‘The Oriental Voyage’ an IVANA Fashion Show presented by INIFD Deccan, Pune was an amazing event to be witnessed and was showcased at The Westin Hotel, Pune. As the name ‘The Oriental Voyage’ suggests, the theme of the show was the fashion influence from The Orient Countries. The Orient group includes countries Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
INIFD Deccan’s IVANA Fashion Show was attended by directors, students, international models, fashion celebrities, fashion jury, educationalist, film and TV celebrities and fashion designers. INIFD Deccan Managing Director, Ashok Daryani and other INIFD Directors Amar Khatri, Riya Daryani, Ashish Khatri and Kirti Mahajan hosted the event in the most graceful away. This grand event unfolded in the presence of chief guest Prachi Tehlan (Hindi Television Actress), Shashank Ketkar (Marathi Television Actor), and Poonam Shende (Owner of Saarthi Entertainment). The Jury had famous names like – Mr. Saurabh Gadgil (President and Owner of PNG Jewellers), Chandrakant Sonawane (Lead Costume Designer – Bajirao Masatani), Abhyang Kuvalekar (Marathi Actor and Model), and Ms. Prajakta Albuquerque (Fashion Stylist and Image Consultant).
The theme ‘The Oriental Voyage’ reflects the influence of the Colour Palette, Silhouettes and Prints on the current fashion trends across the world. Fashion Designers from INIFD Deccan had designed some amazing costumes. Chandrakant Sonawane (Lead Costume Designer – Bajirao Mastani) said, “I am really impressed with the creativity levels demonstrated by these young designers. Although they have little industry experience, they have created some designs that can match up the level of professional designers. It was a great show. It was a privilege to witness the event.”
This fashion extravaganza was an evening to remember as the guests witnessed some spectacular designs in each of the seven themes – An immortal array of Maharashtra, The colour fiesta of Vietnam, The wonders of Korean garb, The magical vistas of Indonesia, The charms of Japan floret, The legend of Thai Kinnari, The empress of China. The themes were influenced from regions like Maharashtra, Vietnam, Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, and China. The passion, dedication and creative brilliance of the students were reflected in their creations on the themes.
INIFD Deccan presents the fashion show at regular intervals. Ashok Daryani (Director – INIFD, Deccan) said, “We want to organize many such fashion shows. It is an excellent way to help the budding designers to boost their creativity with such platforms. Our students get encouraged in a major way with such fashion shows. I am also happy that INIFD Deccan family presented a show that turned out to be a huge success. The credit goes to all the students, staff, support team and the directors of the institute.”
The Fashion Extravaganza was an amazing feat for INIFD Deccan. All the fashion enthusiasts attending the event were overwhelmed with the show, and also did admire the young designers for their hard work and extraordinary creativity showcased.