Meet Archana V: A JD Bangalore Student: Winner of “Vogue Honours 2014”

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Vogue Honours, the unique fashion design contest by VOGUE India is an excellent initiative that introduces and promotes promising young talent in fashion design. Archana Vijayakumar, a student of JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore is one of the winners of this prestigious award. Continue reading

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‘Anant’ : JD Annual Design Awards: PURE 2015

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The collection draws its inspiration from the world of numbers, “GANITHA” which means mathematics.         The concept of the collection refers to the idea of “ANANT” which means “INFINITY”. Anant means ‘endless’, ‘limitless’, ‘continuous’, ’eternal’.      Continue reading

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‘Korallion’ : JD Annual Design Awards :PURE 2015

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Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals. Built by the colonies of tiny animals found in marine waters, the collection captures the raw beauty of the reefs in the form of textures, vibrant colors and embellishments. Continue reading

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“The Facet” : JD Annual Design Awards :PURE 2015

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The minute you look at playing cards, you observe how symmetrical and structured they are. There are four different categories in a set of cards: Jack, King, Queen, and Ace. Through these 4 different categories, the collection aims to project four different seasons and how clothes vary in different seasons. The inspiration for this collection is the structured look of the elements in the cards, replication of images upside down, embellished looks of face cards and geometrical prints of the elements. Continue reading

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“The Avengers” : JD Annual Design Awards – PURE 2015

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The Avengers, is a popular American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The characters of the movie are identified by their individual traits and commanding skills and the same is captured in the collection through its unique garment story. For the designers of this collection , the elements of  advance  science is inspiring and goes beyond the idea of imagination, and that gave them a  solid reason to chose Avengers as a subject. Continue reading

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“The Lens” :JD Annual Design Awards 2015

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The collection draws its inspiration from the work of master photographer Edward Burtynsky. His photographs engage the observer through what the artist refers to as a “duality” in the viewing process, captured effortlessly with digital prints, velvet patchwork and asymmetric piping. In Burtynsky’s aesthetic interpretation, his images render the subject most often in rich colour, detail, and textural qualities. The same is interpreted in the collection through shades of blue and grey, and dark brown with a textural play of fabrics such as cotton viscose, chambray, and velvet. Continue reading

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“The Champion” : JD Annual Design Awards 2015

 

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“If dreams were made out of stone, it would be Hampi”

The collection draws its inspiration from the beautiful architectural shapes of ‘Hampi’, one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.

The name Hampi can also mean “champion”. Truly a champion in its own right, the charismatic monumental beauty of the place and wonderful architectural structures are truly intriguing – an experience in itself. Their large dimension, bold and delicate carvings, stately pillars, traditional mythological motifs and magnificent pavilions forms the elements of this collection. Continue reading

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“Bold and Beautiful”, by: Sunil P.S & Shruthi VK :JD Annual Design Awards 2015

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Titled “Bold and beautiful”, the collection is a gripping tale of high fashion Glamour, Honour and most importantly the Attitude. Inspired by the masculine structure, unique style of Harley Davidson and aspects such as royalty, power and boldness of Knight Armour, the collection uses details such as zipper stripes, metallic rivets, buttons, studs, and highlights in a tough fabric story of leather, ship-Napa, goat softy and denim. Continue reading

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‘Sakura’, by Afreen Usmani : JD Annual Design Awards 2015

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The Spring summer 2015 collection takes its inspiration from cherry blossom. Known as “Sakura” in Japanese, the Cherry blossom trees are common in Japan and are an integral part of native Japanese culture. The garments beautifully depict the shapes of cherry blossom flowers and structures of cherry blossom trees. The designer has painted the prints herself on different fabrics like taffeta organza and Chinese silk to create a range of contemporary pieces such as jackets, dresses, skirts, trousers. Continue reading

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The Autumn Leaf by Varsha Kabadi:JD Annual Design Awards 2015

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Starting in late summer, many species of deciduous plants, including trees and shrubs, turn brilliant colours and shed their leaves. Titled, ‘The Autumn Leaf’, the collection draws its inspiration from the beauty of this natural occurrence and the same is captured in the garments through interplay of texture, colours and shapes. Continue reading

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