• 3 day Fashion extravaganza to be held from April 11th – April 13th 2012
•15 designers and 45 models will be participating
•California based celebrity designer Adam Saaks to showcase his work for the first time in Pune
•Renowned Fashion Designer – Nivedita Saboo
•Vikram Phadnis – Grand Finale Designer
Pune, Wednesday 4th April 2012: ABIL Group today announced the dates of ABIL Pune Fashion Week 2012. The 3rd Season of the annual fashion extravaganza will be held from April 11th – April 13th 2012 at The Westin, Pune.
The 3 day event will see 15 distinct designers and 45 Models participating in ABIL Pune Fashion Week 2012. Season III will see designers Babita Malkani, Deepak Shah, Joy Mitra, Malini Agarwala, Nivedita Saboo, Nitya Bajaj, Payal Singhal, Raakesh Agarwal, Ritika Bharwani, Samant Chauhan, Sharaddha Mayank, Surily Goel, Swapnil Shinde and Vikram Phadnis showcase their work.
California based celebrity designer Adam Saaks who is known for his live designs on the ramp will also showcase his work for the very first time in Pune.
“ABIL Group has been a frontrunner in the industry and has been catering to the changing needs of the citizens on Pune. The group has introduced the city to the very best in Luxury Living, Hospitality and Fashion,” said Mr. Amit Bhosale, Executive Director, ABIL Group. ” ABIL Pune Fashion Week has become an important part of the ABIL family. Every season we hope to raise the bar by bringing together the best of talent and nurturing them to put Pune on the fashion map of the country” he added.
“ABIL Pune Fashion Week is an initiative taken by the creative thinkers of the fashion fraternity in the city to bring together the fashion mayhem in the cultural city of Pune. Our attempt is to introduce best practices and accelerate business collaborations for the Designers, Models and to benefit all stakeholders”
Mr. Vikram Phadnis, Mentor ABIL Pune Fashion Week said, “We have provided a platform for nurturing designers in the city and are offering them an exclusive opportunity to rub shoulders with the most celebrated names from the world of fashion. The third season promises much more glamour, glitterati and never-seen-before trends.”
Mentored by Vikram Phadnis and Nivedita Saboo from the designer fraternity, and a fabulous team consisting of ABIL Pune Fashion Week Production Director Rakesh Wadhwa. Vahbis Mehta & Alison Kanuga as Choreographers, Kapil Bhalla & Kaajee Babu Rai as Hair & Make-Up Artist, Damandeep Chaudhary & Delnaz Daruwala as Backstage Management and overall event coordination by Kalyani Karandikar. ABIL Pune Fashion Week 2012 will present a set of collections for the current season rather than the future, blending contemporary styles within the Indian perception of beauty and creating a range that is unique and specific.
ABIL Pune Fashion Week 2012 will be held on 11th, 12th and 13th of April 2012 from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Hotel Westin, Koregoan Park, Pune. The event will cater to a niche audience, where entry is restricted through invitations only.