Runway life with Pashmina


An exclusive runway show on Pashmina was well executed at Moksha Live Restaurant and Bar, Jhamsikhel on July 15 2017. Named as ‘Pashmina Enhancement: Generation towards Global Trend’, the fashion show witnessed the pashmina products developed by the first and second batch students of the Pashmina Fashion Design and Technology course in close collaboration with Nepal Pashmina Industries Association and through the internships in its member enterprises.

The show had four different sequences, the first being named as Queen of Woolen fibers where the draping technique was the major element to highlight adaptability of the Pashmina fabric.

The second round saw Glimpse of soft gold which saw hand embroideries and embellishments to add value, uniqueness and lavishness to the Pashmina products with minimum design interventions.

The third one came alive with colors majorly the black and white which unfold the story regarding how contrasting colors could be so complementary to a point to create an interesting fashion statement. The final one was named as Warmth of Himalayas where the unique softness, comfort, and warmth of luxurious fabric Pashmina was been felt.

The show was been organized by Namuna College of fashion technology was held under the college’s Pashmina Fashion Design and Technology (PFDT) course run under the framework of Pashmina Enhancement and Trade Support (PETS) project.

The main executing agency of the Project is the Ministry of Commerce (MOC). The Nepal Pashmina Industries Association (NPIA) is the private sector partner of the Project. The main project implementing entity is the International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva.

The results of a Pashmina Sketch Competition organized by the college for students of the course were also announced during the show. Sanu Namaya was adjudged the Winner of the competition while Anita Khati and Nirmala Malbul were the first and second runners – up respectively. The show was choreographed by Rojin Shakya.

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