Prominent fashion designer Bibi Russell will participate in a live facebook programme titled ‘Adda with Pantho Afzal’ today. Anchored by Bangladesh Pratidin’s sub-editor Pantho Afzal, the prograamme will be held live on the facebook page of ‘Rajbari Circle’ at 08:30pm.
About the show, Pantho Afzal said, “This is a charity programme. The proceeds from this initiative will be donated to fund corona affected families.”Earlier, many popular celebrities like Chanchal Chowdhury, Fahmida Nabi, Abdun Noor Shajal, Zakia Bari Mamo, Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed, ABM Sumon have participated in the show.
Bibi Russell is a fashion designer of the country and former international model. She earned a graduate degree in fashion from London College of Fashion in 1975. In the next five years, she worked as a model for different magazines including Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar. Having returned to Bangladesh in 1994, Russell opened Bibi Productions, a fashion house, fusing indigenous Bengali cultural elements into her line.
With UNESCO support, Bibi Russell organised her first European fashion show (pioneering event by an South Asian female) in Paris in 1996. In 2016, participated in India at India Runway Week seventh edition where she presented her latest collection on Rajasthan khadi.