RIVER ISLAND FOR JABONG AT THE LAKME FASHION WEEK WINTER/FESITVE 2014
Edgy fashion is selling like hot-cakes off the runway, catering the sameRiver Island, renowned British high-street brand known for its on-trend and accessible designs, forays into the ongoing Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014. Bollywood Newbie, Kriti Sanon strut the ramp in an enigmatic River Island ensemble leaving the audience spellbound during the launch at the Palladium hotel in Mumbai.
The Autumn Winter collection of River Island made its official entry on the runway this season at Lakmé Fashion Week with a huge selection of contrasting trends on the show. From the usual winter blacks and greys to all-whites, 60’s pastels, winter florals and colorful preppy prints to the Metallics, leather and fringing feature can be heavily spotted throughout the collection this season. With faux fur coats, gilets, stoles and bags in a range of colours and patterns, River Island truly has us covered when it comes to this Autumn Winter trend.
Coveted stylist Guatam Kalra styled the models and showstopper Kriti Sanon for the ramp along with Rashmi Virmani who choreographed the entire show with élan. The River Island A/W’14 collection offers a diverse range of staples and fashion forward pieces, creating a balanced range to cater to every fashionista’s sartorial needs. The collection received a sprawling response as soon as it was launched and soon became the talk of the town. Renowned Bollywood celebrities with the likes of Sonam Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have also been spotted wearing River Island at various occasions.
Commenting on the grand launch of River Island at LFW AW 2014, Arun Chandra Mohan, Founder and CEO, Jabong.com said,“Jabong.com strives to keep the Indian populace abreast with the latest on-going trend in the fashion arena. High-street fashion is doing the rounds for quite some time, and by bringing River Island for the Indian audience we are delivering latest global fashion at our customers’ doorsteps, a promise we made when we launched Jabong.com. We are elated to finally launch it officially on the ramp for the fashion fraternity to witness Jabong’s diverse offering. Our only aim is to bring many such international brands on-board”.
Delighted on making an entry in India, Ben Lewis, CEO said, ‘River island is continuously looking to expand internationally and we feel that the Indian market is really an exciting fit for the brand. Jabong is a strong platform for us to launch into the Indian market as it has a solid customer base which allows us to reach customers that we would not have otherwise reached.
About River Island
River Island, a UK based international brand known for its on-trend, accessible designs, River Island has established itself as a key high-street fashion destination in the UK since its humble beginnings in early 40s. With an extensive in-house design team at the heart of the business, River Island delivers new and original fashion to the customers on a weekly basis. It’s a perfect place to pick up completes head-to-toe looks, including great party-wear, amazing denim, statement shoes, bags and accessories.
Jabong.com is India’s favorite fashion multi-brand e-store and caters to the fashion aspirations of modern India. With more than 1500 on-trend international high-street brands, sports labels to Indian ethnic and designer labels, there is everything and more for a consumer to choose from. The choice is huge. Read, over 150,000 styles. Besides collaborations with designers, international labels, Jabong.com also associates itself with major Bollywood blockbuster and brings in the new wave in fashion trends. Jabong.com offers innovative services like express delivery, 30-day return policy, open box delivery for prompt delivery and efficient service.