Starting tomorrow Chennai will play host to a bevy of Bollywood stars, as the Chennai International Fashion Week kicks off. On till December 20, the show, organised by Storm Fashion Company, will have 1,200 outfits by 30 Indian fashion designers and 10 international guest designers.
The celeb attendance starts off with Neil Nitin Mukesh, who will walk the ramp for designer Sidney Sladel on day one. Genelia D’Souza, Amrita Rao, Sameera Reddy and Shruti Hassan and debutante Shraddha Kapoor, Shakti Kapoor’s daughter, will be walking the ramp among other famous celebrities.
Though Salman Khan and Sushmita Sen are giving her show a miss this time, designer Sanjana Jon will have sarod players Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan, sportsperson Tania Sachdev and Mani Ratnam’s wife Suhasani walk the ramp among others. “Mani Ratnam and his wife Suhasani have helped me... and some of the biggest name from the southern film fraternity will walk for me,” says Jon.
However Delhi-based designers Rahul & Gunjan give celebs a miss this time. “We are the celebs and we want our collection to speak for itself,” says Rahul.