Television

Message‘GenNext' Show to be unveiled at Lakme Fashion Week 2006

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/10/10/Untitled-1_10.jpg?itok=Tc5UpcUb

Mumbai, 4 January 2006: A unique concept titled the “GenNext Show” will be unveiled for the first time in India at the inaugural Lakme Fashion Week 2006 with an aim to provide a platform for promising young talent to establish themselves across India. The six chosen designers will participate in a group show where each one of them will present their creations for the first time before a targeted group of international and domestic buyers and media.

The ‘GenNext Show’ will comprise a group of up to six select designers who have never shown at any fashion week. The special programme has been created following the tremendous interest generated by the Emerging Designer initiative. Lakme Fashion Week will help in putting together the first ever-professional show for these gifted and promising designers. All selected designers will get a complete package comprising of the runway, set, sounds, lights, models, show director, hair & makeup, backstage managers at a highly subsidized fee of rupees ten thousand only (Rs 10,000).

The Advisory Board for Lakme Fashion Week, which was announced recently, comprising of representatives of key stakeholders from the fashion world will participate in the selection of deserving designers for the Emerging Designers and the GenNext show. To ensure that the very best of Indian fashion is represented on the catwalk, a National Selection Panel (NSP) comprising all permanent members of the Advisory Board and fashion professionals specifically invited for selection meetings will review all designer submissions prior to both the LFW F/W and LFW S/S fashion weeks and select up to six best designers for the GenNext Show.

The Advisory Board for 2006 consists of well-known designers Wendell Rodricks, Narendra Kumar, and Ritu Beri; prominent buyers Sangita Kathiwada of Melange and Pradeep Hirani of Kimaya; Fern Mallis, Executive Director of 7th on Sixth and Vice President of IMG / Simon Lock, Managing Director, IMG Fashion Asia Pacific; media professionals Anuradha Mahindra, Publisher, Verve. The Board will be co-chaired by Anil Chopra, Vice President, Lakme Lever and Ravi Krishnan, Managing Director, IMG-TWI South Asia and Senior Vice-President, IMG. Additional members from the media and buyers will be announced shortly.

Anil Chopra, Vice President, Lakme Lever said: “The GenNext Show is another unique initiative from Lakme Fashion Week. The selected designers would get the opportunity of a lifetime to display their collections on this common platform and to interact with and develop lucrative business-driven relationships with a targeted group of domestic and international buyers and media. This distinctive program is a part of our on-going endeavor to integrate India with the global fashion world.”

Mr. Ravi Krishnan, Managing Director, IMG-TWI South Asia and Senior Vice-President, IMG said, “The GenNext Show is an important aspect of Lakme Fashion Week. The opportunity gives new talent a chance to showcase with the best in the business and also helps unearth hidden talent from across the country. We are certain that the GenNext show will over the years discover designers of extraordinary talent.”

Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) is a joint initiative between Lakme, the leading cosmetics brand and a pillar of the fashion industry in India, and IMG, the global leader in fashion weeks and event production. LFW has been conceived and created with an aim to integrate India into the global fashion world. Both Lakme and IMG have been pivotal to the success of the Lakme India Fashion Week over the last six years. Lakme Fashion Week will be held twice every year. The first Fall /Winter Week will be held from March 28 – April 1, 2006 at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai and the Spring/Summer Week in September-October 2006.

For more information please contact:

For Lakme: Genesis PR

Tarunjeet Rattan

Genesis PR, Mumbai

E-mail: trattan@genesispr.com

Tel: (022) 2491 1783 / 85/9820525850 Fax: (022) 2491 1788

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/21/akash-chawala.jpg?itok=turVwkEr
Akash Chawla bids adieu to ZEEL after 12 years

MUMBAI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises company Zee Studio's executive vice-president - films, and business head Akash Chawla has resigned after a long stint of 12 years.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/21/Ghost-buster_0.jpg?itok=pN9k_YTs
Tickle your funny bone with 'Ghostbusters' on Sony Pix

MUMBAI: Horror flicks never go out of fashion. And, if it has ghosts with a funny bone, you are in for a treat. Sony Pix is all set to premiere the cult Ghost-comedy film Ghostbusters on 26 February at 1 pm and 9 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/21/inside-800x800.jpg?itok=_rxsCsI-
Star Plus, Jalsha & Zee telecast challenged in B'Desh SC

MUMBAI: An appeal has been filed in the Bangladesh Supreme Court challenging the country's High Court verdict that approved continuing of telecast of three Indian TV channels. The Bangladesh High Court had paved the way for continuance of telecast of Star Plus, Zee Bangla and Star Jalsha. The...

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/21/UK%20TV.jpg?itok=7UJUL8VJ
India's UK TV content imports rise to Rs 125 crore in 2015-2016

MUMBAI: India is the second fastest growing market for the UK content. That’s the findings of the latest TV export report for 2015-2016 released by the Producers Alliance for Cinema & Television (PACT). The report states that imports of British content by Indian broadcasters grew a handsome 43...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/BIG-Magic_Akbar_Logo.jpg?itok=WhRLhaGi
Big Magic to air 'Akbar' from 20 Feb

MUMBAI: BIG Magic, a variety general entertainment channel, adds yet another unique offering to its bouquet of shows with the launch of a first-of-its-kind historic drama, ‘Akbar’.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/IPL-2017%20%281%29_0.jpg?itok=6bGpZAhN
IPL 2017 auction: Ben Stokes, Tymal Mills top overseas buys, Karn Sharma biggest Indian buy

England’s all rounder Ben Stokes at Rs. 145 million (RPS) followed by compatriot Tymal Mills at Rs. 120 million (RCB) were amongst the top foreign buys, while Indians player Karn Sharma was picked by MI for Rs. 35 million at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 auction that began in Bengaluru...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/Big-Little-Lies%20%281%29.jpg?itok=T6WzQH0j
Star World Premiere HD set to air 'Big Little Lies'

Star World Premiere HD is now all set to premiere one of the most awaited series of the year –Big Little Lies on 21 February at 10 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/Vikas-Handu%20%281%29.jpg?itok=bzbhX7if
Vikas Handu joins India TV as VP digital strategy

Vikas Handu has joined India TV as a vice president, Digital Strategy. Prior to this he had been heading product and technology at The Indian Express group. He will report to Ritu Dhawan, MD and CEO, India TV.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/Living-Foodz%20%281%29.jpg?itok=YoEyleUL
Living Foodz partners with 'All Things Nice' for the 5th Edition of 'Celebrating India's Finest'

All Things Nice hosted the 5th edition of ‘Celebrating India’s Finest’ to recognize the winners of the ‘Indian Wine Consumer’s Choice Awards’, 2017, in association with lifestyle partner Living Foodz. The premium lifestyle channel is set to bring this unique experience to it’s viewers for the first...

Television TV Channels Specialised and Niche

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories