Jewellery designer Riddhima Kapoor Sahni walked the ramp for celebrated fashion designer duo, Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla at an event called "Khadi Goes Global" in New Delhi. India’s top designers along with Bollywood celebs had come together to celebrate the centennial of Khadi and presented the fabric as a style statement. The elder sister of Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was in her true element on the runway. Riddhima looked resplendent in a heavily embroidered golden-white anarkali. Cardi B Bedazzles in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla’s Design on the Cover of Entertainment Weekly’s December 2018 Issue – See Pic.
From Bollywood, Aditi Rao Hydari and Arjun Rampal headlined the event as showstoppers for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla and Rohit Bal respectively. The Padmaavat actress sauntered the runway in a white and gold lehenga whole Rampal looked dapper in a black sherwani with an embroidered shawl.
Bal described Khadi as the "fabric of the soul." Bal told IANS, "It's the national fabric of our country. It stands for freedom, independence and self-discovery. It's the fabric of now, before and the future."
FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) along with All India Women's Education Fund Association (AIWEFA) organised this event called "Khadi Goes Global" at The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum. The event was held in honour of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary and 100 years of Khadi.
The "Khadi Goes Global" event also saw a dance performance titled "An Ode To Mahatma" by Geeta Chadran and Sandhya Raman. It also honoured promoters and producers of Khadi such as Bal, Pratap Singh, Chaman Siju and Rta Kapoor Chishti, among others. (Inputs from IANS).