Ensemble celebrated its 30th anniversary with the launch of ‘The First 30’ – a special exhibition that pays homage to India’s first multi-designer store
MUMBAI, 11th DECEMBER 2017:
This evening, Executive Director, Tina Tahiliani-Parikh, celebrated the 30th anniversary of Ensemble, the country’s first multi-designer store, at Lion Gate, in Mumbai. Guests were welcomed to the launch of ‘The First 30’ – a unique show encapsulating the evolution of fashion at Ensemble, by India’s finest designers.
To create the exhibition, Ensemble invited 40 of the country’s leading designers to unleash their imagination with a representation that best essays their journey with the iconic fashion incubator. It could be a video, sculpture, garment or a collection, photographs, archived pieces, live installations, or even something that represents the future.
Amongst those who joined the celebrations were Tarun Tahiliani, Mehr Jessia Rampal, Shahab Durazim, Monisha Jaishingh, Varun Bahl, Arjun Saluja, Raghavendra Rathore, Sandeep Khosla, Manish Malhotra, Pinky Reddy, Kaykeshan Patel, Manasi Scott, Kanika Kapoor, Sabina & Anil Chopra, Nachiket Barve, Aishwarya Nair, Neerja Birla, Gauri Pohoomul, Surily Goel, Sheetla Mafatlal, Tasneem & Vikram Mehta, Madhoo Shah, Ujjwala Raut, Anaita Shroff Adajania, Madhoo Shah, Roohi and Chetan Jaikishan, Krishna Mehta, Suket Dhir, Adhuna Bhabani, Nitya Mehra, Shraddha & Mayank Nigam, Shree Goswami, Zeba Kohli, Lata Patel, Sangeeta Kathiwada, Sangeeta Jindal, Alex & Namita Kuruvilla, Payal Singhal, Jaideep & Seema Mehrotra, Vikram Raizada, Simone & Fahad Samar, Aati Patkar, Ashika Pohoomul-Mehta, Bhavna Sharma & Matthieu Josso, Jaspreet Chandok and Sharmilla Khanna, to name a few.
Guests were heard revisiting memories of Ensemble over the years, while sipping on bubbly, as delicious hors d’oeuvres did the rounds. One of the noteworthy elements of the evening was the retro playlist from the late Eighties to early Nineties – a throwback to all the soundtracks from Ensemble fashion shows in its early years.
‘The First 30’ is ongoing at Ensemble, Lion Gate, Mumbai, until early 2018.
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