This year’s FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week began with a bang and is still going strong. Not only that, but Bollywood diva Warina Hussain who looked non less than a boss babe turned heads as she became a showstopper for ace designer Pratyush Kumar Maurya’s PIEUX.
At the press conference, the actress thanked and congratulated the entire team of Circular Design Challenge, Relan, United Nations in India, United Nations environmental program and FDCI x Lakmé fashion week as she said, “today not just as a show stopper but as a global citizen and a citizen of this planet I thank and congratulate you all for your efforts and this great initiative as we all know sustainable fashion is the need of the hour and we should be more cautious of our fashion wastage and I am proud that in India we have a company like R|elan that is making sure that the needs of our current generation are met without compromising the needs of futures generations, it’s a perfect balance of economic growth and social well being”. She urged that more designers and fashion brands should adopt practices that are eco-friendly.
The athleisure Collection is made from cartex which is up-cycled carpet waste textiles and recycled plastic pet bottles polyester textile. The United Nations resident coordinator in India Mr. Shombi Sharp says “ it is no secret that the un Secretary-General continues to sound the alarm bell, our world is in deep trouble and we are already paying the price at great scale as much joy and human identity fashion brings, we have to be honest that the prevailing economic model in the industry as in many others is unsustainably feeding the triple planetary crisis, climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. fashion can be a driver of responsible production, consumption, and the 2030 agenda, but we need more and you are the answer. Let us all come together to prove that fashion can be both an amazing industry and a force for sustainability for our planet and future generations, as India shows the way the world will follow.
On the work front, Warina just announced her film Yaariya 2 and wrapped up the shoot of her upcoming comedy film, Dil Bill, which is produced by the makers of films like Tanu Weds Manu, Madari, and Thalaivi.