The sixth edition of Denimandjeans Bangladesh ended recently at Hotel Radisson, Dhaka at a positive note. The show was built on the theme – ‘VINTAGE RECALL’. From Trend Zone to Exhibition Hall, each and every ingredients of the show was celebrating all things Vintage. The show was inaugurated by the Turkish ambassador to Bangladesh H.E Mr. Devrim Öztürk. While giving the inaugural address, the Turkish envoy said – “Bangladesh has been able to strengthen its position among the globe’s leading denim product exporting countries”. Vice president of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) Mr. Fazlul Haque and Vice President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) Mr. Atique-E- Rabbani were also present at the inauguration.
Five fundamental steps to create s sustainable collection – Lucia Rosin:
Bringing the concept of using high technology to add value to the shows, a live video conference was arranged directly from Italy with Lucia Rosin, A Sustainable Denim Expert. Lucia Talked on the topic – Sustainable Design, Five Fundamental Steps to Create a Sustainable Collection.
3000 year old: Natural indigo dyeing workshop from Rajasthan, India
Indigo dyeing has been done in countries like China, Indian Sub-Continent and other parts of the world. However, it has been preserved well by some artisan families in Rajasthan. Mr Lal from one such family in Rajasthan which has been practicing natural indigo and other dyes for over 500 years gave workshop on the process of dyeing.
2nd Bangladesh Fashion Students’ Denim Design Contest
The evening was also special as the winners of the 2nd Bangladesh Fashion Students’ Denim Design Contest were awarded along with their mentors and college principals. Senior Vice President of BGMEA Mr. Faruque Hassan distributed the prizes to the winner of the contest.
Textile Focus News Desk