September 12, 2019 by Anni Parita
New York, NY -- /BFDPR/ CAAFD (The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers) today showcases one of its solo acts; Vaishali S, a Mumbai-based luxury label founded by Vaishali Shadangule that transforms authentic Indian handlooms into wearable works of art. Vaishali returns to the New York Fashion Week stage, this time however as part of CAAFD selected designer rubbing shoulders with various other international selected designers that were also selected for a collective showcase or solo presentations on various platforms during a week full of fashion chaos. Fashion professionals, influencers and celebrities are expected to be in attendance. Vaishali S shows her collection on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 7 pm at Pier 59 Studios.
Vaishali S, the eponymous brand, was borne out of designer Vaishali Shadangule’s genuine affection
For the classic Indian weaves. Working with authentic woven textiles telling a culturally rich tale about the country’s heritage, the brand has endeavored to lend the Indian handloom weave a global design language of expression for almost 20 years. We’re all about celebrating the handloom weave. And there’s at least one in each of the 29 states of the country.
Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers, [CAAFD] is a non-profit organization founded through a collaborative effort by a few key pioneers in the fashion industry with the ambitious goal of promoting designers who aspire to expand their brand awareness and do business in the United States. CAAFD educates, promotes and empowers aspiring designers and fashion professionals in gaining a foothold in the fashion business, giving them every opportunity to become the renowned designer they yearn to be. More information can be found at http://www.caafd.org
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