Actress Tisca Chopra will turn showstopper for designer Kavita Bhartia at the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) 2017. The five-day gala started on Wednesday. The 28th edition of AIFW, in association with Maybelline New York, is being held at the NSIC Grounds, in Okhla, in New Delhi.
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“Kavita Bhartia’s clothes have an easy effortless chic with a luxe finish. Her looks can be worn many times over in multiple ways… That’s what I love about her label,” Tisca said in a statement.
Bhartia will be presenting her latest collection inspired by iznik pottery — a decorated ceramic art from Turkish lands, on Friday. The range is full of feminine silhouettes with a perfect blend of Indian contemporary handwork and modern appeal.
Bhartia describes Tisca as a “wonderful personality with grace”.
“She looks beautiful in our ensembles. We are excited to have her as the showstopper,” she said.
In all, 110 designers — on the runway and stall area — are taking part in the event.
The theme of the entire gala is ‘India Modern Festive’. It will open with the re-interpretation of chanderi, and close with a guru-shishya (Master and Disciple) presentation by designers JJ Valaya and Alpana-Neeraj.
On the professional front, Tisca is busy shooting of short film titled “Chutney”, which peeps into the world of the Indian middle class.