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Fashion Runway at Mt. Everest to draw attention on environment

Fashion Runway at Mt. Everest to draw attention on environment
Dr. Andrew Ahoto Sema (NP)
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, JAN 11 (NPN) | Publish Date: 1/11/2020 10:56:53 AM IST

Mt. Everest Fashion Runway, supposedly the “world’s highest fashion show” is all set to be held on January 26 at Kala Pathar, Mt. Everest, this was announced by Dr. Andrew Ahoto Sema, chairman of Livingstone Foundation International.

Addressing a press conference here Saturday, Dr Andrew, who will be representing the country at the mega fashion event, said the fashion show will be the “highest altitude fashion show in the world”, as per records, and will make an attempt at creating a Guinness World Record. 

He will be accompanied by Aaron Akivito Sema who, at the age of 12 years, will be the youngest member of the team. Aaron is a Grade-VI student of Livingstone Foundation International, and has been selected for the event through rigorous mountain climbing training cum selection procedure. 

The team will trek from Lukla to Kala Patthar on January 15, and will return to Kathmandu on January 30. 

Dr Andrew informed that more than 15 international “super models” from all over the world will walk the ramp. He added the primary purpose of the event was to draw world attention save nature and mountains from non-biodegradable fashion products and items. 

The entire project is focused on the global climate change and is an initiative of team KASA, which is an international fashion brand founded in the valley of Kathmandu. The project’s mentor and organizer is Pankaj K. Gupta, who has his initial roots in Nagaland and is right now a successful entrepreneur in Nepal. Another person behind the event is Ramila Nemkul, designer of Kasa.

It may be mentioned that the Mt. Everest Fashion Runway has pledged to save 8000 liters of water during the trek to the Mt. Everest base camp.

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