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Marks & Spencer "Fashion Night" commences the Aircel Chennai Open 2013

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Mumbai, January 09, 2013

Marks and Spencer, UK's leading retailer, in association with IMG Reliance hosted the ultimate fashion extravaganza as the 'Official Fashion Show Partner' of India's only ATP World Tour championship, the Aircel Chennai Open 2013. The inaugural night of the coveted tennis tournament saw the presence of eminent personalities from the world of fashion and sports.

The evening was unfolded by Vijay Amritraj, hosting the glamorous evening true to his impeccable style. Over 200 guests along with Venu Nair, Managing Director Marks & Spencer Reliance India attended the fashion event which showcased the latest looks and must-have pieces from across M&S' popular clothing brands.

Some of this season's most fashionable outfits were modeled by Somdev Devvarman, Marin Cilic, Flavio Cipolla, Sergiy Stakhovsky and Yuki Bhambri. Somdev who walked the ramp for M&S said, "Other than the tournament where we enjoy many exciting moments, the fashion night is an event players really look forward to attending. It was nice to sport very stylish outfits by Marks & Spencer". The fashion fiesta also saw an entrenching chat of Vijay Amritraj with Venu Nair along with star players of the night, making the night alive. Speaking at the event Venu Nair said: "Tonight we've been able to showcase the very best of our fashion collections at this exclusive event bringing together tennis and fashion on one stage. We are extremely pleased with the positive responses that the M&S collection received from players and guests alike. This event is just a beginning to mark in a fantastic new year and we at M&S India are extremely excited to welcome it with full furor."

The collection showcased the stylish, aspirational fashion collection across M&S' popular fashion ranges including M&S' womenswear brands :

· Autograph – Luxurious, chic and sophisticated, the range embodies understated, international style.

· per una - Alive with romance and drama, the clothes are feminine, vibrant and passionate.

· Indigo Collection – Soft, pretty and coordinated casualwear, the collection is perfect for women who need easy style for a busy life.

· Stylish, dependable but still inspiring, M&S Woman brings you the great value clothes you love.

And menswear brands:

Collezione – inspired by all things Italian, the collection expresses confidence and attention to detail in every suave, stylish piece.

Autograph – Luxurious, chic and sophisticated, the range embodies understated, international style.

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