Naeem Khan to debut on the Indian Runway
A model walks in a Naeem Khan creation. Image courtesy: Reuters
New York-based Indian designer Naeem Khan is all set to enter desi runways with Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer Resort 2013.
LFW announced Monday that Khan will be showcasing his signature repertoire at the upcoming edition of the fashion gala to be held in Mumbai. The five-day fashion extravaganza starts March 22.
"I am incredibly excited to showcase my collection in India for the first time, especially in my hometown of Mumbai. It is truly an honour to be part of Lakme Fashion Week, India's answer to the international runway, and I am thrilled to announce our partnership," Khan said in a statement.
Naeem Khan. Image Courtesy: Reuters
Referring to him as the biggest name in fashion, Saket Dhankar, head of fashion at IMG Reliance said, "It is indeed our honour to have Naeem showcase his collection at LFW. This association brings to life our endeavour of making Lakme Fashion Week a truly global fashion event."
Naeem Khan's client list includes US First Lady Michelle Obama, Beyonce Knowles, Penelope Cruz, Eva Longoria, Lea Michele, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood, Florence Welch, Emily Blunt, and Queen Noor of Jordan.