GRADING TO GRADUATION
Shweta Ganesh| Posted On: 22-May-2013
We continue to support, encourage and stand by the promising set of the next generation of designers. NIFT, Mumbai, one of the premier institutes in fashion education has always been committed to academic excellence. This year the institute is all set to celebrate ‘The Graduation Show 2013’ with a pure objective of giving a unique platform to their students in showcasing their exquisite collections. Here’s all about the show!
Every graduating show is a masterpiece displayed by the students and this year should not be an exception, we think! The show is definitely a much awaited event and is attended by members of fashion fraternity, celebrities and academicians.
About the Event
The gala affair would be inaugurated by Ms. Nilima Rani Singh, Director-NIFT, Mumbai. This year the theme is Rising Sun and the event is spread over two days at two separate venues. Yes, it is bigger! The students of Bachelor of Fashion Technology, Master of Fashion Management and Master of Design would be presenting their papers in the form of a seminar at the Hotel Royal Tulip on 24th May 2013. On 25th may 2013, at the JBT Hall of NCPA, the students of Fashion Communication and Textile Design will showcase their graduating work through displays titled ‘Infinite Ideas and Tantu’ respectively. Mr. Roshan Abbas will be inaugurating the former.
Top Models & Panellists
In order to encourage the students to perform better, renowned models like Alesia Raut, Candice Pinto, Deepti Gujral, Hemangi Parte, Binal Trivedi, Siddharth Rawal, and many more would lend their help and in addition dazzle the ramp dressed in student ensembles. Also the evening would be a glamour packed affair with an eclectic mix of celebrities and fashion designers from the industry like prominent fashion designers Narendra Kumar Ahmed & Archana Kochhar, James Fereira, Krishna Mehta, Meher Castellino, Anup Soni, Juhi Babbar Dolly Thakore, Gaurav Chopra, Chetan Hansraj, Nisha Jamwal, Pradeep Hirani, Gayatri Khanna and many more.
What’s the Highlight?
The highlight of the event would be the Fashion Designing and Knitwear Designing Department students showcasing their respective collections titled FASHIONOVA 2013 and KNITMODA 2013.The fashion show will be distinctly choreographed by ace fashion choreographer Achala Sachdev. The collections of both departments are drawn from variety of ideas and out of the box themes. Some of the exciting themes the students have worked on are Code of facets, Double Take, The Empire Strikes back, Imposter Prepp, From God with Love, The Pilgrim Progress and many more. This batch students also boasts of having winners from various competitions like¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬- WILLS Lifestyle Debut,League of Fashion,Triumph Inspiration Award and many more.
Also the students would be conferred with a range of coveted awards sponsored by ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬GLOBUS, USHA INTERNATIONAL,AMFII, SHEETAL DESIGN STUDIO, PERSIS KAMBATTA TRUST CONSULATE OF CANADA,NOAH FASHIONS and many more. With such sponsors backing them up, we are sure that this gives them a good chance to up their career quotient. May the most able one win!