Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Sustainable Man show hogs limelight at LFW S/R
Sustainable Man show hogs limelight at LFW S/R
04
Feb '17
The Sustainable Man show has hogged the limelight on the second day of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort (LFW S/R) 2017. Based on the concept of ‘Sustainable Fashion and Indian Textiles’, the fashion platform highlighted experiences around sustainable fashion in India. The collections for Sustainable Man show were unveiled by fashion retailer Ajio.

The show displayed men’s wear by designers Rajesh Pratap Singh, Abraham & Thakore and Péro. The Abraham & Thakore label by David Abraham and Rakesh Thakore known for their sustainable and organic designs had developed a stylish parade of unconventional garments – Dandy March, for the fashion event. Using only discarded fabrics like bed sheets, cushion covers and off- cuts, the duo made a creative attempt at recycling waste material from off cuts on the factory floor. By using techniques like Boro, Pojagi, Kantha and quilting, the fabrics were presented in an innovative manner.

Designer Rajesh Pratap Singh had displayed recycled, reused and reworked line. The prime focus was on khadi and old denim, along with fibres and yarns cleverly created from recycled plastic bottles and salvaged garments. Highlighting the actual concept of sustainable fashion Rajesh presented a collage of his past and present work. He creatively upcycled and reused, unsold, rejected, merchandise from his collections and turned them into a new avatar of style for men.

Known for her unconventional, organic designs for women, Aneeth Arora’s label ‘Pero’ at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 turned her creative gaze onto men’s wear. (RR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: University of York

Textiles | On 30th Nov 2020

UK scientists working to reduce textile industry waste

Scientists at the University of York and the Royal College of Art are ...

Pic: Material Exchange

Textiles | On 30th Nov 2020

Material Exchange raises €5 million for sustainability

Material Exchange has announced the closing of a €5 million funding...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Nov 2020

Gap reports sales of $3.99 bn in Q3 FY20

Gap Inc, a US-based specialty apparel company, has reported its...

Interviews View All

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli, Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Neel Sawhney, One Friday

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Krishnanand Tripathi, Textrade International Ltd

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

P V Kadole,

P V Kadole

Nine co-operative organisations from Ichalkaranji came together to form an ...

Marcello Galvanin,

Marcello Galvanin

Galvanin has more than 50 years of experience in the production of textile ...

Ravi Kant Prakash,

Ravi Kant Prakash

A crucial role in the process of fabric manufacturing is played by the...

Ray Baughman, University of Texas -Dallas

Ray Baughman
University of Texas -Dallas

<div>A team of scientists and researchers have discovered twistrons,...

Mr Ambrose Chan, DSG International (Thailand) PLC

Mr Ambrose Chan
DSG International (Thailand) PLC

Paolo Ocleppo, Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Prathyusha Garimella, Prathyusha Garimella

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh

<div>Ace fashion designer <b>Rajesh Pratap Singh</b> has used Tencel to...

Sweta Tantia, Tahweave & Garo

Sweta Tantia
Tahweave & Garo

Designer Sweta Tantia owns Garo, a couture indutva or ethnicwear brand,...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


November 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search