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HSBC FDCI India Men’s Weekend blended by Chivas Glassware bridged the gap between heritage and modernity

The inaugural show was held at the historic Port and Jail Complex, Sinquerim, Goa

Goa (India), January 18: The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) staged an inaugural show to initiate the Menswear Fashion Weekend to be held annually in Goa from this year. The coveted show was titled HSBC FDCI India Men’s Weekend, blended by Chivas Glassware.

This event was supported by Aguad Port and Jail Complex, Sinquerim, Goa – which served as the perfect venue, being a heritage structure that pays tribute to its freedom struggle. The event featured some of India’s finest menswear designers – Abhishek Gupta, Abraham and Thakore, Arjun Khanna, Ashish N Soni, J J Valaya, Manoviraj Khosla, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rohit Bal, Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna, Shantnu and Nikhil and Varun Bahl – each bringing with them innovation combined with the artisanal offering, for a new-age customer who likes to straddle both worlds effortlessly. “FDCI is delighted to present this unique showcasing from amongst our top designers, bringing their expertise of cut, tailoring and finish to the fore.

Menswear is growing at an exponential rate, and it is the right time to restart the menswear fashion week to showcase how it has evolved from conventional attire to a more refreshing representation of the style. We are thankful to HSBC, Chivas Glassware and Aguad Port and Jail Complex for joining hands with us to power this memorable event,” said Chairman FDCI, Sunil Sethi