JAMMU, July 7: Renowned, glamorous and gorgeous models of the country walked the ramp in the City of Temples and displayed the garments designed by the budding designers of National Institute of Fashion Design (NIFD) at KC Emporia Apsara Road, here today.
Show Director, Pallab Bose said that these leading models are all and sundry from Mumbai and Delhi. The models will display the dresses designed by the students of NIFD, Bose added.
The models, who walked the ramp, were Rashi Yadav, Hina Khan, Pooja Bhasin, Priyanka Khatri, Rakhee, Monika Awami, Aditi Sharma and Divya Mamgain.
Chairperson NIFD, Vanita Thakur, who ho is instrumental in holding the mega event said that the theme of the show was “Cherry Blossoms…Spring is here again”.
Thakur further added that that there were 9 rounds in all out of which 7 rounds are of the present students. There were two rounds of the ex-students of the institute Sunita Anand under the brand of “KBG Kashmiri Kreations” and Nidhi Gupta running her brand “Home Saaz”, she said, adding that one round of Ragvarah—an all men’s studio, which will be launched in the city soon, was also there.
All the models were of high repute and are supermodels who have worked for nearly all the prestigious fashion weeks and designers, she said, adding that the show stopper of the gala event was Rashi Yadav, Miss India Earth 2016.
She said that the five shortlisted male models, who walk the ramp with theses beauties were Dushyant Gupta, Manav Baldotra from Jammu, Neeraj Mahajan-a leading established supermodel from Naushera and Arfan Mirza, who has also walked the ramp before from Rajouri.
Vanita Thakur informed that the sponsors of the show were Talla Jewellers, Shalz Medi Spa, KC Emporia, Oakland Bottling, Ryan Photography, Prince Photography, Saalvi by Kaarigar, Raghvarah, Shikargah, Designnama, KBG Kashmir Kreations, Home Saaz and Haute Coutre.