The legacy of 20 years of great fashion continues this summer at Silhouettes 2017 – the Annual Graduating Fashion Show of B. D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technology.
Chief Guest- Dr. Kavita Gupta (IAS) Textile Commissioner - Ministry of Textiles
Special Invitee Guests - Mr. Rocky S (Fashion Designer); Mr. Vikram Phadnis (Fashion Designer)
Guest of Honour Ms. Archana Kochhar- Fashion Designer; Ms. Krishna Mehta- Fashion Designer; Ms. Meher Castelino- Fashion Diva / Columnist; Ms. Nisha Jamwal - Fashion Designer; Ms. Shaina N.C -Fashion Designer; Mr. Amit Goyal - President – CIAE; Mr. Aneel Murarka - M D – Mirachem Industries; Mr. Asad Fakih- Special Invitee – CMAI; Mr. Naren Mukhi - Exec. Comm. Member - C.I.A.E.; Mr. James Ferreira -Fashion Designer; Mr. V R Sai Ganesh -Hon. Secretary - SDC EC Trust; Mr. Viral Desai - CEO – Zenitex
Eminent Panel of Judges for the evening - Ms. Aaliya Fakih- Fashion Designer; Ms. Aarshiya Fakih -Fashion Designer; Ms. Anjali Mehta - Fashion Designer; Ms. Krishna Mehta-Fashion Designer
Ms. Meher Castelino-Fashion Diva / Columnist; Ms. Varija Bajaj - Fashion Designer; Mr. Gautam; Vazirani - Fashion Curator; Mr. Naren Mukhi - Exec. Comm. Member - C.I.A.E.
Model's Showcasing the collection are - Purva Rana, Madhu Sneha ,Aakriti Anand, Aanchal Oberoi, Deepti Gujral, Gurleen Grewal, Iris Maity, Manasi Moghe, Dimple Patel, Hida Sidiqui, Minash Ravuthar, Natasha Singh, Namratha G, Parul Duggal, Parina Mirza, Quetee Nagpal, Tarveen C, Vijaya Dey, Jaspal, Nayaan C, Shahnawaz Alam, Raj Bhardwaj, Dhiraj Amonkar, Aakash Jaiswal with high drama
Celebrity Showstoppers- Shibani Kashyap, Sneha Shergill, Hussain Kuwajerwala & Tina Kuwajerwala, Shweta Khanduri(closed the show for models) Meghna Ballabh Joshi
In the Majestic realm of World Wide Web, India continues to conquer markets across the continents. Celebrating this Swadeshi Euphoria of all things Indian, Silhouettes 2017, nurtures this passionate vision of Vibrant Modern India. Inspired by the handcrafted wonders, textile treasures and cultural diversity, Silhouettes 2017 promises a vivid spectrum of Global India.
The show witnessed an exclusive presentation by B. D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technology's home-grown alumni - Forum Rambhia, Disha Muchhala, Malika Durani, Satyam Waghela, Hetashree & John, Pranjal Kadkade. Along with the gen-next designers, established designers and the fashion partners - C Singh (Mumbai), Premal Badiani of Poshaac (USA), The Fabric Studio (Mumbai), Manish Reshamwala(Surat), Gopal Roy(Kolkatta) and our main sponsor Threads & Shirt (Mumbai) showcasing their exclusive collection on this occasion
The Runway choreography was directed by fashion choreographer Utsav Dholakia . The show scripted and presented on stage by Hugo D'souza. All the designer collections was showcased by leading fashion models like- Anchal Oberoi, Anita Kumar, Deepti Gujral, Shahnawaz etc.
B. D. Somani has always supported thriving desire of budding talent to reform new rules of fashion. Every pupil is trained towards perfection by understanding their personal skills and interest. The belief is to create fashion entrepreneurs and not just design generators.Now, with international certification by pearson's group, B. D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technology delivers vocational driven modules of global standards with international approach and universal expertise. BTEC is an international qualification from Pearson, recognized by leading universities, professional bodies and international employers, and accepted by 200 prestigious universities across the US, UK and Australia for direct entry into degree courses.