Van Heusen India Mens Week 2011
Where style meets substance
India’s finest designers will congregate in New Delhi from September 2-4, 2011 for the third edition of Van Heusen Indian Mens Week (VHIMW) to be held at The Grand.
FDCI is delighted to bring back the new edition of VHIMW with the best names in the business. The fourth focused event in the world exclusively for men’s fashion, VHIMW has in its three years given impetus to the designer menswear market in India. The event has given a dedicated platform for the designers to present the latest trends in men’s fashion.
Seventeen leading designers will present their trend forecasts for the season in the 3 day event, that attracts an all encompassing national and international media to buyers and connoisseurs of men’s fashion.
Market for men's clothing in India is estimated to be worth $2 billion a year and growing annually at 30%. And this market is ready for designer menswear as evident by the two past successful editions of the event.
The event opens with Arjun Khanna returning to the capital after a 5-year hiatus. Celebrated couturier Tarun Tahiliani makes his debut presence at the event this year on the opening night. Ashish N Soni, Maniviraj Khosla, Zubair Kirmani, Rajvi Mohan, Krishna Mehta, Anky by Ankita & Anjana Bhargav, Sanchita, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rohit Gandhi-Rahul Khanna, David Abraham-Rakesh Thakore, Abhishek Gupta, Troy Costa, Rohit & Abhishek, Shantanu & Nikhil, and Karan Johar + Varun Bahl are the designers on the runway roster to present their 2011-12 collection.
Interestingly this VHIMW also sees an increased participation of women designers doing menswear including Anjana Bhargav, Sanchita Ajjampur, Krishna Mehta and Rajvi Mohan.
The ‘Van Heusen India Mens Week’ also provides a platform to promising talent to receive recognition through the ‘VH Emerging Designer of the Year’ contest. The winner will be felicitated and given a chance to showcase his designs at the Week.
This FDCI initiative is to act as a catalyst to the growing potential of Men’s Fashion in India in partnership with Van Heusen, India’s leading lifestyle brand.
FDCI welcomes you to yet another edition of VHIMW, that promises to be a world-class event showcasing the very best of Indian talent on the runway.