‘Mai Mumbai’ was a Fashion for Relief Charity Show featured at Lakmé Fashion Week recently showcasing show-stopping pieces from both Indian and International designers. This event was created to raise awareness and funds for an organisation called Citizens for Justice and Peace who work to provide relief, support and rehabilitation for those affected by mass crimes.
Indian celebrities and socialites graced the catwalk for an excited crowd in creations by designers like Wendell Rodrigues, Manish Malhotra, Naheem Khan, Nanette Lepore, Zac Posen, Savio Jon, Yves Saint Laurent, Varun Bahl, Rina Dhaka, Vera Wang, Sanchita Ajjampur, Roberto Cavalli, Oscar de la Renta with shoes by Manolo Blahnik just to name a few.
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Hosted by Bollywood heart throb Rahul Khanna, Vikram Chatwal Hotels held this lavish charity event that also saw runway queen Naomi Campbell grace the catwalk.
Costumes varied vastly including fabrics like soft georgettes, taffeta, satin, chiffon, and jersey. Striking metallics, pastel hues and bold prints also made a debut, most pieces employing great attention to detail with many being adorned with things such as sequins, feathers, gold threading, beautiful appliqués, and embroidery.
Pieces straight from the runway are being auctioned on eBay so be sure to check out and start bidding; all proceeds go to Citizens for Justice and Peace. There is no better reason than to bid on one of these gorgeous pieces knowing that the money will be going to help victims in need.
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