Raishma collections shine at KindHeART charity fashion show
Award-winning designer, Raishma Islam, collaborated, with KindHeART, a charity that empower and improve the lives of vulnerable women and children, to show a stunning range of dresses in a fashion show at their end of year fundraising event.
The theme, “La Fete du Mode”, was inspired by the French fashion designer, Coco Chanel, and the day included a private viewing of the Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto exhibition, followed by lunch at the stunning Restaurant Ours in Knightsbridge and an exclusive fashion show by designer Raishma.
With photography from Sanjay Jogia and makeup artistry by Gini Bhogal, it was only right that “people absolutely love[d] [Raishma’s] collections. [There was] such a variety of day dresses, evening, gowns, and couture”, said KindHeART trustee, Rekha Saujani.
Born in the UK, with a fashion degree from De Montfort University, Raishma Islam, is a contemporary British Fashion Couturier who has merged East with West to create the most intricate garments. With over two decades of fashion expertise, Raishma started her Ready to Wear range in 2013, taking the best of her couture experience into fabulous, beaded dresses. She continued expanding her line with the addition of her Raishma Studio range in 2021, a gorgeous collection of hand drawn printed dresses.
KindHeART, organises art and culture events to raise “much-needed funds to help transform the lives of children, young adults, and women, alongside this, they also support local causes like the New Hope charity in Watford and the Sapling trust foundation in Kenya who support children in need.
Raishma also commented “We are delighted with the phenomenal turnout, and have had such lovely appreciation for our collections from your supporters, thank you for having me.“
The charity fashion show organized by KindHeART, in collaboration with Raishma Collections, was not just a showcase of fashion but an immersive experience. The theme, “La Fete du Mode,” translates to “The Fashion Festival” in French, capturing the essence of celebrating fashion in a grand and elegant manner.
The inspiration from Coco Chanel, a pioneer in French fashion known for her timeless elegance, adds a touch of sophistication to the event. The fusion of style and philanthropy creates a unique atmosphere where attendees appreciated both the artistry of fashion and the purpose behind the event.