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Date Saturday, 30 Apr 2016


Colours of Life Come Alive With a Khadi Fashion Show-Inclusion Beyond Boundaries


 


Colours of Life Come Alive With a Khadi Fashion Show-Inclusion Beyond Boundaries  

New Delhi, April 30, 2016: Draped impeccably in elegant and versatile ensembles of coveted designers, the differently-abled children of the NGO Tamana, a non-profit organisation, walked the ramp with students of leading schools in Delhi at the Khadi fashion show. The extravaganza was aptly titled “Inclusion Beyond Boundaries”, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, the hospitality partner for this event.

Under the umbrella of the FDCI, Tamana, gave the differently-abled an opportunity to explore fashion along with students from prestigious schools such as PP International School, DPS Aligarh, Lotus Valley, Noida, Lotus Valley, Gurgaon, Ambience Public School, DPS Gurgaon, Mussoorie International School, Amity International School, Saket making it an event to remember as they took the catwalk by storm in designer ensembles.

Illustrious FDCI designers including Abraham & Thakore, Anju Modi, Gaurav Jai Gupta, JJ Valaya, Payal Jain, Rahul Mishra, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rina Dhaka, Rohit Bal, Samant Chauhan, showcased their eclectic designs executed in Khadi. Pearl Academy’s Ridhi Arora also presented her promising collection. The students of Pearl Academy were assisting in the backstage activities for the evening.

Present at the event was the guest of honour, the Australian High Commissioner to India, Her Excellency Ms. Harinder Sidhu. Ms Sidhu wore a stunning Abraham & Thakore ensemble and walked the ramp. The evening also saw Tamana dressed in a Samant Chauhan outfit which wrapped up the event as she expressed her gratitude to the distinguished audience at the show.

The Philanthropy Award was bestowed upon Ms Harinder Sidhu by Tamana. Together they felicitated the Crusaders of Inclusion, Sonal Kalra, Neelam Kapur and Suresh Gupta. Another round of felicitation followed was of Sunil Sethi, Dr. Harsh Mahajan and Aditya Ghosh.

Dr Shayama Chona, Founder and President of Tamana NGO said, “The idea of partnering with FDCI for this soulful fashion event is the all-encompassing philosophy of how mainstream fashion can bring style into the lives of differently-abled ones. Internationally acclaimed brands have pioneered the concept of making fashion adaptive and inclusive for all and with The Khadi Fashion event it is our vision to embrace this change in India as well.”

Sunil Sethi, President FDCI said, “It is an honour for the FDCI to be associated with this milestone event in which the students of Tamana and other participating schools along with the fashion fraternity showed that fashion knows no boundaries. The unwavering effort of Tamana in supporting their inclusion into the mainstream through the medium of fashion is truly commendable.”

For the last 10 years, the NGO Tamana has been organising the show with the support of the fashion fraternity in their individual capacities. This year, the event is being executed under the aegis of the FDCI and has received appreciation and recognition from the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble Vice-President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari, Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and Minister of State for Skill Development, Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy.


ABOUT FDCI

A non-profit organisation, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), is the apex body of fashion design in India, represented by over 350 members. Founded on the premise of promoting, nurturing and representing the best of fashion and design talent in the country; its prime objective is to propagate the business of fashion. FDCI stays true to its commitment to promote the 'Make in India' label as handlooms take center stage, in a country, who's heritage is soaked in the flavours of indigenous crafts.    Website: www.fdci.org

About Tamana:

Tamana was established in 1984 by Dr. ShayamaChona, ‘PadamBhushan’ and ‘Padam Shri’ awardee. As the name suggests, Tamana navigates the dreams and longings of the children with special needs and those of their parents to see them as rehabilitated members of our society. Its contribution in the field of disability was also recognized by the United Nations, that granted it Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council.

Tamana provides comprehensive rehabilitative services to individuals with intellectual impairments, multiple disability and autism.  The services provided include special education, therapeutic interventions, skill development and gainful employment, life skills training etc to enable them to become confident and integrated members of society.

 

 Pearl Academy’s Ridhi Arora along with differently-abled children of the NGO Tamana at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi

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Differently-abled children of the NGO Tamana along with students from schools in ensembles by FDCI designers at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi

 


 

The guest of honour, the Australian High Commissioner to India, Her Excellency Ms. Harinder Sidhu walked the ramp in a stunning ensemble by Abraham & Thakore at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi

 


 

Dr. Shyama Chona, Founder and President, Tamana and the host for the evening Sunil Sethi, President FDCI at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi


 

Designer Rohit Bal along with differently-abled children of the NGO Tamana at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi

 


 

Tamana felicitating Sunil Sethi, President FDCI at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi

 


 

The host for the evening Sunil Sethi, President FDCI along with his wife Bharti Sethi and daughter Tanira Sethi at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi

 

 

Tamana along with the coveted FDCI designers showcasing their collection at the Khadi Fashion Show ‘Inclusion Beyond Boundaries’, a fashion extravaganza that attempts inclusion of the differently-abled into the world of fashion in New Delhi

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