‘Endangered’ by Steffi Thambi:JD Annual Design Awards 2014

 1.1The collection is inspired by a tribe from Andaman called the “Jarawa”. The name connotes “People of the Earth” or “The hostile people”. This mysterious tribe is on the verge of Extinction hence the designer wanted to bring it to the mainstream of fashion to create the required awareness. Continue reading

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‘Burried in Fashion’ by Krithika Inbavanan:JD Annual Design Awards 2014

1.1Titled “Buried in Fashion”, the collection evokes a question – “What should we wear when we die?” Every day we take time to dress and present ourselves in the best way according to our taste and style. But when we pass on, we are simply wrapped in a plain cloth and buried.

The collection focuses on celebrating death by designing pieces that represents the life the person has lived.From the death rituals of Mexico to Madagascar, the collection showcases the 10 defining moments in a person’s life. Continue reading

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The Bitter-Sweet World of Fashion

-by Varsha Sampath, Rachel Hughes, Ekta Makwana, Lekha Sanwal, Madhurya M.S.(Msc, IInd Sem, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore) – See more at: http://www.jdinstitute.com/blog/#sthash.kJo4nW1R.dpuf
-by Varsha Sampath, Rachel Hughes, Ekta Makwana, Lekha Sanwal, Madhurya M.S.(Msc, IInd Sem, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore) – See more at: http://www.jdinstitute.com/blog/#sthash.kJo4nW1R.dpuf

Model-by Varsha Sampath (Msc, IInd Sem, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore)

Fashion has been home to me for quite a few years now and only until recently did I get an opportunity to see another face of this wonder of a world. It was the season of the fashion week, the Bangalore Fashion Week and thanks to JD I got the fabulous chance of working backstage in close proximity to the clothes, the models, the designers and the chaos.

Day 1 of our schedule and we got to meet the models for fittings. All tall and beautiful with designer handbags gliding through their wrists and heels that touched that sky. It was a mix of Indians and models from abroad, one thing in common, they were all gorgeous. So we walked around them tip toeing so that we weren’t a hindrance in their lovely and flawless world. Continue reading

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Lakme Fashion Week SS 2014:Men’s Wear Trend Report

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-by Varsha Sampath, Rachel Hughes, Ekta Makwana, Lekha Sanwal, Madhurya M.S.(Msc, IInd Sem, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore)

When we talk of fashion and of trends, why the men should be left behind? So here we have the trend report from Lakme Fashion Week’s Spring Summer show, exclusively for the male species. Continue reading

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Lakme Fashion Week SS 2014:Trend Report

-by Varsha Sampath,Ekta,Lekha,Madhurya & Rachel, Msc. IInd Sem,JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore

India is a place of many cultures and when you get to see them play on one ramp in one week, it’s a treat for the eyes. Lakme Fashion Week had everything, from the playful candy color saga to prints that you would love to own, from sarees given a raw twist to colours like nudes and silvers being majorly adopted. Let’s look at some of the trends we spotted at LFW: Continue reading

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Paris Fashion Week:Spring Summer 2014 Trend Report

-by Rachel Hughes, Msc. IInd Sem,JD Institute Of Fashion Technology,Bangalore

Here are some of the top trends from the runway of Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014. Continue reading

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London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2014: Trend Report

1.1-by Mahurya, IInd Sem,JD Institute of Fashion Technology,Bangalore

Here are some of the top trends from the runway of Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014. Continue reading

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Milan Fashion Week Spring Summer 2014: Trend Report

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-by Rachel Hughes, Msc. IInd Sem,JD Institute Of Fashion Technology,Bangalore

Here are some of the top trends from the runway of Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014. Continue reading

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JD Alumni Spotlight:Dhiraj Deka

dhiraj 1An alumni of JD Institute of Fashion Technology, designer Dhiraj Deka have been working with the traditional handloom fabric of Assam for quite a long time, thus bringing in the magical thread craft of Assam to mainstream fashion. He started his professional career as a fashion designer, at a garment export house in Gurgaon and then was in Mumbai for five years. Later in the year 2006, he returned to Assam, travelled to the interiors doing extensive researches on various silks, organized fashion shows & exhibitions in India and abroad promoting craftsmanship and fabrics of Assam. Continue reading

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JD Alumni Spotlight : Vishal Kapoor

Fashion is never a product of a single person, nor does it come from a single moment of imagination. It takes a lot of hard work, blood and sweat to make things happen when it comes to striking a perfect balance between class and vogue. But ‘VISHAL KAPOOR’ is one man who has really changed the paradigm on his own. He has single handedly changed the course of fashion and style. Fashion is not what you wear anymore. Style is no longer how you look. He has taken the meaning of looking good to the new heights, thanks to his imaginations, originality and creativity. Continue reading

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