The 31st batch of the coveted talent discovery program – GenNext, has announced two winners who will be showcasing at the upcoming FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week.
The two winning designers Label Rahul Dasgupta by Rahul Dasgupta and Raffughar by Wajahat Rather were chosen through a virtual jury selection process. The selected designers will be presenting their creations at ‘INIFD presents GenNext’ an eagerly awaited show at the joint fashion week being organized by Lakmé, RISE Worldwide (formerly IMG Reliance); and Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), scheduled to be held between 16th to 21st March 2021.
Having been through a competitive selection process, the winning GenNext designers were then taken through a series of Masterclasses over three days with Sabina Chopra, the Lakmé Fashion Week team as well as industry experts.
Announcing the latest batch of GenNext designers, Ashwath Swaminathan, Head of Innovations, Lakmé said, “Discovering new talent is a key pillar of Lakmé Fashion Week and the GenNext program that has help propel great talent in the industry. So, looking forward to the 31st batch of GenNext designers showcasing their collections this season.”