Get ready for Duchess Utsav 'Edition 17' in Chennai

By NT Bureau Published on Sep 14, 2018 03:03 PM IST

Chennai: 'Edition 17' of the Duchess Utsav will be inaugurated 10 am, 17 September, at Savera Hotel by Suhasini Maniratnam and actor Ganesh Venkatraman.

The two-day event will run between 10 am and 8 pm and introduce a plethora of new designers from all over India showcasing their stylish contemporary ensembles in stunning Indian fabrics and blends. It is said to be a celebration of creativity, entrepreneurship, art and artisans.

Duchess Utsav 2018 will see participation of best designs and craftsmanship in fashion, home, food and lifestyle from across the country.

The edition will also see the participation of 'Gent NXT Pavilion' - by designers from NIFT.

Hotch Potch - a maiden venture, will showcase trendy and youthful collection of leather bags while other brands such as Guntha Sancha, Celia Palathinkal, Patterns will be showcasing their creativity on a different scale.

There are other firms putting up stalls - Anoma Enticing Embroidery that sells hand-embroidered, ready-to-wear outfits and A Tailor’s Tale that will exhibit multi-designer ensembles in exclusive designs.

Designer Sharath Sundar will be offering classic and contemporary linen collection for women. Aditi, from Samaraho Boutique of Kolkata, taking part in the Duchess Utsav for the fifth time, will bring festive collection in various hues with contemporary designs.

Food stalls will also be arranged during the events and new tastes will be introduced by Snackraft, healthy munchies by Hungrezi, organic handmade podis by Grandmas Goodies, Mahesh Supari and 101 Strawberries.