OF ART, FASH­ION AND ACA­DEMICS

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Lifestyle -

In­dia is a hub of crafts, cul­ture and cre­ativ­ity, and this event in the Cap­i­tal aimed at prop­a­gat­ing talks about its evo­lu­tion.

Last week, dis­cus­sions on top­ics in­clud­ing start-ups, sus­tain­abil­ity and tex­tiles made up this sym­po­sium, helmed by the Lux­ury League, sup­ported by Min­istry of Tex­tiles, Khadi and Vil­lage In­dus­tries Com­mis­sion and the French em­bassy. A dis­cus­sion, ti­tled The Lux­ury Tree: A bet­ter un­der­stand­ing of the his­tory of lux­ury & brand­ing was cu­rated by Sonal Kalra, na­tional editor, en­ter­tain­ment and life­style, Hin­dus­tan Times, where fash­ion jour­nal­ist Antigone

Schilling, stylist Cather­ine Baba and tech ex­pert Ra­jiv

Makhni took part.

Artist Bharti Kher, politico-au­thor Pawan K Varma, founder-de­signer Ritu Beri and Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog were among the prom­i­nent speak­ers.

Ra­jiv Makhni and Antigone Schilling Cather­ine Baba demon­strated the art of ty­ing a tur­ban

Ritu Beri

Alexan­dre and Veronique Ziegler

Gaj Singh

Mon­isha Ba­jaj and Amit Leppe

PHOTOS: MANOJ VERMA/HT

Umang Hutheesing and Bharti Kher

Pa­van K Varma

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