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NIFW 2021 – Region’s most awaited fashion week is back!

Northeast’s most awaited fashion for a cause event “Northeast International Fashion Week – 2021” is back and is going to be held on 23rd and 24th April in ITA Machkhowa

Northeast’s most awaited fashion for a cause event “Northeast International Fashion Week – 2021” is back and is going to be held on 23rd and 24th April in ITA Machkhowa center, Guwahati.

Northeast International Fashion Week (NEIFW) has always been a big buzz in the entire northeast where all aspiring and notable Fashion Designers of India and abroad participate to showcase their exclusive designs for a noble cause.

The 6th season is going to be filled with a lot of innovation, creativity, and fashion, as the opening theme goes for “Fashion for all”. In collaboration with neighboring countries and people from different cultures, this event is a great platform for young talents to showcase their talent and win interest worldwide.

The event will host budding Fashion Designers like Manisha Rajbanshi/ Sushmita Mandal (Nepal), Payal Biswa (West Bengal), Huangpi Rani Gogoi, Nitu Chakborty Das, Harsha B Choudhury (Mumbai), Jennu Doyum/ Nabam Yassing (Arunachal Pradesh), Purabi Bora, Sujata Boro, Gigi(Sikkim), Lazzu Lepcha, Richa Rabha, Noelani Mushahary, Rakhi Singha, Debi Dey (West Bengal), Kajal Kumari, Soni Sahani Choudhury, Rajdeep Kundu/ Monalisa Das, Anisha Sharma/ Prakriti Dhamala, Arbin Tonjam (Manipur), Bandita Das, Rajlakshmi Paul, Medha’s- The Flaire Shop (Kolkata), Aloka Rabha, Jyoti Beypi (Karbi Anglong), Sara Miraz (Delhi), Mukesh Dubey (Delhi) and two very prominent designers of India from Lakme Fashion Week.

The magnificent event is powered and hosted by the team of Kreative People, under Prasantt Ghosh, ( one of the best fashion designers and fashion choreographers in Northeast, India.

Since 2015, Prasantt Ghosh and his team have been working rigorously on creating the biggest platform for the future of fashion and integrate the Northeast’s rich handloom crafts internationally. Ghosh, the face of fashion designing and modelling from the seven sister states of India, is a man who firmly believes that Indian Threads and artisans can create unmatched magic in the world of fashion. His three-decades-long career as a fashion designer and choreographer is full of awe-inspiring moments.

Apart from being a Fashion Designer, Ghosh is a versatile fashion choreographer. He has done choreography of more than 2000 fashion and beauty-related events in India and abroad. His fashion collection is widely popular across the world and is available in many outlets in India and abroad as well.

To check out Prasantt Ghosh’s collection, you can visit his official website –

This year, the Northeast International Fashion Week – 2021 is going to be more enthralling as Prasantt Ghosh, who has revived the legacy of Northeast rich handloom crafts globally, is all prepped up to spread social awareness in a new way through fashion. The fashion designer who has led to the creation of a new fashion wave across the world by defining the authenticity of northeast crafts has come up with a theme to support “The Poor Handloom and Handicrafts Artisans and Craftsmanship ” in the 6th Season of Northeast International Fashion Week 2021. Prasantt Ghosh has worked in shows all over India and countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and so on. He has also been awarded the Best Fashion Choreographer of Northeast – 2011, Lifetime achievement award from the wife of the Governor – 2018, and Northeast Leadership Award – 2015 for his excellent service in the field of Fashion, Textile and Craftsmanship.

Due to his excellence in fashion designing and fashion choreography from the last 30 years, today Prasantt Ghosh has carved a niche in the world of the fashion industry. He has been showcasing the potential of the northeast’s ethnic fashion designs globally by overhauling the northeast handloom, Muga, Paat, Eri, Nooni Paat, etc. He also runs his own fashion designing and modelling institute in Assam called Assam Art and Designing Institute (AADI).

Worth mentioning here is a fact that NEIFW is not just another Fashion Event but a Fashion Event with a social cause. The social theme of the event previously was for the Old-Age home; Eye and body organ donations, Plant trees and protect the environment, give shelter and protect the animals along with PETA, India and PurrPaws.

Most importantly, the objective of the event is to create brand awareness among the public and media associated with the fashion industry of the North East. There are also fashion accessories stalls from budding and established entrepreneur in this event.

NEIFW always targets domestic/international buyers with the right trends and promotes Northeast Handloom and Handicrafts. NEIFW also has an impressive line-up of designers and models from Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. It is a landmark event in the sense that the Northeast is now going to be the latest fashion destination for all designers of the neighboring regions.

First Published: 11th April, 2021 15:52 IST



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