Lakmé Fashion Week 2014 will be opening with designer Manish Malhotra on 12th March 2014 and ending with Rajesh Pratap Singh for the grand finale on 16th March 2014. The extravagant fashion event will also showcase collections from regulars such as Anita Dongre, Anju Modi and Tarun Tahiliani.
But this season, amongst the 98 designers, LFW is introducing twenty-three new designers including Mandira Bedi, TV host and actor. "I am excited that I got a chance to showcase my collection. I am nervous as it's for the first time I will present my collection on a big platforms like LFW.” Mandira told PTI. UK-based accessory designer Mawi Keivom will also be debuting her collection.
"We have a mix of newcomers and established designers. This season we are infusing magic of color and light with Lakmé Absolute Color Illusion range that spells mystery with stroke of metallic shades", said Purnima Lamba, Head of Innovations at Lakmé.
The event, which is a tribute to the rich heritage of Indian fabrics, is hoped to present its "best ever" collection this year.