Ananya Panday was the show-stopper at the joint fashion week, being organised by Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI).
The fashion gala, which opened on Tuesday, was held in a ”phygital” format with both virtual and on-ground events in Mumbai.
According to a press release, Ruchika Sachdeva of the fashion label Bodice has was named the grand finale designer for this season, which had ”#MiniPlayMegaSlay” as its theme.
Her collection ”Ready. Set. Play”, which will be presented on 21 March, is about how “the smallest atoms come together to contour and create clean silhouettes.”
Known for her minimal aesthetics and androgynous designs, Sachdeva said life has come a full circle for her after starting at the fashion gala as a budding GenNext designer.
“I am very excited to have the opportunity to live this experience and share my design aesthetics with the world of fashion in India,” the couturier said in a statement.
Panday, known for films Student of the Year 2 and Pati Patni Aur Woh, said she is excited for her debut on the Lakme Absolute Grand Finale at the FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week.
“The season’s spirit is all about fun and finding joy in the small things in life and I am looking forward to showcasing that spirit on the runway,” the actor added
— Ananya Panday (@ananyapandayy) March 28, 2021