Mayyur Girotra named official designer for Seychelles India Day

Last Updated: Sat, Sep 28, 2013 11:30 hrs

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi-based designer Mayyur R Girotra has been chosen as the official designer for the Seychelles India Day, a three-day event which will start in the picturesque Indian Ocean archipelago of 115 islands Oct 4.

"It's such a pleasure to be chosen as the official designer for such a big international platform. I feel honoured and grateful that the jury loved my work and made me a part of this event," Girotra said in a statement.

He will style and design outfits for celebrities like Shazahn Padamsee, Anjana Sukhani, Miss India Universe Ushoshi Sen, actor R Madhavan and chef Sanjeev Kapoor during the event which has Indian cinema as its theme this year.

Girotra says he will try to provide distinct looks to all celebrities.

"I have given a very different look to all the celebrities. Anjana will be wearing a chikan lehenga with choli, while Shazahn will be dressed in a cocktail sari," he said.

"We will be playing more with the light fabrics keeping the weather in mind," he added.

The first Seychelles India Day celebrations is likely to witness the participation of many Bollywood stars.

This inaugural cultural fiesta is being jointly organised by the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and the Indian high commission in collaboration with the local business community.

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