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FDCl announces New Faces of Tomorrow

Sep '09
Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) announced the names of 32 models who will walk the ramp at the first ever 'Van Heusen India Mens Week' to be held in New Delhi from September 11–13, 2009 at The Grand, New Delhi.

The 32 finalists were shortlisted after a challenging competition from the auditions conducted in New Delhi and Mumbai. Presenting themselves before a renowned jury, these future muses were selected on several attributes, such as their confidence, poise and perfect attitude to walk the runway dressed in the creations of India's finest fashion designers at the 'Van Heusen India Mens Week'.

Declaring the names of the finalists, Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI said, “We received an overwhelming response from fresh talent drawn from across the country! Our esteemed jury had a hard task at hand to shortlist the final 32, who will walk the runway at the first ever 'Van Heusen India Mens Week'.Apart from presenting the best from the male modeling industry, 'Van Heusen India Mens Week' will simultaneously promote and support new talent. We are confident that these new and exciting young faces will go a long way!”

The Established and New Faces that will walk the ramp at the 'Van Heusen India Mens Week' 2009 include:
Model List for VHIMW 2009
Acquin Pais
Amit Sandhu
Angad Bedi
Anuj Choudhry
Asif Azim
Gaurav Arora
Inder Bajwa
Lalit Tehlan
Namit Khanna
Rahul Choudhry
Sahil Shroff
Saqib Qureshi
Tony Luke

Fresh Faces
Ashish Choudhry
Bharat Sharma
Chris Ladewig
Danish Pandor
Deepak Wadhwa
Karan Rao
Krisha Kops
Pankaj Bhalla
Piyush V Walia
Prateek Balhara
Pravesh Rana
Robbie Mairh
Sangram Singh
Viren Singh

Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Van Heusen are set to change the dynamics of the Indian fashion landscape, with the first seriously exclusive fashion week JUST for men. FDCI made the formal announcement of its first annual 'Van Heusen India Mens Week' and unveiled the logo of the forthcoming event at a recent press conference in the capital. After a decade of successful India Fashion Weeks, FDCI is ready to explore the growing potential of Men's Fashion in India in partnership with Van Heusen, India's leading lifestyle brand.

The 'Van Heusen India Mens Week' positions India as the 4th Fashion Capital of the World to host an independent Mens Week.

Fashion Design Council of India – A Decade in the Business of Fashion
In the last 11 years FDCI has taken the Indian Fashion industry global and secured national pride for the business of fashion. It has been instrumental in promoting the business of fashion and creating new opportunities for all stakeholders. Over the years FDCI has used various marketing platforms, seminars and workshops to promote fashion. FDCI, a not for profit organization, is the apex industry body in the field of fashion.

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