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Fashion Extravaganza on 'The Graduation Day 2012'

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Mumbai, May 18, 2012

NIFT, Mumbai one of the premier institutes in fashion education has always been committed to academic excellence. The core activities of NIFT, Mumbai embrace the idea to locate its students in challenging atmosphere and enhance their innovative and creative skillfulness. This year the institute is all set to celebrate ‘The Graduation Day 2012’ with a pure objective of giving a unique platform to their students in showcasing their exquisite collections.

Fashion Extravaganza on 'The Graduation Day 2012'
‘The Graduation Day 2012’ would be inaugurated by Ms. Nilima Rani Singh,Director-NIFT,Mumbai. The event will boast a boutique of activities presented by the graduation students from all the departments. The day would commence with exhibitions & seminars on various projects of the students encompassing areas such as visual merchandising, exhibition & displays designs, Graphic Design, Fashion Journalism, Styling, Photography and many more which aims to provide design innovations and inventions for the growing fashion industry. This programme will provide an opportunity to choose design specialization in Fashion, Textiles and Communication design.

The highlight of the event would be Fashion Designing and Knitwear Designing Department students showcasing their respective collections titled Fashionova and Knitmoda. The collections of both departments are drawn from variety of ideas and out of the box themes. Some of the exciting themes the students have worked on are Khiraj-a-Jannat,Hypnotic Daze,Saudade,Dusky adieu,Dream Catchers,Raised by the Streets, Time starts now and many more. Also the students would be conferred with a range of awards sponsored by Globus, AMFI (Association of Manmade Fibre of India), NOAH Fashions, Usha International,Sheetal India etc. by eminent dignitaries.

Sr. Professor Sharmila Dua,NIFT,Mumbai states with profound confidence, “ The Graduation Show 2012 is an attempt to create a modern and internationally relevant statement in fashion. It showcases the creative genius of the orchestration of brilliant young minds ready to take on the world of Fashion. It is the culmination of four years of learning by doing and intertwines the knowledge and skill to mark on the fashion scene.”

Renowned models like Alesia Raut, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Shriya Kishore, Aanchal Kumar, Natasha Suri, Hrishant Goswami, Gaurava Arora and many more would dazzle the ramp dressed in student ensembles. Also the evening would be a glamour packed affair with an eclectic mix of celebrities and fashion designers from the industry like prominent fashion designers Narendra Kumar Ahmed & Archana Kochhar, Actor Gaurav Chopra, Actress Amrita Raichand and many more.

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