The Iconic Khadi rocks the runway

In this day and age of fast-fashion, to promote the importance of natural sustainable fabrics, The Green Fashion Tour organised a fashion show recently at the Seasons Mall on November 25. 

A Pan-India project, Green Fashion Tour is organised and conceptualised by Sohel Mateen of Studioz Entertainments and supported by Kamartaj Pathan of Fashion Fundas Design School For Pune’s show.

So far, the efforts of Green Fashion Tour have been acknowledged by the Ministry of Telangana Khadi Department and Mayor of Telangana.

Khadi is India’s traditional cloth which is not only environment-friendly but also has a connection to Indian roots. The collection ‘Desi Global’ by Fashion Fundas was themed around the iconic fabric and introduced Khadi as the next international runway fabric. 

Student Designers Pooja Oswal, Varuna Hiraskar, Alka Adsule, Shreya Pandit, Manita Jaiswal, Priyanka Saroj, Srushti Jadhav, Sanchita Dayma, Dr Aliya Khan from Fashion Fundas created garments for the evening with the theme being high-end pageant gowns. The event saw Supermodel and Pageant holder Priya D’silva as the Showstopper and Choreographer for Fashion Fundas. The show witnessed International and National title winning contestants walking in support for the noble cause. 
Makeup and hair were done by Meenakshi Satya Naidu, who displayed her talent on all models at the show. 
The closing set was by Mumbai based designer Salma Khan “Indorgine” first organic line by Salma Khan, director of ‘Lunette by Salma Khan’. An Indian but contemporary collection of flared and fairyland exclusively made of pure Khadi and organic silk. She emphasised on the concept of using eco-friendly and skin friendly fabrics for the natural and safe environment for our next generation.

The Green Fashion Tour believes that challenges such as Global Warming and other forms of pollutions that are faced today are due to unconscious usage of resources, and can be reversed by bringing back sustainable fabrics into vogue. 

“Our aim has always been to help our students establish themselves as designers from day one of their course. We encourage women from all strata and age groups to learn the art of fashion design with us and become successful entrepreneurs. This initiative is an attempt to reach out to these ladies and invite them to join us on our journey for the greater good. We look forward to grander success for Green Fashion Week in future”, concluded Kamartaj Pathan, CEO of Fashion Fundas Design School. 

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