ITANAGAR, Aug 5: Tasso Lily Kago, a model-cum-fashion designer of the State, has been awarded as the best designer and fashion icon of the year 2022 in an international pageant held recently in Muscat, Oman.
Kago, who hails from Hija village under Ziro circle of Lower Subansiri district, was also conferred with the titles Mrs Intercontinental & Mrs India Universe, got the awards at the Mrs Asia Pacific beauty pageant conducted in Muscat, Oman from 2nd to 6th July last, said a press note.
She received the awards from the Sultanate of Oman at Marina Bandar Al Rowdha, a traditional cruise to the sea of Oman.
The model turned fashion designer, who is also working in a govt department, and to muster her passion for designing, completed her sericulture course from the Sericulture Training Institute at Titabar (Jorhat), Assam in 2010.
As far as her creations go, Kago likes to keep it simple, trendy & comfortable. For her designing is passion rather than a profession....Her yearns to learn designing even after decades of marriage and having kids was never satisfied and consequently, she pursued her dreams and did her graduation in Fashion Designing from Shillong, Meghalaya.
For Kago, who is also the president of International Foundation of Women (IFW), Arunachal Pradesh and vice president of International Human Rights Organizations (IHRO), Arunachal State Chapter, focus goes beyond fashion. She is equally inspired and engaged in social activities as she is with her passion to fashion.