Bengal Fashion Week kickstarts with a pre-party hosted by Arijit Dutta

Kolkata, September 12, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Kingfisher Ultra Bengal Fashion Week kicked off its second season in style with a Pre-Party which was held at Vault Lounge Bar.
Hosted by famous actor and exhibitor Arijit Dutta, who also happens to be one of the mentors of the show, the party let the models and designers to gel with each other as well as the media persons present.  
The models like Usoshie, Sailee Nazree,Vartika Kaul, Nick Rampal, Shouvik, Gaurav Jain and others glammed up the party. Also spotted at the party was actor Sagar and Sujjoy. Rajdeep another heartthrob from Tollywood also dropped into the party. They posed happily for the shutterbugs.

On the occasion designer Abhishekh Dutta, who will be showcasing his collections in the grand finale of the show, told WBRi, “My theme for Bengal Fashion Week is ‘New Shikh’, i.e, the Shikh costumes in new age. I have used a number of fabrics which ranges cotton to leather. I have tried to bringing in a number of interesting elements in this collection which have not been seen before in Kolkata.”

                            Arijit Dutta with the models

                                       Models at the Pre-party

                                                               Arijit Dutta, Shouvik and Woody

                                           Shailee Nazree

                                                           Ushoshie Sengupta

                                                                  Vartika Kaul

                                   Shabbir and Sweta

                                        Models opts for a selfie

                                              Rajdeep

                                                                           Sujjoy


When asked how he feels to be the designer to be presenting the final of Bengal Fashion week, Abhishekh said, “Presenting a collection in my own city is always brings in a lot of extra pressure as expectations are very high of the audience. People here always keeps note of what I am designing and every time I present a fashion show, they expect something new. So I will be a bit of tensed on the evening.”


                                          Sagar

                                                                        Revellers at the party


Reporting by Jyoti Prakash Mandal

Name: Madhu Sudan Ghosh