Kathmandu, Nepal--The Mount Everest Fashion Runway, organized by RB Diamonds and KASA Style in support of the Nepal Tourism Board, was held at 5291 metres (17358 ft) elevation at Kala Patthar, near the Everest base camp, on January 26; the event sets the new world record for the Highest altitude Fashion Runway, according to the WORLD RECORD ACADEMY.
The event was part of the Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign of the Nepal Tourism Board. Models from various parts of the world, including Finland, Italy, Sri Lanka, and Singapore, participated in the show.
The show was attended by Kedar Bahadur Adhikari, secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, and Nandini Lahe Thapa, senior director of Nepal Tourism Board, among others.
Amid the show, participants used all Nepali, organic and biodegradable clothing lines made of felt and pashmina to introduce sustainable fashion to the world.
The Mt Everest Fashion Runway (@themteverestfashionrunway) was held successfully on Jan 26, 2020 at Kalapatthar. Aiming to promote sustainable fashion and spread awareness about climate change, along with promoting Visit Nepal Year 2020.”
A team of 48 people trekked from Lukla to Kala Patthar on January 18 to organize the show .
Source : Adina Lepadatu | World Record Academy