Unleasing the sensual side of a human , embracing the twin gender

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Collaboration between the departments of Fashion Photography and Fashion Communication.
“Unleashing the sensual side of a human, embracing the twin gender”

Model : Neerjal Basnet
Dept. of Photography & Mentor: Kishore Ramachandran
Styling Direction: Parag Goswami
Styling Courtesy: Varsha, Lekha, Madhurya, Rachel, Ekta (MSc. Fashion Communication)
Photo Courtesy: Hemanth,Punith,Veena (Group I)
Sanjith,Sajid,Madhukar,Bindu (Group II)
Sharath, Veena, Francis (Group III)
Sachin, Francis,Tarique,Siddharth (Group IV)
Makeup: Team Robert Naorem
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Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2014: Women’s Wear

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By Ekta,Lekha,Varsha,Madhurya & Rachel, M.Sc. 2013

Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2014
When: 20th August, 14 to 24th August, 14.
Where: Palladium, Mumbai

One among the most awaited and renowned fashion weeks in India, this season began on a rather mellow mode.Starting in a very picturesque way; designers like Masaba Gupta and Amit Agarwal opened the week with their awe-inspiring collections. Many Gen next designers too presented their collection this season. Designers from our neighbouring country Pakistan (Rizwan Byeg, Sania Maskatiya & Zara Shahjahan) and from Down Under, Australia (Easton Pearson) also proposed their astonishing collections.

Trending Crop tops, Peplum, Long slits skirts, Fish tail gowns, Mid rise, etc were observed. Colours like Maroon, Pink and Gold were remarked. Sheer, Printed and Shining fabrics were heart beats of all the collections.

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DASTKAR – Nature Bazaar (A Story by Varsha, Ekta & Lekha, M.Sc. 2013)

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In this diverse yet united land of India, culture is vast and so are our tastes. We got to fetch ourselves a bite of this country’s rich heritage at the recently held Dastkar fair. Knowledgeable to say the least, the fair was colourful, full of fun things to do, live music, folk dance performances, munching and a platform to get acquainted with all the states that make us one. From the northernmost tip of Kashmir to the very eastern state of Manipur, from Gujarat’s and Rajasthan’s vibrancy to the tribes of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, we saw it all. Everyone was there to commercialize and interact with those from other states. Continue reading

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‘Krishna Forever’ : JD Annual Design Awards 2014

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The root of fashion forward should be the sheer necessity of easy living. It is a call for a sustainable fashion industry. Hence the inspiration behind the collection was to design futuristic and textured garments. The aim was to design garments using a technique that is still at its nascent stage. Hence the team zeroed in upon fabric manipulation. Fabric manipulation is a technique of creating shapes and patterns out of fabrics. This often makes the fabric more 3D-like and not flat. Continue reading

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‘Strings Attached’ by Kavyashree Gangadhar: JD Annual Design Awards 2014

1.1The collection is inspired by the leather puppets used in Togalu Gombeyaata. It is an ancient art form, much before the advent of radio, movies and television. The puppets are usually characters from the Hindu epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata. But with the advent of new era, personalities are also created using puppets. The collection brings back the old tradition of Indian art and culture and especially leather puppetry with a contemporary twist. Continue reading

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‘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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