think it's a perfect platform to show that having a disability doesn't need to hold you back” shared Esther, the model who opened the Grand Finale show for Designer Archana Kochhar on a wheel chair. “I have been a part of Cheshire Home India who support disable people and help them live a normal life, right from my childhood”, she further added.
"I’d like to thank Archana Kochhar for showcasing our film, "a day in the life of a wheelchair" and taking the dialogue of accessibility to a wider audience, at the finale of the prestigious Bangalore Fashion Week. I’d like to encourage everyone think in terms of Universal Design, whenever you design your products and services- and think of the needs of the 70-100 million persons with disability in India and across the world. Start with something as simple as how does a wheelchair bound person use public transport or watch a film, go out and eat an ice cream- or even attend a fashion show for that matter. Please come forward and tell us how you can contribute. Thank you." said Mr. Javed Abidi, Head of Cheshire Home India.
Archana’s new digital collection, “Garden of Eve” is inspired by the beautiful imagery of the glorious gardens. It mesmerized the audience through a visual spectacle propelled by luscious flora and dreamlike vision. The prints have highlights of angelic portraits and floral motifs offset with black and white stripes that brings out the modern zest in the collection.Intricately digitally printed garments with silhouettes ranging from Indian fusion to contemporary bridal included lehengas with crop tops, keyhole anarkalis, structured saris, pencil skirts with flared tops and floor length anarkalis. Tones of mint green, rusty pink, red, black and white were seen accentuating the floral persona of the collection.