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Breaking stereotypes, gender neutral model to walk ramp in Fashion week

India TV Entertainment Desk Mumbai 09 Jan 2017, 14:31:05 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

After becoming the first ever gender neutral model to walk the ramp for South African Fashion Week, Petr Nitka will now be making his entry in India’ fashion fraternity.

Petr Nitka will be making his debut in the Indian fashion scene by walking at the runway of the forthcoming Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2017 edition.

Born in the Czech Republic, the model has worked with various renowned fashion designers and fashion photographers, said a statement.

Nitka walks for menswear and womenswear as he believes that fashion is always different and unique.

Jaspreet Chandok, Head of Fashion, IMG Reliance, said: "We remain committed to breaking stereotypes in Indian Fashion by leading the conversation on inclusivity. Petr Nitka is a great addition to a varied and interesting model pool this season."

Purnima Lamba, Head of Innovation, Lakmé, also shared that "with the talented Petr Nitka walking the ramp this season, we will be witnessing a paradigm shift in the Indian fashion and beauty industry".

The forthcoming edition is scheduled to start from February 1 here at JioGarden, Bandra-Kurla Complex.

(With IANS Inputs)