About FDCI

Fashion Design Council of India

Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) is a non-profit,†independent association of fashion designers formed in December 1998 to propagate the business of†fashion in India.† It is the leading body of fashion design in India, represented by over 350 members.

Founded on the premise of finding, promoting, nurturing, and representing the best of fashion design talent in the country; its prime objective is to propagate the business of fashion.

As an apex body of the fashion industry, FDCI is the nodal point for activities with the government and it works in tandem with various Ministries. The Ministry of Textiles is supporting the FDCIís initiatives and facilitates international trade at the fashion weeks.

FDCI, as part of its initiatives produces a calendar of fashion events that includes the bi-annual prÍt weeks for womens wear - the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and the annual platform for couture - the India Couture Week. Over the years, the FDCI has embarked on various path-breaking initiatives to nurture designers and their businesses, and take Indian fashion to a global level.

It has also played an important role in developing marketing strategies, setting standards and providing tangible value for its members over the last decade. A pan-Indian fashion body, the FDCI integrates 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.

The 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 footprint. With the undying support of the members, patrons and well-wishers, including the national and international media, the FDCI beckons a brighter future.

FDCI TEAM

SUNIL SETHI
SANJEEV VERMA
RAKA CHOPRA
ANURAG VERMA
ALPI BOYLLA
NEHA KOHLI
NIKHIL LAL
SUKOON BABLANI
VIDDHI JOLLY
PRAVEEN VERMA
MOHD. SHAHWAIZ
RHEA CHEEMA


FDCI BOARD OF GOVERNORS

ABHISHEK GUPTA
ANJU MODI
DAVID ABRAHAM
GAUTAM RAKHA
JJ VALAYA
NAMRATA JOSHIPURA
NIKI MAHAJAN
PARAS BAIROLIYA
POONAM BHAGAT
RAJESH PRATAP SINGH
ROHIT BAL
ROHIT GANDHI
SUNEET VERMA
SUNIL SETHI
VARUN BAHL
WENDELL RODRICKS


EVENT REALIZATION TEAM

Ramesh Menon
Ankur Bharadwaj
Manish Aggarwal
Vivek
Aman Singh


EVENT PRODUCTION TEAM

Sandeep Ghai
Rajeev Verma
Gaurav Sharma
Mohit Sharma
Mahesh Negi
Rupali Suri


EVENT CREATIVE & DESIGN

Illum Design Projects Pvt. Ltd.


VENUE DECOR

Vikram Sharma Design


EVENT PR

Weber Shandwick


OFFICIAL BLOGGER

Asmita Aggarwal


EVENT ASSISTANTS

Ramneek Sabharwal
Abdul Qadir
Vishal Tyagi
Mobashshir Ali
Anvita Sharma
Shamin Kapur


EVENT CHOREOGRAPHERS

Anu Ahuja
Alison Kanuga
Harmeet Bajaj
Media Makers
Preferred Professionals


HAIR & MAKE-UP ARTISTS

Ambika Pillai
M.A.C Cosmetics
Monsoon by Rod Anker


LIGHTING DESIGNERS

Viraf Pocha
Michael Nazareth
Gopal Bista


EVENT PHOTOGRAPHERS

Ramp & Venue - Rajesh Kashyap
Party - Atul Chowdhary