Pooja Hegde catwalks for a cause

Actress Pooja Hegde made time to do the catwalk at a fashion event with a cause.

Pooja walked the ramp here on Saturday night for designer Rebecca Dewan, who presented Belle Ame, a festive collection in French lace at ‘She Matters – A Fashion Walk for a Cause’.

The event was organised by The Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) and saw celebrities like Soha, Monica Bedi, Malvika Sharma, Cyrus Broacha, Kunal Vijaykar, Urvashi Sharma Joshi, Sheeba Akashdeep, Shaina NC, Simi Chandoke and Nisha Jamvwal in attendance.

Soha said in a statement: “The event is to promote awareness about women’s health in all the stages of their lives, especially at the time of delivery, to reduce the mortality rates among women and to address other gynaecological concerns.”

Dewan said: “I am happy to share my collection and support the effort towards betterment of women’s health and creating greater awareness for related issues.”

The designer’s autumn-winter 2017 collection of gowns, dresses and Indo-Western creations in peaches and black are designed with the festive season in mind.

With lace imported especially from family mills in Calais, and the most elite lace makers in Paris such as Sophie Hallette and Riechers Marescot, the fabric is the hero.

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