Eastern Fashion Legacy Chapter 1 Sets Stage for Global Fashion From Eastern India

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Eastern Fashion Legacy, Chapter 1held recently at Hyatt Regency was the biggest fashion Weekend which the city has ever witnessed. An amalgamation of the best designers from three countries of India, Bhutan & Bangladesh with their rich fabrics, heritage and culture, the show surely established Kolkata and East on the international fashion map.


Eastern Fashion Legacy was a modest effort to popularize these natural home grown fabrics and designs and make them fashionable worldwide. Each design showcased was unique resonating the rich culture and talent of the Eastern part of the world.


Showstoppers gracing the two day show included top models and actors like Prosenjit Chatterjee, Rituparrna Sengupta, Abir Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Riya Sen, Nilanjana Sengupta, Kelly Dorji to name a few ,who have come forward in support of the event.


Atsu Sekhose, who hails from Nagaland presented an evening wear collection blending the East and West through prints, colors and motifs.

Sharbari Datta, showcased a new range for men, which was a blend of tradition and modernity.


Monapali’s designs were on linen and jute, a collection inspired by rhinos. Agnimitra Paul’s collection revolved around Ikkat. The complete summer range consisted of shift dresses, tops, palazzos, kurtas and saris.

Chandrika Tamang, renowned designer from Bhutan showcased dresses made out of raw silk and pure cotton. Chimmi, the other Bhutanese Fashion designer at the show put forward the Spring/Summer 2016 collection featuring lots of dresses and flowing silhouettes.


Abhishek Dutta’s collection consisted of the Autumn/Winter 2016 ethnic wear line based on Bengal weaves like jacquard of Kalna, loose weaves of Santipur and dobby of Nadia, among others.

Eastern Fashion Legacy proved to be a hit in its first edition. Hoping to see the next chapter soon!!

Priyanka Dutta

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