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Bangladeshi fashion designer Asma Sultana joins Paris ‘Catwalk on Water’

  • Published at 11:36 pm August 23rd, 2018
Jessica in Zoan Ash
Jessica Minh Anh (pictured here in a Zoan Ash dress) says she was particularly drawn to Asma Sultana’s modern take on the classic silhouettes that “perfectly accentuate a woman’s body” Courtesy JMM Paris

Supermodel Jessica Minh Anh says Asma Sultana’s dresses are ‘alluring, captivating, and very intriguing’

Bangladeshi haute couturier Asma Sultana, popularly known as Sultana A, will join the seventh anniversary of supermodel Jessica Minh Anh’s ‘Catwalk on Water’ in Paris next month. She will present her latest Zoan Ash Couture creations.

The September 4 show will showcase a new collection alongside an all-female designer lineup from: Europe, North America, Asia, and South America. This was announced in a media statement by JMM Paris—Minh Anh’s catwalk production company.

A giant multifaceted glass boat and special seating arrangements will be used to create the illusion of models walking on the Seine River.

Asma Sultana's Zoan Ash royal-inspired collection is made using rich fabrics, special colour combinations, and intricate embroidery and embellishments | Courtesy JMM Paris

Other participating designers include: Peruvian haute couturier Ani Alvarez Calderon, UAE fashion house Atelier-Zuhra, French luxury jewellery brand De Galluchat, Japanese legend Yumi Katsura, American newcomer Nuriyah, and Vietnamese brand COCOSIN. 

Zoan Ash's royal-inspired collection is made using rich fabrics, special colour combinations, and intricate embroidery and embellishments.

Jessica described the dresses as “alluring, captivating, and very intriguing.” 

She said she was particularly drawn to Asma Sultana’s modern take on the classic silhouettes that “perfectly accentuate a woman’s body.”

“Every piece is a work of art heavily influenced by modern craftsmanship. It compliments women’s beauty while showing off their individuality,” said the supermodel, and renowned fashion show producer, when speaking about her decision to showcase Asma Sultana’s collection.

“I cannot think of a better representative from Bangladesh and South Asia in this show,” Jessica added.

Zoan Ash, associated with popular Bangladeshi brand Ecstasy, was founded on November 1, 2015.