Pune Fashion Week (PFW), an initiative taken by creative thinkers of the fashion fraternity in the city, has gained the reputation of being one of the leading luxury fashion weeks in India and has put Pune on the fashion map of India.
PFW, founded by fashion entrepreneur Badal Saboo & celebrity designer Nivedita Saboo in 2011, is all set to raise the bar with its 7th edition which will distinctly focus on showcasing both established and emerging designers. The fashion week is scheduled from 22nd December to 24th December 2017 at the Pyramid Lawns in Koregaon Park.
Blending Luxury, Style and Knowledge the season 7 of PFW will feature three days of runway shows, GenNext shows, Fashion After Parties, the Luxury Expo and the Fashion Knowledge Series.
The highlights of Season 7 takes the whole experience a notch higher than the previous editions. The Fashion Knowledge Series, a series of workshops about fashions trends, blogging etc is a window of knowledge for the fashion enthusiast. A pavilion at the luxury expo will be dedicated to handicrafts, traditional textiles curated by Fashionable Bharat, focusing on positioning the crafts of India at a fashion canvas to reinstate their value, in addition to its high energy fashion shows.
Gearing up for Season 7, Mr. Badal Saboo, Managing Director, Pune Fashion Week said, “We look forward to an exciting season which is going to be bigger, better, grander and bolder than the previous editions. We have always strived to innovate and evolve every year and hope to exceed the city’s expectations and raise the bar with Season 7”
Moreover, Pune Fashion Week Season 7 aims at #MakingPuneFashionable and giving luxury brands and entry into the Pune market. Scent Sutra, India’s first multi- brand retail store offering artistic perfumes that opened doors to Pune recently will also be launching ‘Eight & Bob’, a niche perfume brand at Pune Fashion Week on December 22, 2017.
Pune Fashion Week is also proud to announce its collaboration with London School of Trends in association with iNIFD, India, to source designers from across India (including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mauritius and Arabia).
Designers showcasing at PFW Season 7, will get an opportunity to showcase their collection at London Fashion Week that will be officially curated by Fashion Scout, one of UK’s largest Fashion showcases for emerging & established design talent and New York Fashion Week.
Pune Fashion Week Season 7 in association with Everything Experiential has Maserati as the Luxury Partner, ‘Radio One’ as the Radio Partner, Hotel Crowne Plaza as the Hospitality Partner and MIT Institute of Design as the Knowledge Partner.
Fashion Knowledge Series (FKS)
The morning slots from 22nd to 24th December will have a series of workshops under the Fashion Knowledge Series featuring interactive sessions with renowned people, bloggers from the fashion fraternity educating people about different trends in fashion, making blogging a career, to name a few topics. The main aim of FKS is to provide as much exposure to the youth and cater to the budding ideas in the minds of the unanswered.
Some of the speakers at the series are Hollywood designer Danielle Pettee, fashion designer Nitya Bajaj, celebrity designer Nivedita Saboo, Mr. Vikram Kotnis from Amura Technologies. This event will be a ticketed event and open to all to attend. Timings: 11 am to 12:30 pm
The Luxury Expo
For those who love the luxurious life, Pune Fashion Week 7 is bringing the ultimate indulgence to the city. The Luxury Expo will be full of elite fashion, luxury and lifestyle products. Recognized as a premium platform for showcasing luxury fashion trends, the expo promises to curate the best of luxury, fashion and lifestyle, and make it an extravagant experience. This also includes the Fashionable Bharat Pavilion, a platform for artists from rural India to showcase their artistry.
Fashionable Bharat Pavilion
The three-day event will have a specific area dedicated to handicrafts, Indian indigenous products and traditional textiles from all over the country, to broaden its horizons and truly capture the essence of Bharat.
Address: Pyramid Lawns, Koregaon Park Annexe, Mundhwa
Date: 22nd – 24th December 2017, Friday to Sunday
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