Mount Everest Fashion Show with Vanilla Shanti
Kathmandu, Jan 29 (PTI): Nepal has set an all new Guinness World Record for the highest altitude fashion show event ever held.
The Mount Everest Fashion Runway, organized by RB Diamonds and KASA Style in support of Nepal Tourism Board, was held at 5340 metres (17515 ft) elevation at Kala Patthar near the Everest base camp on January 26.
This 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 main goal behind the fashion gala was to raise awareness about climate change as well as using the platform to promote sustainable fashion, as said in a press release issued by the Nepal Tourism Board on Wednesday.
The Vanilla Shanti founder, Paula Pötry, broke the Guinness World Record and was honoured to be involved in this event that worked hard to raise awareness about climate change.