May 6th 2012,
It was a dramatic fashion presentation of the Graduating student of B. D. Somani Institute of Fashion Technology celebrating nature in its couture best. The show was directed by Ace designer Anu Ahuja Kapoor and conceptualized by the Institutes fashion head- Ms Raju Bhatia. With Design innovation and experimental styling, the students wowed the fashion stalwarts like Vikram Phadnis, Archana Kochhar, Babita Malkani, Shaina N.C., Amy Billimoria, Riyaz Ganji and Meher Castelino. This occasion we also saw felicitation of former Miss India and Fashion commentator, Ms. Castelino for her momentous contribution to the field of Indian fashion and beauty. Also, Eco-chic pioneer -designer Anita Dongre was felicitated for her creative efforts of promoting environmentally fashionable design approaches.
It was a celebrity studded show with popular Television stars like Aashka Goradia who strutted in high-end coral inspired couture gown for collection mentored by Amy Billimoria. Also present was the television heartthrob actor Karan Thacker.
The show featured versatile collections ranging from High fashion Coral Inspired gowns, commercial Resort uniforms to adorable flower inspired kids-wear and delicate Rafia Indo-western wear. Creativity and finesse bespoke Glamour in every sequence. The show began with a Grand entry of Model Dayana sporting an Avant Grade Rose gown designed by Sania Sheikh.
Most of the awards were swept by all girls group entitled Palm-mystery, who created digitally printed draped jumpsuit in monotone handprint further dozed with neon accents and tribal details. Also, both the menswear – CUB CLUB (inspired by tiger motif Hound’s-tooth) and Nautical Nuances (Holiday Luxe wear) bagged many awards.
The show also witnessed a big support of Ex-students like Augustine F, Aniket S , Kapil Jain, Shradhha V, and Vritisha M, who individually presented a fresh line of signature designs .The show was surely a proud moment for the Chairperson Mrs Aradhana Somani who looked effortlessly chic . It was indeed a night of amazing fresh fashion and a great show by budding superstars of Gen-next fashion!
The event proved to be a huge success with the support of sponsors like Tip Top, Esphello, Vishal Prints; the event promotion partners Mystique Promotions Private Limited and the online Media Partners Editors Delight.
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