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‘The Flamboyant Stitch' in Delhi

SEWA Trade Facilitation Centre (STFC) launched a new collection of ‘Ananta – The Flamboyant Stitch' under the brand Hansiba at the National Crafts Museum in the Capital. The collection was presented by rural artisans along with renowned actor and Censor Board Chief Sharmila Tagore and Milena Santana Ramirez, Ambassador, Embassy of Venezuela. Eminent personalities like Nandita Das, Jaya Jaitley and Laila Tyebji were also seen at the event.

The Ananta collection is a completely organic range exclusively designed by Graham Hollick, a British textile and fashion designer, and Corine Forget, French sculptor and designer.

The highlight of the show was Hansiba Ben (92), the oldest artisan of SEWA, walking the ramp with her daughter and grand-daughter; showcasing SEWA's legacy across three generations.



In Lilliput land

Kidswear brand Lilliput recently showcased its Spring/ Summer 2010 collection at a fashion show held at Roots to Wings’ Annual Day function. The fashion show saw 10 children showcasing clothes that ranged from the ‘cool boy’ style for boys and ‘dressed up doll’ style for girls. Clothes showcased included the Surfing & Monster’ outfit, and the ‘Rainbow Spectrum’ and ‘Glitter n Glam’ dresses. Seema Puri, vice-president (design), Lilliput Kidswear, said the fashion show provided the brand a platform to acquaint the audience with the company’s latest collections. In the end, the little models received a standing ovation from the audience.

In Nature's Basket

The launch of the flagship store of Godrej Nature's Basket in Defence Colony in the Capital saw a host of eminent Delhiites, including current Femina Miss India Universe Ekta Chaudhary. Leading fashion choreographer Liza Verma played hostess, while epicure extraordinaire

Bikramjit Ray and popular sommelier Magandeep Singh showcased products from Nature's Basket. Nature's Basket's own F&B consultant Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal flew in from Mumbai for the launch and created exotic amuse bouche from ingredients available at the store.

In consultation with food experts across the globe, Godrej Nature's Basket showcases discerning selections of choicest food from around the world, be it Italian Parmigianino Reggiano or the authentic ingredients for an aromatic Thai curry, the fixings for a Mexican enchilada, premium cold cuts or the freshest exotic herbs and organic strawberries. Nature's Basket also houses a well-stocked wine cellar. It offers a complete range of culinary requirements including premium organic grocery, breads, patisserie and some lesser-known fine foods.