MUMBAI, (GNI): Mumbai’s biggest fashion and creative institute INIFD Borivali showcased designs by their Designer Students in the first edition of their fashion show called Layer’M 2019. The fashion extravaganza saw esteemed dignitaries from the world of fashion and design such as Mr. Ashley Rebello, Mr. Kawaljeet Singh,Mr. Salim Asgarally, Mr. Ken Ferns,Mrs. Bhamini Subramanyam, Dr. Vaibhavi Ranavade, Ms. Manjula Jagatramka and many others,attend the event.
Layer of a fabric has always been an inseparable part of human life in all the Civilizations all over the world. The journey of layering starts straight from the birth up to the end of human life. Hence, fashion, being the culmination of various creative layers, has become a vibrant phenomenon in our lifestyle. The theme for Layer’M 2019 is Aurora – Northern Lights. Aurora also known as polar lights or northern lights is a natural display of lights seen in higher latitudes created due to charged particles combined by solar winds. The beautifully lit display of colours is chosen as thetheme for the year to illustrate different layers and shades of colours that the event brings for theaudience.
The collection was showcased in three different shows – Kids collection, Adult collection and the finale show featured the Best of INIFD Borivali.
Show 1 – Kids Collection –Seven collections for kids was showcased in this show. Round 1 was the high end sportswear by designers Jagriti Gehlot, Raina Shah, Riddhi Savla, Raieya Noor andSony Singh. Round 2 drove an inspiration from land of fairies by designers Sameeksha Poojari,Dhanvi Solanki, Jagriti Gehlot,Drashti Jasani, Janvi Shah, Dhwanil Vora, Jinesh Tailor and Hinal Shah. Collection in Round 3 was party wear by designers JYOTI Sihag andSARITHA VEERABOHINA.
Round 4 was called Ziddi Tribes by designer Khushboo Saboo. This funky casual wear for kids is inspired from the super magical unicorns. This highly energetic designs are created in those pinks blues and tinch of yellows. The print used in the collection is customized by the designer herself. This collection was presented in associated with NGO kids. Dongri to Degree, a social initiative by the youth of our society, was started by a bunch of college students at the time, in Borivali. They came together with an idea and a hope to do their small part in the betterment of the society that we live in.
Round 5 was inspired from the mysteries of the fairy land by designers Hetvi Vora, Heena Khan,Pranita Jain, Ruchi Gupta, Vrushi Doshi, Riddhi Shah. Round 6 collection was playful and appropriate for the summer season for live-O-holic millennials by designers Hetvi Vora, Ranjana Singh, Jinesh Tailor, Khushboo Dayya and Kruti Shah. The seventh and final round in Kids category celebrated twinning by designersPriyal Shah, Krina Mehta, Dhwanil Vora, Heena Khan, Hinal Shah,Ruchi Gupta, Janvi Shah, Debolina Biswas and Sayli Chavan.
Show 2 – Adults Collection –This show again had seven different collections showcased in seven different rounds. Round wasinformal wear inspired by the derby of 20th century by designers Hiral Kubadia, Monali Kakkad andAkshita Furia. Round 2 collection was contemporary wear designed in soft colours by designer Rajvi Savla. Round 3 collection was all about whilrs and Twirls by designers Komal Jadhav, Neel Mody and Krishna Shah. Round 4 collection was casual wear with use of denims and organza material by designers Sameeksha Poojari, Dhanvi Solanki, Drashti Jasani, Prapti Datta, Dhwani Darjiand Dishika Kothari. Round 5 collection was inspired by the warmth of the sun by designersAishwarya Katariya, Samantha Ferreira, Pranita Jain and Vrushi Doshi. Round 6 collection was by the talented lot who have made their mark on the globe like GENNEXT@LFW and Asian Designer’s Week and their palettewas inspired by Gemstone Colors.The designers were Preksha Mehta,Khushboo Saboo, Ayushi Agarwaland Richa Shah. And Round 7 collection was a fusion saree collection by designer Richa Shah.
Show 3 – The Best of INIFD Borivali –The final show of the evening showcased 7 best collections of INIFD Borivali. Round 1 was formal and corporate wear by designersAnupama Dhanuka, Nayla Shaikh,Menka Khushwaha, Osvita Vaz,Rakshanda Munshi, Manushi Jain,Umang Gala and Meet Shah. Round 2 collection was a flamboyant resort collection by designers Rinal Jain and Palak Dhakad. Round 3 was the dramatic fusion wear by designer Akil Daduji. Round 4collection was fusion ethnic wear, focus being on subtle and chic looks by designers Nupur Thirani,Ayushi Agarwal, Nidhi Rajpurohit,Arushi Shah. Round 5 collection was inspired by Safari Resort withearthy colors by designers Neelam Jain and Ruby Dogra. Round 6 was about evening wears inspired by the rays & shapes of PRISM by designers Nupura Ranadive,Khushboo Saboo, Saritha Veerabohina and Jyoti. The grand finale of Layer’M 2019 wasdesigned with electrifying florescent colours & vibrant textures by designers Hardik Bamaniya, Neha Dhariwal, Pranay Kadam, Preksha Mehta andSushant Tamang.
About INIFD Borivali: Founded in the year 2017, INIFD (INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION DESIGN) and IAOI (ACADEMY OF INTERIORS) is situated at the heart of the Suburb, the most youthful commercial streets of Borivali West. The institute has come a long way in carving a niche for young, promising, budding Interior and Fashion Designers with a range of courses to offer the under-graduate, graduate and post graduate levels.
Studying at INIFD Borivali West gives you the benefits of Qualified and Well Experienced team of Faculty Members, appropriate guidance all the way through Educational Tours, marketplace
Surveys and industrial unit Visits, potential career openings & opportunities in the industry Computer lab, Internet facility, Computer Aided Design in Interior & Fashion Design, Garment Construction and industrial sewing Machines, chance to participate in Mega Shows and Exhibitions, Presentations through Slide show, Seminar & Guest Lectures conducted by well recognized personalities of Fashion and Interior experts.
Workshops conducted for practical knowledge, personal attention given to every student, Classrooms with sufficient space for student to work. This emerges into wonderful opportunities for our youngsters- to contribute in the real world of Fashion and Interior Design, work closely with the choicest brands, feature on shows, exhibitions and competitions, whilst still pursuing their studies at INIFD Borivali West.
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