Fashion show held on Bangladesh's rich cotton heritage

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2016-08-02 17:00:00 – Dhaka

At the US and Global Cotton Outlook seminar, a delegation from Cotton USA were introduced to Bangladeshi textile and apparel industry leaders. The delegates at the seminar made a presentation on world cotton supply, US cotton growth, contamination, bale, and packaging that would help cotton stakeholders to better understand cotton while making raw cotton sourcing decisions.

The delegation members were Keith Lucas, President of Cotton Council International (CCI) and leader of the delegation; Marc Lewkowitz, CEO and President of Supima; and Bruce Atherley, Executive Director of Cotton Council International (CCI).

An elegant and trendy fashion show was also held at the Grand Ballroom of the capital's Le Méridien Hotel where five of the top leading textile groups and designers participated in the fashion show. They introduced 100 percent US cotton and cotton-made garments, highlighting Bangladesh's rich cotton heritage.

Amber Group, New Asia Group, Square Fashion Ltd, Beximco, and Almira showcased a selection of western clothing and traditional Bangladeshi outfits.

Keith Lucas at the beginning of the fashion show, addressed his concerns regarding the recent events in Bangladesh. He also mentioned that he came along with his team to Bangladesh to share his sorrow and grief on the tragedy that struck Bangladesh recently.

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