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Fashion Design Council of India Returns to Mumbai in Partnership with Lakmé Fashion Week for a Fully on Ground Edition for the First Time in 16 Years

National, 29th September, 2022: After a successful edition in New Delhi, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) will continue its landmark partnership with Lakmé Fashion Week with a return to Mumbai in a fully physical format for the first time in 16 years at Jio World Convention Centre.

The partnership was formed as the need of the hour as the powerhouses in Indian Fashion & Beauty decided that the road ahead for the growth of the Industry was through collaboration & partnership. The FDCI’s continued focus in being the bridge between Buyers and Designers will be strengthened with strong interest being showcased from across the world to engage with Indian designers.

Sunil Sethi, Chairman FDCI commented, “This is the first time in the past 16 years that the FDCI will be returning to Mumbai for a fully physical fashion week and we couldn’t be more excited to continue our partnership with Lakmé Fashion Week. We had a spectacular season in Delhi earlier this year and now looking forward to bringing back the magic of the runway to the city of Mumbai. We are expecting a great year in terms of enhancement of the business of fashion with a strong response from designers and buyers alike.”

Sumati Mattu, Head of Innovations at Lakmé said, “Our partnership with the FDCI and RISE Worldwide has provided us the opportunity to bring all stake-holders to a common platform of Lakmé Fashion Week as we continue to set new benchmarks in fashion and beauty. We look forward to making the current edition a true benchmark event with our combined strengths.”

Jaspreet Chandok, Head RISE Fashion and Lifestyle said, “It gives me great pleasure that the landmark collaboration between Fashion Design Council of India and Lakmé Fashion Week will represent itself in all its glory in Mumbai. This collaboration is now growing from strength to strength and represents the best way forward for the industry.”