The Vivanta Taj at Goa, was a proud witness to the flamboyant inauguration of the International Fashion Week. The event, held here on 12th May, was inaugurated by Reginald Lourenco MLA, Goa in the presence of Thasveer Salim, Director of Media Waves and Williams Xavier, Director of Wild Orchid along with Newton Dias of G.V Media. The glamourous evening, anchored by the very brilliant Roy Fernandes, commenced with Karishma Mehta's 'Thiana', which showcased 'RAVE' collections. Designer Ankitha, followed suit with her variegated designs that did not fail to mesmerise the audience. With a clever and glowing fusion of Goa and Portuguese, the designs of the very talented Harold- “Reviving Goa” added to the hue and color of the show. His collections were on Goan cultural theme, which compri
Ninoshka Alvares Delaney is a national award winning fashion designer from Saligao, Goa who believes in Fashion with a Conscience. It was her childhood dream to be a fashion designer and it is her passion, hard work and determination which have madelebra her label "Ninoshka" a reality. Ninoshka holds a strong academic background in Fashion Design and Management over 7 years being a graduate of Fashion Design from SOFT, Pune and Masters from NIFT Mumbai. She worked in the fashion industry for 10 years, with roles ranging from export houses, to merchandising and designing. Ninoshka always wished that her profession would act as a means for her to give back to nature and society in her own little way. Hence, after relocating to Goa in 2012 after her marriage, she launched her label Ninos...
A person with creative and independent thoughts from the city of destiny Visakhapatnam ARUNDHATHI BIJJA started her passion for fashion since her college days. After completing her bachelors degree in business managment and PGdiploma in fashion designing , she worked as a boutique designer for queenz design gallery visakhapatnam and as a visual merchandiser for VISAKHAPATNAM CENTRAL , later she established her firm Bijja couture . She showcased her collection in International Fashion Week GOA SEASON 1 on a theme of handloom uniforms with a thought of increasing employment opportunities in handloom industry,this influenced many organisations like HAPPY MINDS etc and got opportunities to design uniforms for them. Her next show was Indian bridal week Hyderabad organised by MARRIAGE
International fashion week Goa commenced with a great start on the 7th of May 2017 at Mall de Goa, Porvorim at 8.30pm .The chief guests were Shashank Mahatme, CEO Jai Bhuvan group, Mr Naveen; GM Orion premire hotel, Prashsant Korgaonkar; MD Shangri-La jungle resort and The guest of honor was Neha Masurkar. The Chief Guests were given a bouquet as a token of appreciation at the end of the event. Joemy Barnett’s fashion show came as the curtain raiser and models walked the ramp weraing her designs in the presence of more than viewers. As every is aware of, the event was organised by Wild orchids and Media waves Joemy Barnett’s collection- Eternity women was proudly carried by more than 10 models. The showstopper was Manisha Madgaonkar.
Kapil Banthia is the star Designer of Goa's largest styling platform- International Fashion Week, Goa Season 2. Kapil Banthia was born and brought up in Mumbai. His flair for the beautiful clothing made him dream for a career in fashion. Kapil learnt fashion designing from Rachna Sansad institute. Kapil had worked with Rohit Verma and with Balaji teleserial.. He had done styling for serials like Pavitra rishita ,Tere liye,Geet etc. Kapil was the true magic hand behind the styling for the Bigboss. Kapil’s designs were well acclaimed in NMFW2016 and GIFW2016. Kapils Designs. Kapil’s designs are always affordable and wearable to every age group and for every season. He believes that his designs are something that defines fashion with elegance. To him, Fashion is what one is com
Get to know more about the designers of International Fashion Week, Goa, 2017. Here we introduce our readers the vibrant duos of the nascent Fashion Industry, Mary Macklin Fernandes and Eilaine Fernandes. Here we go: Mary Macklin Fernandes ( Designer) from Margao Becoming a fashion designer was young Mary’s dream and that was made accomplished by her mother’s encouragement. The her dream bore wings after completing Commercial Garment Dress Making (CGMD) from Carmel College as she flew for higher studies at Fashion Designing at School Of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Karvenagar, Pune. At SOFT she completed Bachelor Of Science in Fashion Designing and Master’s in Fashion Designing. By the time she reached SOFT she was already working on design collections. She has already designed her o
-Nisha Jacob NAVEEN ,PRADEEP AND MADAN- These young entrepreneurs and designers from Bangalore have made their fame in the fashion world and are creating their waves in the world of fashion and the Indian fashion horizon. They are the only designers from Southern part of India who have created a landmark in Ball Gowns and sequence works with Italian embellishments with artefacts. These designers are truly the monuments in creating designs from Ancient to Modern. The costumes thus designed have a folkloric magical pattern within the precision of Modernism. The sequence are made up of tessellating lines and primary shapes appearing as Monastic columns in A line dresses framing panels of placements on costumes. Graphically designed florals are panelled and patch worked, over layered with cr...
Goa has always had the reputation of being called as luxury vacation destination of International standards. The emergence of Goa as fashion hub is still on the far steps. With great pleasure, we announce that the 2nd edition of International Fashion Week, 2017 is rolled around by the prestigious group Wild Orchid in association with Media Waves and GV Media. This grand occasion will be held at Taj Vivanta from 12th to 14th May. The second edition will showcase talents of 20 Internationally acclaimed designers that highlights their spring and summer collection in the presence of aspiring Goan designers. Interested buyers can use the Toch App and purchase the designs while the model walks the runway. Commenting on the presence of renowned personalities like Miss Earth 2015,Priyanka Kh...
Panjim: Celebrity designer Lalit Dalmia showcased his latest collections ‘La Moda’ in IBFW at Marriott, Panjim. The theme was prepared on vintage and the sizzling showstoppers were Bollywood’s favourite Mr Mohammed Morani and Mrs Lucky Morani. The Concept of LA MODA is generally referred to as vintage, persons and situations of the past have an ironic stance in unique style. The designs superficially serve as a convenient alternative to those who admire an old style but prefer a modern interpretation. Peach, plums, burgundy, pistachio greens, Navy Blues, Ivory Black, beige, half white are colors played a significant role to get the attire. Collection show cased nostalgia with a dose of cynicism and detachment. The style to capture something from the past and evoke nostalgia fueled by
Manoj Rangan Beauty Pageants have always changed lives of many Beauty Queens around the world. And one of the beauty queen is Aileena Catherin Amon from the God’s Own Country, Kerala . So simple and down to earth is the first impression one gets after talking to the pretty face of South India, Aileena. She is truly a splendid combination of both Beauty and Brains. It was her bold decision to opt for the world of fashion as a career despite the opposition from her conservative family. When asked why, the student of MBA in International Business says “ever since I saw Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan making the country proud by winning the Miss Universe and Miss World titles in 1994, it has been a dream to win a crown or walk on the ramp …” So confident and spunky, she makes you f