Of late, celebrities have been donating liberally; their support has generated headlines and created a buzz for a cause. Just a day ago we saw Araaish held at ‘The Grand’ in Delhi; the event got to see who’s who from fashion and Bollywood. Sk asks participating designers about their emotions behind the cause...
The one–day–long event got to see names such as Queenie, Maheep Kapoor, Shaina NC, Malini Agarwal, Vikram Phadnis, Pria Kataaria Puri, Save the Children India, Priya Awasty and more.
Mana Shetty says, “Araaish in Delhi once again. It is an emotional journey for me to work towards. The binding factor amidst all the participating designers at Araaish is quality, exclusivity and style, underlined by a desire to contribute towards the larger cause of Save the Children India. The aim is to support ‘Save the Children’, India to collect funds towards vocational training programs for adolescent girls of with an aim to making them self sufficient and economically independent members of society.”
Sharmilla Khanna shares, “The ‘haves’ of Indian society need to reach out and support the ‘have-nots’. In my vast experience, the fashion fraternity has always wants to give back maximum to the society. We urge all women to come out shopping to make the day a grand success and to rise as much awareness and funds towards Save the Children India.”
Jewellery designer Falguni Mehta, feels, “Education is growth, and ‘Save the Children’ India is doing great work with their special kids by providing them a platform to learn.”
Designer Malini Agarwal feels, “Every child needs encouragement and as responsible citizens we must do our bit towards the need of our children.”
Designer Shehla Khan, “I always wanted to help but didn't know where to begin and who to trust. It gives me the perfect platform to blend my clothes with a good cause.”
Araaish in aid of Save the Children will be in Mumbai on Monday, 22nd October at The Blue Sea.