*Meenakshi, Kanav bag Best Design Collection Awards
JAMMU, Aug 9: International models including supermodel Aakriti Anand Singh set the ramp on fire by wearing the designer costumes of budding designers of JDiiians during a fashion show organized by Institute of Fashion and Technology at Bee Pee Greens Banquet Hall today.
Forty budding designers of the JD Institute showcased their design collections during the show. There were 19 sequences in the show–15 were of upcoming designers of JD Institute, 2 were of the just launched ‘What the Fashion’, 2 by famous jewellery brand Silverlines and a bridal collection by Bhatia Sons.
The theme of the show was “Arts And Crafts of J&K”, during which the students picked up various arts and crafts like Copper Kandkari, Kashmiri Carpets, Kashmiri Woodwork, Dogri Gota Work, Gujjar Dress, Ladakh Masks, etc.
International Models including Blanka, Yana, Nikola, Denisha, Anna, Maria, Violetta, Katrin, Dominika, Lucia, Desi and supermodel Aakriti Anand Singh set the ramp on fire during the show which was beautifully and tactfully choreographed by none other than Vijay Roy himself.
The models wearing the jewellery brand of Silverlines and bridal collection by Bhatia Sons received thundering applauses during the fashion show.
The hard work of the students and the faculty of JD Institute were clearly visible with the quality of the costumes designed by the budding designers of Institute.
During the show, the Best Design Collection Award was given to two collections-Precious by Meenakshi Peshin and Baroque Opulence by Kanav Goel. Exuberance by Aakriti Malhotra and Aakriti Chhabra won the award for most vibrant collection. The Best Innovation Award was won by back to back by Mahima Mahajan and Sushma. The Award for JD Faculty’s Choice went to Tanuj Chopra for Pristine Princesses.
Raman Gupta, Chairman, JD Institute and Mansi Gupta, Centre Director, who conceived and executed the event, while speaking said that all the efforts that the students and faculty have put in all through the year needs to be appreciated and that is why we are providing them with such a big and grand platform. They added that the main aim of organizing this fashion show in Jammu was to provide platform to the budding J&K Designers to exhibit their talent.
RC Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion and Technology, Sidharth Bhatia from Bhatia Sons and various prominent faces of Jammu were present on the occasion.
The sponsors of the Fashion Show were 17 Miles, Adarsh Build Estates Limited, Joshi Autozone, Silverlines, Bhatia Sons, JWhomme, Colour Lounge, Royal Advertisers, U4U, S Design House, Maakali Travels and Krishna Digital Colour Lab.