North east designers now showcase their talent and creativity from August 19,2016 and onwards through the second edition of Northeast India Fashion Week (NEIFW) will be held in Itanagar from August 19 onwards. A NEIFW Collection boutique will also be setup in London later this year.
For this a fashion event was held in New Delhi on Thursday to promote the gala, which will conclude on August 21. Designer Yana Ngoba Chakpu, also the Chief Operating Officer of NEIFW, said that, ‘’the aim of the show is to support active weavers of the region. The participating designers of NEIFW, which has been conceptualized by Affluent Ray of Light. There was a collection presented by Yana Ngoba in collaboration with designer Nabam Aka also from Arunachal Pradesh, as a part of the London Fashion Week’s off-schedule show Fashions Finest last year. The designer shared that a NEIFW Collection boutique will be setup in London in September. Which later on flourish with new upcoming dedicated designers .
The Brand Ambassador of NEIFW , Popular actor Adil Hussain, told that fashion shows like these are important because it promotes a kind of artistic activity whereby designers and weavers get financial benefit from the entire exercise. Former Mr. India International contestant Opang Jamir, from Nagaland, was also present in the promotional event that gave a glimpse of the fashion gala. Designer Arita Kashyap, Rohila Engtipi, Koombang- The Storm and designer Rupert Lynrha also attended the event.