A nonprofit organization, FDCI is the apex fashion council of India that is represented by over 350 members. The Fashion Design Council of India is committed towards taking Indian fashion global by promoting the ‘Business of Fashion’.
Having hosted marketing events such as Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, Delhi Couture Week and India Men’s Week, FDCI has been constantly generating tremendous business for its designers. Over the years, it has embarked on various path-breaking initiatives to cultivate and nurture designers and their businesses.
A pan-Indian fashion body, FDCI weaves designers from various states, cities and towns of India into one cohesive body. Representing both established and emerging designers, it plays an important role in guiding the industry towards its goal of sustainable growth.
In the process of taking Indian Fashion to global level, FDCI advises and assists fashion designers, retailers, models, make-up artists, hair stylists, choreographers and manufacturers in raising professional standards and improving business practices while creating domestic and international opportunities. It works at creating mutually beneficial tie-ups with similar Councils in international fashion destinations and also with business worldwide.
As a national body for the fashion industry, FDCI has built its credibility by working closely with various eminent Ministries. FDCI, commissioned by the Ministry of External Affairs and the Indian Council, for Cultural Relations to organize a South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) fashion show. It has also played an important role in developing marketing strategies, setting standards and providing tangible value for its members.
Offering a cohesive platform for designers, FDCI engages with people from all walks of life contributing to fashion - from kaarigars in small villages to super models, celebrities and pan global audiences. The council aims to pursue the issue to accord industry status to the fashion business, liaise with financial institutions and educate them on the credit worthiness of the members.
FDCI is instrumental in facilitating designer corporate tie ups, aimed at expanding the fashion market in the country and continues to make earnest endeavors to accelerate its efforts to ensure that Indian fashion creates a larger global imprint and that Indian labels develop into chic global brands and are appreciated worldwide. With the undying support of the members, patrons and well-wishers, including the national and international media, FDCI beckons brighter future.
CREW LIST FOR WILLS LIFESTYLE INDIA FASHION WEEK SS14PRESIDENT Sunil Sethi BOARD OF GOVERNORS Abhishek Gupta Anju Modi David Abraham Gautam Rakha Jj Valaya Namarata Joshipura Niki Mahajan Paras Bairoliya Poonam Bhagat Rajesh Pratap Singh Rohit Bal Rohit Gandhi Suneet Verma Varun Bahl Wendell Rodricks FDCI TEAM Sanjeev Verma Anurag Verma Alpi Boylla Neha Kohli Nikhil Lal Praveen Verma Sanjana Chopra Sukoon Bablani Viddhi Jolly EVENT ASSISTANTS Kamlaxi Gupta Ramneek Sabharwal Sajal Singh EVENT CONSULTANT Ramesh Menon EVENT REALIZATION TEAM Ankur Bharadwaj Manish Aggarwal Vivek Aman Singh BACKSTAGE & SHOW MANAGEMENT Rupali Suri Bhanupreet Kaur EVENT PRODUCTION TEAM Sandeep Ghai Jaswinder Singh Rajeev Verma Eric Wilson Jagjit Singh Rahul Chutani Gaurav Sharma Mohit Sharma LIGHTING DESIGNERS Viraf Pocha Lloyd Albuquerque OFFICIAL BLOGGER Asmita Aggarwal VENUE DECOR Vikram Sharma EVENT PHOTOGRAPHERS Ramp & Venue - Rajesh Kashyap Party - Atul Chowdhary