April 20, 2024
Sustainability

Coimbatore Celebrates Sustainable Fashion With Walkathon

Coimbatore is celebrating sustainable fashion with a textile walkathon, Texcitement’ at Race Course in Coimbatore on January 6.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPISTM) is hosting the walkathon which is also dedicated to celebrating the rich heritage of the Manchester of South India.

Over 200 women and children are expected to participate in the walkathon, which promises a vibrant spectacle of sustainable fashion.

Participants, adorned in fashionable outfits, will walk along a two kilometre stretch along Race Course Road, showcasing clothing that underscores the values of sustainability and recycling.

The clothing worn by the participants will exclusively incorporate materials such as cotton, natural fibres, handloom fabrics, and will be adorned with exquisite natural dyes.

The highlight of the event lies in recognising outstanding costumes, with prizes awarded in two age categories: 15 to 40 years and above 40 years.

This walkathon not only showcases a fusion of fashion and sustainability but also symbolises SVPISTM’s commitment to fostering creativity and innovation within the textile industry.

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