Archana Kochhar wows Hyderabad at the
Fashion Semana Curtain Raiser
Hyderabad Fashion Semana (The Week) to be held from 9th - 11th
Designer Archana Kochhar(in black) seen with the Models at
the Hyderabad Fashion Semana Curtain Raiser held at Hyderabad
Hyderabad|India|August'2009:The city of the
Nizams is turning fashionable and how! Elaborate fashion couturier Archana
Kochhar descended upon the city; and brought her international experience
to the city with her elaborate range of cocktail sarees at the Curtain
Raiser of Hyderabad Fashion Semana (The Week) held at Taj Deccan recently.
The Brouchure of the Hyderabad Fashion Semana was released and the dates
for the Fashion Semana announced. The Hyderabad Fashion Semana will be
held from 9th - 11th September. Twenty Designers including some really big
names are expected to participate in the same.
Designers Archana Kochhar and Asif Merchant from Mumbai along with six
Designers from Hyderabad viz., Varsha Mahendra, Ishita Singh, Deepti
Reddy, Varsha Patawari, Bhakti Reddy, Manga Reddy and Preetam & Sandeep
put together a very special curtain-raiser. The event proved to be a
unique learning experience for the Hyderabadi designers watching renowned
designers Archana and Asif. Models Bhanu Gandham, Kripalini Singh, Apurva
Vishwananthan, Tanvi Singla, Mona D Silva, Viraja Acharya, Swati Kakde
from Bangalore; also Nishita Motiwala, Ankita Thite, Kehali Ghorpade from
Pune showcased the works of the designers.
Says organizer Raghav of Marvel Events, “It’s a privilege for our city
that eminent designer Archana Kochhar; who has done fashion weeks and
several international shows has agreed to do our curtain raiser as well as
our finale. Designer Asif Merchant is also a part of our show.” The names
of the twenty designers who will be a part of the Fashion Week on 9th,
10th and 11th September will be announced by the 25th of August. Some
really big names are expected to be there; and Raghav is currently keeping
the final names under tabs.
Archana Kochhar has been showcasing her creations on Indian and
International runways for the last decade. Elaborate yet understated.
Flamboyant yet finessed. Traditional yet modern. Archana’s collections
spell sheer uber chic couture creations crafted with perfection and
precision.Her design sensibility is a perfect marriage between exquisite
embroideries and nouveau texturizing techniques, all these in luscious
colour palettes, making each piece “a must have season after season”.
Due to her high acclaim, Archana was invited by Galleries L’fayette Paris
to present her collection with international design houses like Kenzo,
Christian Lacriox, Ungaro and Nina Ricci in March 2008. Archana is one of
the favorites amongst Bollywood glitterati, which includes, Katrina, Neha
Dhupia, Mahima, Sameera Reddy, etc. to name few. Her recent showstoppers
and muses, includes young vibrant new faces like Mandira Bedi, Geeta
Basra, Minisha Lamba, former Miss Sri Lanka Jacqueline Fernandez, etc.
Designing is Archana’s domain and individualizing her forte. Her design
philosophy revolves around making her client’s personality shine while she
creates the complete Archana Kochhar look.
Reachout's News Bureau
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