New Delhi, Wednesday, September 27, 2017: James Ferreira, one of the most prominent names in the Indian Fashion Industry who has collaborated with all major players that shaped the Fashion, Textile and media business in the formative years will open 9th edition of India Runway Week which is taking place at DLF Place, Saket, New Delhi from 6th to 8th October. After a long wait of 3 years, he will be presenting his latest collection in the capital.
James Ferreira, who is known for his predominance in western silhouettes with subtle non-literal infusion of Indian elements, will present his 2017 resort wear collection at India Runway Week Season 9. Opening with casuals in his “intoxication” print interspersed with cool cheese cotton white drapes followed by an organic cotton range. His cocktail wear collection features short sexy dresses in solid satin and georgette, printed and pleated fabric fashioned into asymmetric shapes. In his collection of evening wear range of shimmer georgette is embellished with metallic tubes and features t-shirt, skirts and gowns.
Kiran Kheva, Fashion Director has quoted “We are happy to have James Ferreira onboard for the opening show of season 9 of The India Runway Week, he is a dream designer to work with and for young emerging designers of our platform, and it’s going to be a great learning experience”
James Ferreira says “I am very happy to get associated with the most sought after fashion platform which is growing very fast”. He also added “I love spreading love for country and I request young designers to be honest with their ideas as It will end like it begins, with a piece of cloth”.
About James Ferreira: James Ferreira is an Indian fashion designer and founder of the ‘James Ferreira’ designer label. He is a pioneer in the Indian Fashion Industry and has collaborated with all major players that shaped the Fashion, Textile and media business in the formative years. He started his design career in 1976 and currently his label that comprises predominantly western silhouettes with subtle non-literal infusion of Indian elements, retails in all major boutiques across India. Early Bollywood stars, to current International celebrities like Freida Pinto, have worn the designer’s creations. Ferreira is also an active member of the URBZ group that works towards preserving heritage districts and areas within metros.
About India Runway Week: India Runway Week is among the top three fashion week platform of India and it’s a biannual trade event which is held especially for young emerging fashion designers in New Delhi, India with Summer Edition and Winter Festive editions in a year and Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) determines the dates. In 2013 The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) understood the need to promote young breed of Indian designer so that they can get recognition and generate business for themselves, IFFD established one of its own kind fashion trade event which completely at par with any fashion week around the globe. India Runway Week has been seen as the first fashion week completely focusing on young designers in India.