ITANAGAR, Nov 13: The third North East India Fashion Week- The Khadi Movement concluded here on Sunday with designer Joseph Aloysius Montelibano from Philippines showcasing his collection along with 15 weavers and designers from Northeast India.
The show left the audience enthralled as the models sashayed the ramp adorning brilliantly colored and uniquely designed collections made out of indigenous fabrics.
“I am very happy to be a part of the North East India Fashion Week as the designs and fabrics being displayed at the event were traditional… I learnt a lot by interacting with the local weavers and designers. I am happy that Yana has been able to provide these indigenous weavers and designers a platform to showcase their talent and tradition,” said designer Montelibano from Manila.
The line-up of the weavers who presented their collections on the concluding day were Krishna Sonowal from Assam, Apatani weaver Hibu Ollo and Khampti Weaver Nang Tripura Langkhun from Arunachal Pradesh, Mizo Weaver Lalsangzuala, Aao weaver Yatetla Pogen from Nagaland.
Besides, there were young as well as established designers from different states of the region and India, who showcased their designs and collections crafted out of the regional looms and fabrics.
The evening was brought to life by breathtaking performances by renowned artistes from different states of the region. Renowned singers Simanta Shekhar from Assam and Mavrick from Arunachal Pradesh showcased the myriad colours of the region.