Currently Browsing: Fashion Designer

Vartika Singh And Manav Chhabra Walk The Ramp For Designer Kshitij Choudhary

Renowned Fashion Designer Kshitij Choudhary launched his new collection called ‘Izmir’at the Bombay Times Fashion Week 2019. Miss Diva Universe Vartika Singh and social media sensation Manav Chhabra shahsyed down the ramp looking absolutely stunning in shades of lavender and grey. Inspired by the Turkish carpet design techniques, ‘Izmir’ encompasses the true essence of the colourful and festive celebratory season. The designs have a perfect mix of beautiful and complex patterns and rich naturally-dyed colors. The collection has a heavy use of  darker hues, applique, tonal embellishments with fusion silhouettes. Regal and floor lenth anarkalis, voluminous sleeve cuts with embroidered jackets, and palazzos with jackets/crop tops is everything “Izmir” has to offer. Kshitij Choudhary, speaking about the collection said, “Izmir is all about celebratory and festive patterns. The fabric used is soft and the embroideries add the much needed drama to the outfits. I’ve always been a fan of prints and hence you’ll see an inspiration drawn from Turkish carpet prints in the collection.” Vartika Singh said, “I feel beautiful in this outfit by Kshitij Choudhary which perfectly fits my body type and the fabric feels so soft and light. I am in love with the colour palettes he has used for Izmir and with festivities around the corner, I’m definitely hoarding on his collection.”     Manav Chhabra who walked the ramp for the first ever time said, “Firstly i am so grateful to have got this opportunity to walk down the ramp with such an experienced team of professional models. When Kshitij approached me, i instantly said a yes because I’ve seen his collection before and I couldn’t believe I’d get to wear one and walk the ramp representing his label. I’m taking this outfit back home to celebrate Diwali with family.” The label ‘Kshitij Choudhary’ was officially launched in Jan’2014 with a flagship store. The house of Kshitij Choudhary was started on the belief that ‘fashion originates from ethnicity’. All collections and designs are a beautiful composition of art, luxor and the vibrant culture of India. Having dressed and styled an array of Indian celebrities like Malaika Arora Khan, Kangana Ranaut, Sushmita Sen, Esha Gupta etc, this design house brings wearable extravagance and elegance to the fashion...
read more

15th Edition Of GLITTER 2019 India’s Most Revered Pre-Festive Wedding And Lifestyle Exhibition

The outset of the annual festive and wedding season is incomplete without the mention of GLITTER, India’s most celebrated Pre-Festive, Wedding and Lifestyle exhibition. The three days exhibition, starting from i.e. 4th October until 6th October 2019 at the Hotel JW Marriott Juhu is all primed up to amaze the fashion city, Mumbai. For this festive and bridal season, GLITTER has curated a marketplace wherein visitors will get to witness and shop from eclectic set of designers from all over India in Ethnic & Western Couture (prêt-à-porter and made-to-measure); Bridal Trousseau-must-haves for all the brides out there; Fine Jewellery for all occasions; Festive Wear; and Lifestyle Accessories & Art. The offerings of the show not only makes it the most awaited exhibition in the lifestyle segment but a one-stop-shop for everyone’s festive and bridal fashion must haves. Bulbeer Gandhi, Lifestyle – Event Director, ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences Pvt. Ltd. says “We are really excited about the 15th edition of ‘GLITTER’. The exhibition is a curated marketplace for the premium and emerging innovators of the Lifestyle and Fashion industry. As an organizer we are committed to promote brands with an edge; the attendees are sure to be wowed by the display of unseen collection & ranges, product launches and several exciting offers. For all the fashion lovers, GLITTER is a one-stop shop which will allow you to shop savvy this festive and bridal season, without all the legwork.” The 15th edition of GLITTER houses exceptional names like Vikram Phadnis, Rocky S, Shruti Sancheti, Pria Kataaria Puri, Param Sahib, Fuel Store, Ajay Kumar, Happy Threads, Soshai by Sofi, Charu Jewels, Surana Jewels, Pooja Jewels, to name a...
read more

Rituja Patel – Fashion Designer From Subhash Ghai’s Institute Whistling Woods International at Aiyanna – Fashion Graduation Show

Rituja Patel –  Fashion Designer From Subhash Ghai’s Institute Whistling Woods International at Aiyanna – Fashion Graduation Show
माँ पिता के सहयोग के बिना यह मुमकीन बिलकुल नहीं होता सुभाष घई के इंस्टिट्यूट व्हिसलिंग वूड्स से फैशन डिजाइनिंग का कोर्स करने वाली रेतुजा पटेल के फेवरिट फैशन डिज़ाइनर सब्यसाची मुखर्जी हैं । बॉलीवुड और फैशन डिजाइनिंग का एक दुसरे से गहरा कनेक्शन रहा है इसलिए आज कल के युवा फैशन डिजाइनिंग में भी गहरी रूचि ले रहे हैं और इसे कैरियर के एक विकल्प के रूप में चुन रहे हैं. भोपाल की रहने वाली रेतुजा पटेल एक ऐसी ही युवा हैं जिन्हें फैशन डिजाइनिंग में बहुत ज्यादा इंटरेस्ट है । फिल्ममेकर सुभाष घई के व्हिसलिंग वूड्स इंटरनेशनल इंस्टिट्यूट  से उन्होंने फैशन डिजाइनिंग का कोर्स किया है. मुंबई के गोरेगांव स्थित नेस्को सेंटर में हुए इवेंट में व्हिसलिंग वुड्स की ओर से ग्रेजुएशन शो का आयोजन किया गया था. ऐयांना २०१९ नाम के इस शो में रेतुजा पटेल को काफी अच्छा रेस्पोंस मिला, उनकी थीम को पसंद किया गया । इसके बाद रेतुजा पटेल पोस्ट ग्रेजुएशन का कोर्स एब्रोड में करना चाहती हैं । 12 वीं पास करने के बाद वह मुंबई आई और व्हिसलिंग वुड्स में एडमिशन ले लिया. बकौल रेतुजा पटेल ‘शुरू से ही कपड़ों के बारे में मेरी बड़ी गहरी दिलचस्पी थी. क्लोथिंग के ज़रिये खुद को एक्सप्रेस करने की इच्छा थी. व्हिसलिंग वुड्स के बारे में मुझे ऑनलाइन पता चला, इस वजह से भी मैं इस इंस्टिट्यूट से कोर्स करना चाहती थी क्योंकि यह सुभाष घई का है. फिल्मो और बॉलीवुड में भी मेरी गहरी दिलचस्पी रही है, साथ ही फैशन डिजाइनिंग और सिनेमा का कनेक्शन भी गहरा है. इसलिए मैंने सुभाष जी के इंस्टिट्यूट से कोर्स करने का सोचा ताकि फिल्मो को लेकर भी एक्सपोज़र मिलेगा. अगर मुझे मौका मिलेगा तो मैं फिल्मो में फैशन डिजाइनिंग का काम करना चाहती हूँ. मैं आलिया भट्ट और सोनम कपूर के लिए डिजाईन करना पसंद करुँगी क्योंकि दोनों एक्ट्रेस को फैशन की बड़ी अच्छी समझ है.” सब्यसाची मुखर्जी रेतुजा पटेल के फेवरिट फैशन डिज़ाइनर हैं. वह कहती हैं ”सब्यसाची हमेशा नया नया प्रयोग करते रहते हैं और उनका हार्ड वर्क हम जैसे नए लोगों के लिए बहुत इंस्पाइरिंग होता है. नीता लुल्ला भी मुझे पसंद हैं.” रेतुजा का कहना है कि सुभाष जी का इंस्टिट्यूट दो महीने का इंटर्नशिप हमें प्रोवाइड करता है. फिलहाल तो मेरा फोकस फैशन डिजाइनिंग पर है लेकिन नृत्य का भी मुझे बहुत शौक है. मेरी दिलचस्पी वेस्टर्न क्लोथिंग में ही है. चूँकि भोपाल को सिटी ऑफ़ लेक भी बोला जाता है इसलिए मेरा कनेक्शन ‘पिंक लेक’ से रहा है. इस वजह से लेक मुझे काफी इंस्पायर करते रहे हैं. मुझे पिंक कलर काफी पसंद है इस रंग से मैं बहुत ज्यादा अटैच्ड हूँ. इसलिए मैंने पिंक और लेक के कॉम्बिनेशन के अनुसार कलेक्शन पेश किया. माँ को देख देख कर भी मेरे मन में फैशन डिजाइनिंग के प्रति रूचि जगी क्योंकि फैशन उन्हें भी पसंद रहा है. मम्मी को भी कपड़ों का बहुत शौक रहा है, इसलिए शुरू से उनको देख कर भी मुझे इंस्पिरेशन मिली । रेतुजा पटेल आगे बताती हैं ”सबको लगता है कि फैशन डिजाइनिंग बहुत आसान है, लेकिन मैं लोगों को बता दूँ कि यह बिलकुल आसान नहीं है बल्कि मुश्किल काम है. इसमें हार्ड वर्क भी बहुत है । Being from the city of lakes ‘Bhopal’, from childhood I’m very much  connected to lakes so I’m inspired from something you would have  not seen that is the PINK LAKE, the place where real life & dream  meet. What inspired me the most is the pink color as pink  symbolises kind,sensitive nature which is I’m. So this is the lake in  Las Coloradas,Yucatan,Mexico. The lake is pink because of the red  coloured algae ‘rhodophyta’,’plankton’ & ’brime shrimp’. Salt is a big buisness here and so I’m using...
read more

A Fashionably Forward Extravaganza! Designer Students Of INIFD Borivali Showcase Their Designs At Layer’M 2019

A Fashionably Forward Extravaganza! Designer Students Of INIFD Borivali Showcase  Their Designs At Layer’M  2019
Mumbai’s biggest fashion and creative institute INIFD Borivali showcased designs by their Designer Students in the first edition of their fashion show calledLayer’M 2019. The fashion extravaganza saw esteemed dignitaries from the world of fashion and design such as Mr. Ashley Rebello, Mr. Kawaljeet Singh, Mr. Salim Asgarally, Mr. Ken Ferns, Mrs. Bhamini Subramanyam, Dr. Vaibhavi Ranavade, Ms.Manjula Jagatramka and many others,attend the event. Layer of a fabric has always been an inseparable part of human life in all the Civilizations all over the world. The journey of layering starts straight from the birth up to the end of human life. Hence, fashion, being the culmination of various creative layers, has become a vibrant phenomenon in our lifestyle. The theme for Layer’M 2019 is Aurora – Northern Lights. Aurora also known as polar lights or northern lights is a natural display of lights seen in higher latitudes created due to charged particles combined by solar winds. The beautifully lit display of colours is chosenas the theme for the year to illustrate different layers and shades of colours thatthe event brings for the audience. The collection was showcased in three different shows – Kids collection, Adult collection and the finale show featured the Best of INIFD Borivali.   Show 1 – Kids Collection – Seven collections for kids was showcased in this show. Round 1 was the high end sportswear by designers Jagriti Gehlot,Raina Shah, Riddhi Savla, Raieya Noor andSony Singh. Round 2 drove an inspiration from land of fairies by designersSameeksha Poojari, Dhanvi Solanki, Jagriti Gehlot, Drashti Jasani, Janvi Shah, Dhwanil Vora, Jinesh Tailor and Hinal Shah. Collection in Round 3 was party wear by designers JYOTI Sihag and SARITHA VEERABOHINA. Round 4 was called Ziddi Tribes by designer Khushboo Saboo. This funky casual wear for kids is inspired from the super magical unicorns. This highly energetic designs are created in those pinks blues and tinch of yellows. The print used in the collection is customized by the designer herself. This collection was presented in associated with NGO kids. Dongri to Degree, a social initiative by the youth of our society, was started by a bunch of college students at the time, in Borivali. They came together with an idea and a hope to do their small part in the betterment of the society that we live in. Round 5 was inspired from the mysteries of the fairy land by designers Hetvi Vora,Heena Khan, Pranita Jain, Ruchi Gupta,Vrushi Doshi, Riddhi Shah. Round 6 collection was playful and appropriate for the summer season for live-O-holic millennials by designers Hetvi Vora,Ranjana Singh, Jinesh Tailor, Khushboo Dayya and Kruti Shah. The seventh and final round in Kids category celebrated twinning by designers Priyal Shah, Krina Mehta, Dhwanil Vora, Heena Khan, Hinal Shah, Ruchi Gupta, Janvi Shah, Debolina Biswas and Sayli Chavan. Show 2 – Adults Collection – This show again had seven different collections showcased in seven different rounds. Round was informal wear inspired by the derby of 20th century by designersHiral Kubadia, Monali Kakkad and Akshita Furia. Round 2 collection wascontemporary wear designed in soft colours by designer Rajvi Savla. Round 3 collection was all about whilrs and Twirls by designers Komal Jadhav, Neel Modyand Krishna Shah. Round 4 collection was casual wear with use of denims and organza material by designers Sameeksha Poojari, Dhanvi Solanki, Drashti Jasani,Prapti Datta, Dhwani Darji and Dishika Kothari. Round 5 collection was inspired by the warmth of the sun by designersAishwarya Katariya, Samantha Ferreira, Pranita Jain and Vrushi Doshi. Round 6 collection was by the talented lot who have made their mark on the globe like GENNEXT@LFW and Asian Designer’s Week and their palette was inspired by Gemstone Colors. The designers werePreksha Mehta, Khushboo Saboo, Ayushi Agarwal and Richa Shah. And Round 7 collection was a fusion saree collection by designer Richa Shah. Show 3 – The Best of INIFD Borivali – The final show of the evening showcased 7 best collections of INIFD Borivali. Round 1was formal and corporate wear by designers Anupama Dhanuka, Nayla Shaikh, Menka Khushwaha, Osvita Vaz,Rakshanda Munshi, Manushi Jain, Umang Gala and Meet Shah. Round 2 collection was a flamboyant resort collection by designers Rinal Jain and Palak Dhakad.Round 3 was the dramatic fusion wear by designer Akil Daduji. Round 4 collection was fusion ethnic wear, focus being onsubtle and chic looks by designers Nupur Thirani, Ayushi Agarwal, Nidhi...
read more

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya Turns Show Stopper For Victor Robinson’s Collection at BT Fashion Week’19

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya Turns Show Stopper For Victor Robinson’s Collection at BT Fashion Week’19
Well known Fashion Designer, Victor Robinson  displayed his sizzling spring collection during the Bombay Times Fashion Week 2019 at St. Regis. The show was opened by actress Ridhima Pandit and the Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actress, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya graced the occasion as the show stopper. Talking about his collection, Victor says, “My collection is called hues turely. It has a lot of vibrant colors that looks youthful and eye warming.” Robinson expresses on his association with Ridhima as well as Divyanka, “Riddima is a good friend. I asked her to open my show and she happily agreed to it. I am thankful to her.” “Divyanka is very important person in my life, she is like a family to me. She helped me to grow. I have no words to thank her. Being so busy in her schedule as she is doing 3 shows back to back, yet she took time for me. I am so greatful that she is always there for me,” adds Victor. Well, definitely the TV beauties looked prettier and merrier in Victor’s sexy summer...
read more

« Previous Entries