Gaurang Shah’s Umrao collection to open IIFA

Kuala Lumpur, June 3 (IANS) Designer Gaurang Shah’s latest collection Umrao, an insight into traditional Indian exotic fabrics, will open the fashion weekend here on Saturday at Indian International Film Academy (IIFA) awards.

“Fashion Revivalist Gaurang Shah will make his debut at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Kuala Lumpur- after being chosen to showcase 26 looks from his latest collection ‘Umrao’ at IIFA weekend fashion extravaganza , an event dedicated to fashion,” read a statement.

“I’m very proud of Indian textiles and our ancient craft of hand weave. Opportunities like IIFA will help expand the art that few years ago were almost fading away. It’s also a tremendous presentation opportunity. I don’t know what to expect but it’s going to be very stimulating,” Gaurang said.

Gaurang has designed for actresses Kirron Kher, Vidya Balan, Kajal Aggarwal and Amala Paul.

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