“Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence.”
– John Lydon
Tamana and Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) organised its annual fashion show on September 15, titled “Unity in Diversity”, co-hosted by the Hyatt Regency Delhi. The show was a joint effort to bring differently abled and autistic children of Tamana NGO in the main league. Designer members of FDCI namely 11.11 CellDsgn, Alpana Neeraj, Amit Aggarwal, Kiran Uttam Ghosh, Nitin Bal Chauhan, Payal Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pratap Singh and Rimzim Dadu, along with other designers – Asha Gautam by Gautam Gupta and Asha Rani Gupta, Ridhi Arora and Namita Bansal specially designed the collection for the students of Tamana.
The children of Tamana exuded confidence while walking along with the models wearing ensembles created specially for them. Have a look:
What made this years’ event extra special is that for the first time the ensembles designed and manufactured by the differently-abled at the sublimation unit at Tamana’s Skill Development Centre debuted on the catwalk.The evening concluded with Tamana Chona, dressed in Amit Aggarwal, expressing her gratitude to the distinguished audience . Tamana looked sweet and very confident in Amit Aggarwal collection! See yourself!
Bollywood actress Soundarya Sharma walked as show stopper in Alpana Neeraj ensemble.
Dr. Shayama Chona, Founder and President, Tamana said,“The fascinating fashion show promoting ‘We are One’ irrespective of intellectual and physical differences is wonderfully put by Tamana, FDCI and Hyatt. According to me, these kids are born with a mission to remind us that we may have everything, but they are much greater in their purity of heart.”
Entitled as the Crusader of Inclusion by Tamana, Sunil Sethi, President FDCI said, “I am delighted to be a part of an event that celebrates inclusion in the most graceful manner, driving home the point that all humans are equal. Dr.Shayama Chona has done wonders with Tamana, an organisation that works selflessly for the specially-abled.”
Some of my favourite from the evening-