Imphal: Renowned Indian fashion designer Robert Naorem from Manipur has roped in Manushi Chhillar, the former Miss World 2017, as the showstopper for his show in the upcoming Manipur Fashion Extravaganza 2022 in Imphal.
The upcoming fashion event is scheduled to be held on October 16 at Imphal Hotel and the event will be manage by Manipuri Weddings.
Around 2,000 people on invitation basis are expected to be gather in one of the greatest fashion events in Manipur, said designer Naorem while interacting to media persons at his studio on Tuesday.
This time, the upcoming show, according to Naorem, will be not just a fashion event but it is a show with a cause.
“The show is not just about a fashion, but it is also about a cause. And to make it more inclusive, we will also have the underprivileged people, including differently-abled persons, to walk the ramp and make them part of this event,” said the designer.
Apart from the show, on the day they will be launching the Robert Naorem Charitable Trust Foundation to support the underprivileged section of the society, he said.
Altogether, around 50 professional models based in Manipur, Delhi and Mumbai will walk the ramp and showcase the collections of designer Robert Naorem.
The event will showcase the designs of Arbin Tonjam, an upcoming costume designer from Manipur.
“I always believe in boosting fashion till now and it never stops. And I hope this will give a huge mileage in the state’s fashion in terms of quality and standards in conducting such fashion shows in Manipur,” said designer cum makeup artist who’s work is known for promoting indigenous handlooms and textiles.
Sanjay Nigam, founder of India Fashion Awards will also be part of the show as a guest, said Naorem.
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