No Ramps, India’s First Ever Virtual Fashion Show, ICW 2020

The ICW 2020 is the first ever digital fashion show of India. India Couture Week is hosting it’s first ever digital fashion show amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ICW 2020 by FDCI was organized from 18-23 September.

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First-ever Digital edition of FDCI, INDIA COUTURE WEEK 2020, in association with Hindustan Times

FDCI has announced its first ever Digital edition of Indian Couture Week 2020 officially on it’s social media handles on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. FDCI declares “it is a digitally enhanced experience, the 13th edition of the India Couture Week 2020, in partnership with Hindustan Times, offers interactive virtual formats. Archana Aggarwal Timeless Jewelry is the jewelry partner.”

India Couture Week is hosting it’s first ever digital fashion show amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ICW 2020 by FDCI was organized from 18-23 September. The advancement in the digital transformation is going to be a aid for the savvy fashion designers.

The theme for this year is titled “Decoding Couture: Skilled crafts intermingle with the complexities of style to create grandeur.” The couture will be accenting 12 eminent designers including Amit Aggarwal, Anju Modi, Falguni Shane Peacock, Gaurav Gupta , Manish Malhotra, among many other.

ICW 2020 Schedule 

FDCI  released the ICW 2020 schedule on Instagram. The is how it went:

September 18, Friday

GAURAV GUPTA ( 8 PM)

 

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He showcased hid Couture’21 collection, “Name Is Love” at ICW 2020.

SUNEET VARMA (9:30 PM)

He showcased his stellar collection at ICW 2020. “The collection has mix of traditional motifs with abstract artworks enhanced by the age old crafts of India” as FDCI mentioned on the Instagram.

September 19, 2020

AMIT AGGARWAL ( 8 PM)

He showcased his Couture’21 on ICW 2020. The collection was shot underwater with designer’s clothing that is sculpted to enhance the elegant form of body.

RAHUL MISHRA ( 9:30 PM)

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Rahul Mishra  showcased his collection Festive Couture 2020.. The collection is inspired with the 3E’s – Environment, Employment, Empowerment and aims to look at luxury from the lens of participation and not just consumption.

September 20, Sunday

DOLLY J ( 8 PM )

She showcased her collection ‘Gulenaar’  which has a palette with a mix of pastels and jewel tones with intricate handwork silver and gold thread work.

JJ VALAYA ( 9:30 PM)

JJ Valaya showcased his couture collection, ‘Bursa’ at FDCI’s first-ever digital India Couture Week in this season, whilst narrating the Ottoman Saga, revolved around the 3 key silhouettes of Indian weddings and celebrations : The Lehenga, The Sherwani and The Sari.

September 21, Monday

REYNU TAANDON ( 8 PM )

Collection ‘SURKH’ is crafted with distinctive motifs and has rich hues.

SHANTANU & NIKHIL ( 9:30 PM )

This collection is an ode to hope, it is the spirit to resurface and recommence our duties to the universe. With an almost spiritual connotation to the capabilities of cyclic existence, the collection celebrates a renewed strength & power to adapt and Rise Again.

The events for September 22, Tuesday are scheduled as following-

KUNAL RAWAL ( 8 PM )

FALGUNI SHANE PEACOCK ( 9:30 PM )

September 23, Wednesday

ANJU MODI ( 8 PM )

MANISH MALHOTRA ( 9:30 PM )

The ICW 2020 ends on September 23, Wednesday