Models showcasing the vibrant Naga weaves at the “Naturally North East: The Naga Narrative” fashion show held at the Surajkund mela grounds on February 7th, 2020 captivated the audience. The garments were curated by iconic global fashion designer Ritu Beri and organised by TRIFED under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
Ritu Beri in association with Tribes India and Suraj Kund authorities showcased the Naga weave with modern touch and various other products from Northeast(NE) states.
The event highlighted the culture of Nagaland through fusion attire mixed with their local beaded jewellery. It showcased a variety of specially designed apparels by Beri, highlighting the tribal weaves and motives, accessories, jewellery of the NE States.
Apart from this, Tribes India showcased a vast variety of NE’s textile, accessories, jewellery and Van Dhan natural products such as gooseberry candy, dried wild apple, bamboo shoot, Naga king chilli, spices, ginger powder etc. in the Surajkund Mela.
Beri apart from her mastery of international haute couture, has a deep connect with Indian tribal arts, crafts and culture.
Photo Credit: Tribes India