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USHA Silai School Women At Lakme Fashion Week With Designers Amit Vijaya And Richard Pandav

Santosh Kumwat and Sunita Devi Kumawat from Jaipur are two of the eight selected USHA Silai School women entrepreneurs, who got a chance to learn and work under the guidance of designers - Amit Trivedi and Richard Pandav to launch a clothing line at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018.

USHA Silai School Women At Lakme Fashion Week With Designers Amit Vijaya And Richard Pandav

With Kaladhera, Rajasthan as their source of inspiration, Amit Trivedi and Richard Pandav's collection at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018 made a statement on the luxury of hand-made garments and the richness of Indian artisans.

USHA Silai School Women At Lakme Fashion Week With Designers Amit Vijaya And Richard Pandav

The designer duo, from the National Institute of Design, created a collection that majorly promoted comfort and simplicity.

USHA Silai School Women At Lakme Fashion Week With Designers Amit Vijaya And Richard Pandav

Bright colored fabrics and the easy-flowing style captured the ethos of the Rajasthani garments, which the designers along with their USHA Silai School women created, in line with the contemporary trends of today's time.

USHA Silai School Women At Lakme Fashion Week With Designers Amit Vijaya And Richard Pandav

Keeping ‘indulgence of comfort' as the defining trait of their collaborative collection, their clothing line turned out to be a booming hit at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018.

USHA Silai School Women At Lakme Fashion Week With Designers Amit Vijaya And Richard Pandav

The designers worked with their team of USHA Silai School women and in the process trained them and made them aware about the current trends.

USHA Silai School Women At Lakme Fashion Week With Designers Amit Vijaya And Richard Pandav

Designer Amit Trivedi and Richard Pandav with Santosh Kumwat and Sunita Devi Kumawat, two out of the eight selected USHA Silai School women entrepreneurs, at the Lakme Fashion Week 2018 in Mumbai's Jio Gardens.

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About the Initiative

About the Initiative

Kushalta Ke Kadam, an initiative by NDTV and USHA, aims at empowering women from rural India and encourages them to become entrepreneurs by taking up sewing and training others in their respective communities. Since 2011 Usha Silai Campaign has trained more than 3.95 lakh rural women within five years, with 17,000 Silai schools, spanning over 9272 Indian villages in India.

 

Kushalta Ke Kadam in Season 4 has returned with new goals and vision. The new season will witness the establishment of the new cluster in Kashmir, apart from the existing four clusters setup last year. The women from volatile Kashmir will work with well-known fashion designer Rohit Bal and get an unique opportunity to learn from him and make clothes for him. The work done by the Silai School women will be presented at Lakme Fashion week 2019.

 

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