JD Institute of Fashion Technology partnered with the India Fashion Week, London for the fifth consecutive year in the city of London. The 2-day long event and exhibition were held on the 16th and 17th of November at Novotel London.
This year marks the fifth edition of Indian Fashion Week, London. Embarking on a new journey India Fashion Week, London provided a platform for budding and talented designers from across the globe. The students of JD University showcased their designs along with other professional designers from India. Students of the JD Institute of Fashion Technology showcased their talent on a global platform. Their work represented the theme of sustainable fashion and highlighted traditional arts like: Rogan art, a design style from Kutch Gujarat; handloom designs from Arunachal Pradesh, and so on.
The finale costumes were designed by a reputed Indian designer, Samant Chauhan. The student of JD University focused their attention primarily on the growing attention and need to make fashion more sustainable. They intertwined the latest fashion trend with sustainable fashion,
The two-day-long event included a seminar, fashion shows and interactive sessions on style, trend and other aspects of the fashion industry.
The event also had an award ceremony, budding designer Mr. Rehan Ahmad Baley, the proprietor of Fouzia’s Couture, a label based in Dubai won the RC Dalal Memorial Award.
This award is considered as one of the most prestigious awards at the India Fashion Week London. The award was initiated in the year 2017 to carry forward the legacy of Mr. RC Dalal, who recognized young talent around the world.
Ms. Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, further adds, “To inspire the next generation and celebrate collaboration, we are proud to announce our association with India Fashion Week London for fifth consecutive years. It has helped the emerging young talent of India to showcase their creative potential and establish a foothold in the design industry. We wish them all the best.”
JD Institute Student Award Winner
Coming to the second award category, the Young Talent Award, presented to Jediiian Tonu Riba, for her collection based on handloom weaved traditional fabrics of Arunachal Pradesh designed towards progressively decadent designs. With a focus on sustainable fashion, the young winner brought home an award.
The initiative of Fashion Institutes to provide exposure and promote sustainable fashion is commendable