Assam’s Fashion Designer to showcase her designs in China

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Assam’s Fashion Designer to showcase her designs in China

G Plus Feature | May 08, 2018 16:17 hrs

Anuradha Kuli walking the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week

Anuradha Kuli has been invited to take part in the Silk Road International Exposition (SRIE) to be held in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, People's Republic of China. Anuradha will be displaying her works and showcase her naturally dyed handloom Mekhela Chador and Saree at the SRIE.

This year, SRIE is being hosted by China’s National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, all China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). The exposition that will commence on May 11th and conclude on May 15th will exhibit products like food items, cosmetics and welfare supplies along with services like sightseeing and dining out.

Assam’s Anuradha Kuli has been invited as the only craftsperson from India by the Shaanxi Women’s Federation to showcase her collections and she will also address the delegates and participants present on the occasion.

Medha Saikia, Founder President at Northeast India Fashion & Design Council (FNDC) expressed her appreciation for Anuradha’s works and congratulated her for taking Assamese handloom to greater heights. She said, “Anuradha has weaving in her blood. She is a master craftsperson who has made unique creations in Assamese silks of eri, paat and muga. I wish her success in life.”

Designer Anuradha Kuli, the founder of Naturally Anuradha, specializes in traditional ethnic wear from Assam and believes in creating magic from eri silk, indigo and turmeric dye. Her designs have reached worldwide audience, travelled to places like United Kingdom, San Francisco and Santa Fe. Renowned Indian celebrities like Sonia Gandhi, Jaya Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Kiran Kher have also worn her designs.

She has also participated in the Lakme Fashion Week, Mumbai; Festival of Traditional Weaves, Santa Fe, and various other international platforms. Her works have gained acclamation globally and she has been the recipient of National Award from the Ministry of Textiles.

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