Evolving Influence presents Evolution of the Saree @ Options by Sanjeev Kapoor
cultural forum to highlight modern influence on traditional garment
17th October 2012, Dubai, UAE: Evolving Influence, a cultural platform by Dubai-based Grace & Garbo, has announced its next edition Evolution of the Saree. The forum will be held at Options by Sanjeev Kapoor, Convention Centre, Dubai on Monday 22nd October 2012 at 6:30pm. Supported by His Excellency Sanjay Verma, Counsel General of India to Dubai and presented by Damas, the event is also sponsored by Light House Studio, Royal Crystals, Dine Dubai. Evolving Influence brings a panel of experts to share insight, inspiration and views on the evolution of the traditional outfit in the current fashion landscape. The Saree has captured and mesmerized the hearts of many for centuries and now Evolving Influence aims to celebrate its mystery, its purpose and an insight of its journey. To address the subject of the Saree, a diverse panel has been selected including Soniya Kirpanali, Manju Ramanan, Madhuvanthi Ramakrishnan and Dubai-based Saree designer Hina Karani. A representative from Damas will compliment the discussion with insight of jewelry worn with Saree.
“These series are designed to encourage community interaction while promoting culture, social and information exchange. As more and more designers seek inspiration from ethnic garments, Evolving Influence main objective is to invite diverse groups to a
panel for discussion and interaction. Saree is undoubtedly the simplest yet most beautiful garment but many people are unaware of its history and we are looking forward to discover its heritage” said Rahma Himid, Founder Grace & Garbo
Evolving Influence speaks of history of various traditional garments from around the world and the modern interpretation by designers. Following the success of the debut forum in April 2012 on the Evolution of the Abaya, Evolving Influence returns to highlight the six yards of grace and feminism in the traditional Saree.
Evolving Influence will be held on 22nd October 2012 at Options by Sanjeev Kapoor, Convention Centre, Dubai, from 6.30pm onwards. The event is free of charge and open to the general public however prior registration is necessary; to register please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0561023518 - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Evolving-Influence/383146045089453