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DLF Mall of India – High Street Fashion Zone

May 17, 2016
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“Quality matters more than quantity” is an age-old saying. In the backdrop of increasing number of commercial shopping malls in Delhi NCR, what we now need to look out for are those malls offering quality. Mall Of India is the first new destination mall promising a Maha Kumbh of International as well as exclusive Indian premium brands under one roof and on the same floor. To exhibit the excellent garment collection available in the mall, they organized a high street fashion show “Celebrating What India Wears”. The show stopper for the show was none other than the graceful Aditi Rao Hyadri.   Since I live only 10 minutes away from Noida, I am extremely elated with this new addition in Sector-18 and have already visited it a number of times! Mall Of India brings to you the convenience of shopping in the finest of brands of India on the same floor. In fact, the race track atrium gives amazing visibility to all to all the stores we do not run out of any options. It is like a mini-mall in itself in the great Mall of India. Spread on a whopping 2 million sq ft retail space, MoI is all set to redefine how retail is perceived in India by bringing the unique concept of ‘zoning’ for the first time here. The mall has 6 customized levels like the International boulevard on ground and first floors, their flagship Indian high street section on the second, Family World on the third level, and Leisure Land on fourth and fifth floors. The lower ground level is a market place to be frequented for shopping in hyper market in home furnishing centres. Now coming to the grand array of designers at the MoI – I can briefly sum it up as simply awe-inspiring. …

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Max Fashion Icon 2014 City Finale

February 25, 2014
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   Max Fashion India, the leading international value fashion brand, hosted their city finale for Max Fashion Icon 2014 in Delhi.  The alluring fashion property launched by Max, revealed the top 15 contestants who battled it out at the City Finale for Max Fashion Icon. The event ensued to be a high profile affair in the presence of the who’s who of Delhi and the contestants were cheered on by enthusiastic guests at The Kila, Seven Style Mill Compound. The high profile panel of judges included Mr. Vasanth Kumar – Executive Director-Max, Jatin Kampani – Ace Fashion and Bollywood photographer, Nandini Bhalla – Cosmopolitan Editor and Renowned Fashion Designers – Malini Ramani and Shivan & Naresh. The evening was graced by the gorgeous model, Preeti Dhata   The evening proved to be a complete fashion treat with outstanding poise and glamour as the contestants walked the ramp in style showcasing three different collections – ethnic and western wear for men and women. The western wear for women featured Max’s spring collection with a key underwater theme brought alive by waterscape prints, pearl embellishments and shaded effects.   The men’s western wear round comprised re-interpreted military look and washed out pastel shades that are the key looks for the upcoming spring season along with fresh tropical inspired prints and patterns. The ethnic range for Max Fashion Icon showcased their fusion skirts in varied lengths and bold colours, tribal motifs and an eclectic mix of patterns.   The contestants were shortlisted from the hundreds of hopeful contenders who registered for the contest online and the auditions that took place in the city last week. The popular designer duo Shivan & Naresh’s shoes style | LOVE The city finale winners now go through a series of grooming sessions and mentoring with top professionals in …

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Fashion Week : North East Fashion Fest 2013 | Day 2

December 22, 2013
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A couple of weeks back Delhi witnessed a fresh dose of fashion weeks. Being considered as the fashion capital of India, Delhi was chosen as the venue for North East Fest 2013. With 16 fashion shows which took place on a spread of 4 days, the venue also showcased an exhibition of North Eastern handicrafts.  The idea was to promote North East Fashion industry on a national scale. This week also involved quite a number of North Eastern Bands performing on the grounds, live.  Let’s take a look at some of the collection from North East Fest 2013. DAY 2 RISHA DEKA LINE 22 BY RINZING C BHUTIA ATSU SEKHOSE WENDELL RODRICKS I was quite surprised by the diverse collections from various talented designers. North East has much more to offer than we actually consider it to be. Some photographs contributed for Kalapalette by Prateek Ahluwalia

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Fashion Week : North East Fashion Fest 2013 | Day 1

December 21, 2013
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A couple of weeks back Delhi witnessed a fresh dose of fashion weeks. Being considered as the fashion capital of India, Delhi was chosen as the venue for North East Fest 2013. With 16 fashion shows which took place on a spread of 4 days, the venue also showcased an exhibition of North Eastern handicrafts.  The idea was to promote North East Fashion industry on a national scale. This week also involved quite a number of North Eastern Bands performing on the grounds, live.  Let’s take a look at some of the collection from North East Fest 2013. DAY 1 SAILEX MUNKEE SEE & MUNKEE DOO RAJDEEP RANAWAT I was quite surprised by the diverse collections from various talented designers. North East has much more to offer than we actually consider it to be. Photographs contributed for Kalapalette by Mr. Rabi Dey

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MODART International hosted their Annual Fashion Show ” A La Mode”

May 22, 2013
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When you get invited to experience a fashion show organized by a fashion school, your gear automatically shifts to neutral. Well at least THAT is what I follow before attending any such fashion shows. The reason being, that some of them turn out to be fabulous, while some turn out to be disastrous  Not naming anyone here, but I had the same *neutral* thoughts for this one. Although it was being organized by French Fashion School called “Modart”, but I was still balancing the bewilderment. But to my surprise, THIS one turned out to be nothing less than a *professional statement*. From the venue, Florian – MGF Mall Saket, to the budding designers and the organizers, everything seemed like a well rehearsed and worked up composition. While some of the collections were worth a huge applause, others were too quantitatively inspired and worth a watch. Take a look at some of the interesting designs I came across, in this fashion show. Press Release : Himanshu and Shruti Singhal of Mod’Art International, The school of Fashion Design & Management hosted their Annual Fashion Show, “A La Mode” at Florian , MGF Mall Saket. The exquisite evening will showcase the creative talents of seven first year students. These budding designers have put in immense hard work and dedication to put together this stylish soiree full of glamour and fashion. The show presents an amalgamation of seven mesmerizing themes REVELATION, AQUATIC MYSTIQUE, HEPHAESTUS, TREASURED MYTHOS, MELLANOID, AMOUR, JENNY- THE ZIPPER giving these students a platform to put forward their creative energies and a glimpse of the real fashion world.                           Kick starting with REVELATION, the theme explores nature and takes inspiration from the colored patterns of different elements of nature. The show further …

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AAMBY VALLEY INDIA BRIDAL FASHION WEEK 2012 “Day 1″

September 13, 2012
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Well its literally raining bridal trousseaus this year. Indian fashion industry is getting obsessed with the coming wedding season, and everyone is in the race of presenting their best creations. Yesterday I unvelied an absolutely amazing product launched by Lancôme called Absolue L’Extrait From today I bring to you the  AAMBY VALLEY INDIA BRIDAL FASHION WEEK 2012 SERIES “DAY 1″ THE MASTER COUTURE TARUN TAHILIANI OPENED  THE THIRD EDITION OF AAMBY VALLEY INDIA BRIDAL FASHION WEEK 2012 WITH A DAZZLING COUTURE BRIDAL COLLECTION Known for his glamorous creations that have been seen in the wardrobes of top Indian and global celebs, Tarun Tahiliani, The Czar of Couture, dazzled the audience on the opening day of the Aamby Valley India Bridal Fashion Week 2012. The shop stopper was the very lovely Chitrangada Singh in a sensational ivory net lehenga, choli and dupatta creation splashed lavishly with crystals and sequins. He showcased this collection in his Bridal Exposition two months back HERE Tarun, whose creations have revived the beauty of India’s rich heritage, brought in his opulent touches for the bridal collection. Having created a sensation in the fashion capitals of the East and West, Tarun’s impeccable construction and craftsmanship were the cynosure of his collection. The very innovative U shaped 70 ft ramp was turned into a virtual Garden of Eden with foliage, creepers and greenery swirling down from the ceiling and around the stage. Clumps of delicate plants hung from the walls lit with tiny circular bulbs. Blue fairy lights twinkled around the ramp. As the lights dimmed, the lit bushes rose up to the ceiling to the strains of melodious music and the gentle voice of Sonam Kalra, the trained opera and Hindustani singer. Against a backdrop of painted temples and through the very earthy ambience with the audience sitting in the centre and around the amazing catwalk, …

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Fashion : Jewelry Designer Sumit Sawhney of Apala Brings ‘Pure Love’ on the Ramp

September 10, 2012
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Runway of divine love: Inspired by Prema, the supreme love of the Gopis for Lord Krishna, Jewelry designer Sumit Sawhney presented his Sawariya collection at the IFFD Finale Fashion Show on August 31st, Friday at The Grand, Vasant Kunj.  Specially designed to complement designer Amit Talwar’s clothes celebrating the theme where Gopis are alluring their beloved Lord, Sumit Sawhney unfolds the era through his jewellery.  The Fashion Summit 2012 started with an inauguration and conference the same day and concluded with the Fashion Show where talented designers of the country showcased their collections.  Other participants at the Fashion Show included Pam Mehta, Rosy Ahluwalia, Sagarika Mittal Goel, Woods by Woodland and Daniel Syiem. A stunning Barkha Kaul was the show stopper for designer Amit Talwar and Sumit Sawhney and sizzled in the beautiful Sawariya necklace ornamented with real kundan crafted by Designer Sumit Sawhney. Immensely applauded for his Sawariya collection, Sumit Sawhney gave IFFD’s Fashion Summit a pious end. Overwhelmed by the response, he commented on the occasion, “The colours that I have used in the collection depict pure love and unrelenting beauty.  The idea was to reinvent the sanctity of that era and reflect it through the delicate jewelry without losing its essence. I loved designing this collection and I am glad that the jewelry was appreciated and liked by the audience.” The designer fused hand painted miniatures over gemstones that are framed with real kundan.  Handcrafted in silver with precious and semiprecious gemstones with 22kt Gold layering, Sumit Sawhney passionately recreated the era of deep attraction and pure love with this collection.  The innovative jewelry designer used festive colors like, red, the color of passion and love, lapis blue and turquoise, color of Krishna.  Stone carvings of the idol in red coral framed and ornamented around gemstones had …

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