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Suneet Varma & Jan Taminiau - Joint Show at WIFW 2013
Suneet Varma & Jan Taminiau WIFW 2013
10 th Aug 2012

The FDCI has decided to open its forthcoming edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week with a joint show of indian fashion designer Suneet Varma and Dutch designer Jan Taminiau, strengthening the Indo-Dutch fashion collaboration. Together with this special cooperation, a three year plan has been presented to begin a platform for innovation knowledge exchange, inspiration, network and possibility of development between the Indian and Dutch fashion communities. "It's a fantastic move and I am happy to announce that as part of the collaboration, we have decided to present the opening show of the upcoming edition of WIFW with a collaborative show of Suneet Varma and Jan Taminiau," said Sunil Sethi, President Fashion Design Council of India. "It's a very bold move and we look forward to extend this programme in the near future. We have done many such collaboration in the past also and recent being the Japan collaboration," Sethi added. Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 will run from October 6 to October 10 and both designers are very enthusiastic and excited about the fact the it will be their first step of collaboration. Suneet Varma, who holds 25 years of experience in the fashion industry, said, "I got an email from Jan and he said that Dutch government is collaborating with India and I would like to work with you. I met with him and was surprised to know that I and he share same interest in fashion. We shared our knowledge about the cultures of both the country and I feel the collection will be a melange of both the cultures. I will impart drape and embellishments in the collection and he would give construction and certain kind of structure to the dress," he explained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Shop Contemporary Indian Fashion at Strand of Silk

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