Anita Dongre will be mentoring six young designers for the Gen Next programme, part of Lakme Fashion Week2014. The designers will be presenting their creations at the upcoming Winter Festive 2014 show.
The programme is Lakme Fashion Week’s endeavour to promote and nurture young fashion talent.Giving her views on the mentorship Anita Dongre said, “Through Gen Next, LFW has made a significant contribution towards shaping the future of the Indian fashion industry. I am looking forward to mentoring for the second time this year the young designers.”
Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive will be held from 20- 24th August, 2014. The six designers were selected by the LFW Advisory board for the programme. Among the designers, Delhi-based Anuj Bhutani will present his collection on winter dressing. And the other designer Dhruv Kapoor will highlight the raw and bold traits of women through his collection.
Other designers include Mumbai-based Arunima Majhi and Kristy De Cunha, who will show her La Casa Azul (the blue house) collection, which is a tribute to Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.
Neha Agarwal will present a collection depicting a woman’s alter-ego, while Surbhi Shekhar’s collection is inspired by Fever Ray, the lead vocalist of Swedish music duo The Knife.