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Bibi Russel to present Gandhian Khadi

Bangladeshi fashion designer Bibi Russell will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by presenting Rajasthan Khadi at the upcoming season of India runway week winter festive 2017 in New Delhi, according to an IANS report published by Business Standard.

The three-day event will be held from at DLF Place, Saket, on 6-8 October.

The designer’s collection will be made with 100 per cent Khadi by weavers of Bikaner and it will be a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.

The show has been curated by Russell, who will also be presenting her collection for the second time at India  runway week.

“I want to explore the diversity of the fabric and contextualize it in today’s world. The idea of presenting Rajasthan  Khadi is to get the younger generation to appreciate their countryman’s produce,” Russell said in a statement.

Avinash Pathania, founder, Indian Federation for Fashion Development, said associating with Rajasthan  Khadi for one of the shows at the India  runway week winter festive 2017 is in “continuation of our commitment to promote weavers of India.”

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