Report by OD bureau; New Delhi: Young Odia Fashion Designer Pritam Panda's collections hit among fashion lovers at 32nd International Music & Fashion Festival - in Indonesia.
During this festival famous international Actress,Presenter and FTV Ambassadress Hofit Golan promoted his Spring summer collection which are based on textiles and patterns from Odisha. Panda created a collection of Silk and mule day dresses out of textiles from Odissa with his signature touch of luxury thread work and silhouettes . Actress Hofit Golan chose a black passapali patterned Silk dress for a promotional campaign of the designer at the 32nd IMFF. Panda also designed traditional Sambalpuri pata into a fashionable apparel.The designer is a hot cake sale at HARRODS in UK.
The creations of the 29-year-old designer who hails from the sleepy town of Balasore had found place in the renowned fashion museum in Paris - known as Mecca of fashion designers and has also bagged the prestigious World Chopard Young Entrepreneur's Award for Art and design. The young designer has a long list of clientele in Bollywood like Mallika Sherawat, Vidya Balan, Celina Jaitley, Koena Mitra, Mugdha Godse, Malaika Arora-Khan, Tanaaz Karim, Sherlin Chopra and many others.
His international clients includeKiera Knitley,Dolly Parton,Pink,Tinsel Korrey,Kimberley Wyatt, Manaar, Vivian Azhar, Vivian Mard, Zeenia Albert, Haaifa Wahibi, Tim Winglet, Lissa Unoor. It should be noted that Panda owns the VKY house of fashion in Kolkata,and has recently opened up its liasoning branch in Dubai.