Presenting their most ambitious luxury shopping events yet, Palladium Fashion Avenue will bring together the game-changers in Indian fashion, beauty and luxury lifestyle space. Participants include celebrity stylists Anaita Shroff Adajania and Tanya Ghavri; celebrity makeup artists Namrata Soni and Pallavi Symons, star mixologist Sarthak Singh and supermodel Nikita Sahay.
Spread across three weeks, it will see a host of interactive workshops, talks and masterclasses against the backdrop of stunning installations and pop-ups by brands across Palladium and Phoenix MarketCity. The three-week celebration of fashion will culminate with a grand fashion show by celebrity designers Gabriella Demetriades, Osman Abdul Razak and Vivek Karunakaran.
The event aims to change the way Chennaiites experience and enjoy fashion, going beyond just shopping and styling. Art and relaxation are also important elements of this approach, and the schedule also includes sessions on wine, tea, doodling and more. The festival is fun, accessible and open to everyone, while also adding depth, nuance and appreciation to existing concepts of fashion.
The festival launches on April 5 with a day-long programme featuring: a fashion conclave by Anaita Shroff Adajania, fashion director of Vogue India; a mentalist show by Rahul Kharbanda; a panel discussion on current fashion trends by Anaita Shroff Adajania, Kasturi Gardge, Nikita Sahay, Neelakshi Singh, Vivek Karunakaran, Osman Abdul Razak, Gabriella Demetriades moderated by Sahitya Jaganathan; a tea workshop by Sanjay Kapur and a makeup workshop by Namrata Soni.
The complete schedule is packed with events featuring many leading lights from across the country, including Pallavi Symons; Doodling workshop by Akshara Ashok; Basics of Cocktail Mixology by Sarthak Singh and styling session by Tanya Gharvi.
Location: Palladium, Phoenix Market City, 28 Velachery Road, Nagendra Nagar, Anna Garden, Indira Gandhi Nagar, Velachery
Dates: April 5 to 21