JD Institute of Fashion Technology celebratesFashion Awards 2018
New Delhi, June 25, 2018: JD Institute of Fashion Technology, one of the country’s leading design institutions celebrated The Fashion Awards 2018. The 2-day gala show was held on June 23 and 24, 2018 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi showcased design solutions by over 600 students along with honoring eminent personalities within fashion and lifestyle.
The Fashion Awards is India’s largest design event in India by an institution that recognized eminent leaders within fashion and design industry. Over 600 students presented their skills inspired by the theme – CHANGE across disciplines such as a fashion designing, interior designing, jewellery designing, textile designing. This included fashion collections, exhibits, installations as well as a 3D walk-through showcasing their aesthetic and technical prowess in front of an eminent panel of industry experts and renowned designers.
For close to a year, students were encouraged and mentored by renowned fashion designer and mentor Rina Dhaka to use innovative design to create solutions that develops into a fashion or trend addressing challenges with society. These were showcased across different collections such as, Amarosis, Neev, Mother by Nature and more that featuring functional garments for visually impaired, children with down syndrome, farmers etc. The proceeds from the event were donated to NGO’s such as Jamghat and New Delhi Social Workers Association NDSWA.
Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology said, “JD Institute of Fashion Technology is delighted to host the 2018 edition of The Fashion Awards. We are proud at the fresh, vibrant and unique interpretations showcased by our students this year. We believe that fashion is dynamic and ever evolving and at JD Institute of Fashion Technology, we aim to nurture young minds to use it as an instrument of change. With 30 years of legacy in the education industry, at JD Institute, we believe it is our duty to nurture the young talents and present their skills in front of the world so that they are ready to carve their own niche in future.” (Please Include Ajay Tamta’s name and Sunita Kohli from Interior Designing)
The event witnessed the presence of Sri Ajay Tamta, Member of Parliament as well as Sinita Kohli, National Award-winning architect were chief guest for the event. Leading personalities from within the fashion industry such as Rohit Bal, Fashion Designer, Prasoon Dewan, jewelry designer, Nandini Bhalla, Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan were presented with awards by JD Institute of Fashion Technology. The institute also introduced RC Dalal Memorial Award and Chandrakant Dalal Memorial Award to encourage the spirit of entrepreneurship and budding talent. The award was presented to Pratiksha Baruah and Gaurav Gupta, alumni from JD Institute of Fashion Technology along with a prize money of INR 50,000 to help them start their own venture.
The mega event was concluded with a mesmerizing performance by Hardy Sandhu, who electrified the audience with his foot tapping songs.
About JD Institute of Fashion Technology:
JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Education division of JD Image Promotions Ltd., was established in the year 1988, to create designers of tomorrow and to produce professionals who would make most of the opportunities in the world of design. Over the years, the design industry has looked towards JD Institute of Fashion Technology for quality man-power across fashion, interior and jewelery. The institute is today the alma-mater of over 30,000 design professionals either employed by select organization world – wide or entrepreneurs and established names in the industry.
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