Khadi India organised an Exhibition and a Fashion Show ‘Aheli Khadi’ at NIFT Gandhinagar – 2022

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  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s pivotal call has been the core objective of Khadi and Village Industries Commission to position Khadi as a Fashion Fabric. It has been a constant effort of the Prime Minister to promote Khadi for all, especially the beacons of our society- the youth.
  • The show will be graced by the presence of the Chairman of KVIC – Manoj Goel as chief guest. The show will be attended by KVIC officials, academia, designers, industry members, and students.
  • With an intention to reach out to a younger audience and the global market, an exhibition and a fashion show ‘Aheli Khadi’ to popularize Khadi as a fabric and showcase its use for traditional and contemporary clothing is organized by Khadi India at Tana Riri Auditorium, NIFT. Gandhinagar on Sunday.
  • “Aheli” khadi means pure khadi. It was showcased in this exhibition and fashion show. The main attraction of the fashion show was the clothing for yoga “Swadha” which was accepted as an effective medium of communication designed by NIFT designers.
  • NIFT designers created 6 different collections of dresses and sarees ranging from ethnic, fusion, western and casual looks. Hand embroidery, stitch detailing and hand block printing were used in Gulf textiles for value addition. The home linen collection was designed with khadi fabrics of various weights and threads, giving an international look to the Indian craft of khadi, giving khadi a global appeal. The show was designed and presented by NIFT students, who also walked the ramp as models had done.

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