“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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Art Nouveau by Saima Shuaib : JD Annual Design Awards 2015

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The collection draws its inspiration from an artistic movement called ART NOUVEAU which means “new art”. Continue reading

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JD Institute of Fashion Technology’s Interior Design Students Collaborate with Home Stop, Bangalore

Ayesha and Rahul Diploma B‘Design is thinking made visual.’

The quote above explains the event that was held on 13th of April 2015 by Sonia Suri in association with Home Stop and JD Institute Of Fashion Technology. Sonia Suri is a  renowned, successful, talented Interior Designer based out of Delhi, currently residing in Bangalore and been in the industry for 15 years now working for bigwigs like ITC. She also happens to have her own venture dealing in residential interiors. Home Stop has been very encouraging as they gave us prior permission to use their space and their products. Continue reading

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Rocky S: The Fashion Change Agent

 

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‘If you can dream it, you can do it’ – Walt Disney

Dreams, a delusional parallel universe created where the stepping stones to success seem achievable. It’s a world full of promises and guaranteed fame and name. But, don’t we just admire those selected few people who actually have the ability to turn their dreams into a realistic world filled with a wonderful ornate of creativity? The name ‘Rocky S’ comes to mind when I think of someone who has been victorious in creating a niche for himself in the fashion fraternity. Continue reading

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15 Red Carpet Looks from the Met Gala 2015

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MET Gala or MET ball is an annual event to raise funds for the benefit of Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York.  A star-studded celebration of sorts, every year the opening of the Costume Institute’s fashion exhibit is attended by actors and actresses, socialites, fashion designers, etc. The exclusivity of this event lies in the idea of thematic exhibits. The themed exhibition sets the mood for this glamorous event as the guests assemble in their ensemble complementing the theme.

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Open Day: Preview: JD Annual Design Awards Night 2015

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JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore organised an open day by the students of the Fashion department on Wednesday, 29th April 2015. The interactive event was a great opportunity for the student’s parents/guardian to see a preview of student’s creative work for the upcoming JD Annual Design Awards night. Watch this space for more on all the latest updates on the upcoming JD Annual Design Awards night 2015. Continue reading

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