February 2017 \ World News \ FASHION
Badiani at New York Fashion Week

India-born US-based designer Premal Badiani will showcase Indian fashion at New York

This highlights the brand’s philosophy of environmental awareness that believes caring about the planet is not a seasonal choice but needs to be done all year round, she added. “Through this collection, the brand wants to promote sustainable fashion in the luxury market,” Badiani said. 

The designer feels showcasing this line at the New York Fashion Week will bring more opportunities to Indian textile makers. “This opportunity will open an avenue not only for me and other designers, but also for the entire community of Indian textile makers and handloom weavers to get their craft noticed and acknowledged in the international fashion industry,” said Badiani. Her label Premal Badiani has creations which are marked by layering, embellishments, intricate draping and attention to details. Her show at the New York Fashion Week is on February 14. Another Indian name to showcase at the gala is Vaishali Shadangule.