It’s going to do the highest amount of business in the last quarter of this year than it did in the rest. Here’s why: Govt run Fashion and Design Promotion Council has opted for Mumbai over Delhi to host luxury event ‘Luxurion World’ in mid-Aug’09. Also, kicking off the second year of Inida Couture Week in Mumbai, Delhi-based Fashion Design Council of India is busy negotiating the final round of talks with title sponsor Sunny Dewan.
Vijay K Singh, CEO of FDPC confirmed saying, “Yes, we are all set to host a luxurious, by-invitation-only, high profile event called ‘Luxurion World’ in Mumbai from Aug 14, 15 and 16. This event has been organised in association with Maharashtra Economic Development Council.”
Meanwhile, Sunil Sethi, President of FDCI affirmed, “We are finalising our dates to announce second year of India Couture Week in Mumbai which will be held in September this year. Last year, we did good business by bringing together India’s best couturiers at a single platform. Thus, this year too, we are going ahead with the same. It’s only the dates of monsoons and Ganesh Utsav in Mumbai that will aid in the final dates.”
Incidentally, this is the the second time where FDCI will host a show in Mumbai while this will be the very first time where FDPC will be involved directly with an event in Mumbai. Incidentally, both have luxury as its prime platform. As TOI