Acid attack victim Laxmi to be showstopper at India Runway Week in New Delhi

Acid attack victim Laxmi will walk the ramp at the third edition of India Runway Week (IRW) in New Delhi on Friday.

Laxmi, who has been selected for the prestigious International Women of Courage Award, will walk as a showstopper on the first day for designer Dolly J.

The three-day fashion trade event, organised by Indian Federation For Fashion Development, is a platform created for budding designers. It will be held at Ocean Pearl, Chhattarpur.

Bollywood actors Randeep Hood and Ameesha Patel will be joined by “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” host and actor Manish Paul on stage when they will walk for designer Kirti Rathore on the same day.

The fashion extravaganza will feature 32 designers, who will present their Winter/Festive collection.

“I am so excited to see young and experienced designers showcasing their splendid collections in IRW,” Kiran Kheva, fashion director, India Runway Week, said in a statement.

Avinash Pathania, director, Indian Federation for Fashion Development, said that they are providing the platform to “budding as well as established designers of tomorrow to showcase their talents”.

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