Rajesh Pratap to close Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014

PTI| Updated: Dec 16, 2013, 18:47 PM IST

Mumbai: Ace designer Rajesh Pratap Singh is all set to bring the curtains down of the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014 here, starting from March 11 next year.

For the upcoming five-day fashion extravaganza, Singh, who has a career of 18 years, will present a line inspired by the brand`s soon-to-be launched new range from the popular Lakme Absolute collection.

"Lakme Fashion Week is acknowledged to be the pre-eminent fashion event of India. I have watched the growth and evolution of this platform over the years. Every season creates impressive new trends in the world of both fashion and beauty and I am delighted to now associate with a brand like Lakme.

"It has been consistent in introducing cutting-edge innovations and this is elegantly on display on the runway. This dual creativity approach is something I can respond to whole-heartedly and I hope to present an extraordinarily stylish collection at the anticipated grand finale," Singh said in a statement.

Head of Innovation at Lakme, Purnima Lamba, is happy to collaborate with the designer.

"It`s a great honour to have an internationally acclaimed creative genius like Rajesh Pratap Singh present Lakme`s Grand Finale collection at the upcoming LFW SR 2014. His designs and concepts have never failed to enthral the fashion world."