Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee to open India Couture Week 2014 (w/ gallery)

Published: July 4, 2014

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Models wearing new creations by Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee (L) applaud him at the end of a fashion show in New Delhi on August 12, 2012. ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/GettyImages

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New Delhi  — Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for mixing splendour with art in his creations, will be the opening designer at the Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week 2014, starting in New Delhi July 15.

Fashion Design Council of India’s (FDCI) six-day fashion event will be held at the capital’s Taj Palace hotel.

“I have had a very good association with FDCI and I’m very privileged to be starting the India Couture Week again,” Mukherjee said in a statement.

According to Sunil Sethi, president, FDCI, his “designs spell sheer luxury and unabashed glamour, he is undoubtedly one of the best couturiers in the country, which makes him an apt choice for the opening show”.

The Shree Raj Mahal Jewellers India Couture Week will also showcase collections of designers like Rohit Bal, Manish Arora, Anamika Khanna and Anju Modi.

IANS 2014-07-04 19:56:19

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