Design One by Sahchari Foundation proves fashion has soul

Design One is an exhibition initiative of Sahachari Foundation Events that encourages talent and raises funds to support various NGOs, and in the process giving back to society. Sahachari Foundation supports deserving NGOs in the areas of education, healthcare, social-economic upliftment and promotion of the Arts, by raising funds through a calendar of events throughout the year.

The fashion industry also provides employment to weavers, block printers, embroiderers, etc., helping to sustain their livelihood as well their craft and skills. Design One is the Foundation’s flagship event. Last year the exhibition had approx 15000 footfalls and this year owing to the size of the exhibition there could be much more. Around 180 exhibitors will participate.

Manisha Koirala, Design One

The exhibition caters to everyone’s needs; be it house-wives, business women, working professionals, brides looking for the convenience of trousseau shopping, regular party-goers and those who want to stock up on give-aways and gifts, it has something for every person.

There are statement pieces in contemporary jewellery, belts, shoes, scarves and stoles, not unveiled on the catwalk. This time, the exhibition will showcase the stylish creations of Atsu, Amrich, Anushka Khanna, Maya Parikh, Nipa Badiani. Priya Parikh, Ruh, Vivek Karunakaran, Vizyon, Maneesha Ruia, Vrisa and Translate, etc. Also available is a collection of couture accessories: handbags and clutches for casual and evening wear, ranging from the bohemian to the classy, and footwear for every occasion. 

You will also find hand-crafted jewellery studded with diamonds, precious and semi-precious stones from Rei Jewels, Begani Jewels and Falguni Mehta. Also discover contemporary collections of Nandita Jhaveri, Suhani Pittie and Rima Jain. 

Design One exhibition is taking place in the city on 3 and 4 September at Indoor Stadium, NSCI, Worli. 


Sahchaari Foundation was started by Gauri Pohoomul five and a half years back. There are around 17 members who plan, organise and execute the exhibitions around different cities. Launched in September 2009, Design One exhibitions are now arranged two or three times in a year, in different cities within India and overseas.

Don’t miss this shopping bonanza. You might find some serious treasures at pocket friendly prices at Design One.


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Parimita Chakravorty is an author, blogger, features writer and a communications specialist. She has written for various popular magazines and websites related to beauty, fashion, jewellery and lifestyle, including HAIR India,,, Hello, etc. She has also contributed to various youth blogs and magazines. Her book ‘Look Stunning At Any Size’ has been well appreciated and received by the readers. Currently, she is part of India’s leading IT brand and takes care of their internal communications. Parimita is also working towards bringing awareness about Endometriosis in India; a silent epidemic which is consuming a lot of lives. She manages a page ‘Endometriosis India Files’ where patients discuss their condition and diagnosis.
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