INDIA BEACH FASHION WEEK
21st November,2018:The 6th edition of India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW) gave the audience a one of its kind 2-day fashion experience on the 14th& 15th November. Blending perfectly withthe themethe designers showcased the best of Beach, Resort, cruise & Destination wear. The two days also saw Experiential Displays by Global Brands, Knowledge & Networking Sessions, Sea-Side Shopping, Exotic After Parties & Celebrity Engagements.
The second day of IBFW began with the most awaited show of budding talents of designers of the JD Institute of Fashion Technology - a student-led designer collection on the lines of innovation and sustainability.Nealesh Dalal, Managing Trustee, JD Educational Trust said, “JD Institute of fashion technology has a legacy of 30 years and is one of the oldest Art and Design School in India. Goa being the hub for Fashion along with travel and food, we believe that our association with IBFW is the right way to start our Journey of being one of the first and finest School for Art and Design Aspirants. Under the experts from Industry the subjects in Fashion, Interior, Jewelry, Fashion Photography, hair & make up will be taught, taking the imagination of the aspirants to the next level".
Asif Merchant and Ken Ferns in association with Volkswagen displayed their colorful, vibrant, crazy and fun outfits with showstoppers Pooja Chopra and Terrence Lewis respectively. Both Asif and Ken expressed their happiness to be associated with India Beach Fashion Week and put forward a power packed show. In addition to this, Neelam Bohra and Rikita Dodia’s show ‘S-9 Resort Wear’ witnessed a lot of wows. Ripci Bhatia, designer of ‘Amour Faith Hope’, also presented his beautiful collection with some mindblowing pieces and a fun show a talent so immense that it drew you like a magnet. A spectacular show was put up by Shree Sanghvi Creation and Saroj Mitra’s brand ‘Kraft Corridor’ displaying Lucknowi traditions and cultures, was a royal portrayal of festive outfits. A brand label ‘MapxencaRS’ by Riddhi and Siddhi Mapxencar, the twins put up a show titled ‘Romance Alfresco’ that left the viewers’ mouths wide open with awe. With the ‘ROPE’ exhibiting their show, Luxury resort presented themselves to the bystanders.
Gathered at the pleasant scene of the waves hitting the sea shore at the lawns of Goa Marriott Resort and Spa, Miramar, the crowd saw an awe-inspiring grand finale show with models wearing a curation by The luxury brand consultant Mr. Umesh Jivnani ofdesigners like Arjun Khanna, Dhruv Kapoor, Lecoanet Hemant, Pria Kataria Puri, Neeta Lulla and Varun Bahl.
At the end CEO & Co - Founder, India Beach Fashion Week - Mr. Pallav Ojhaexpressing his gratitude to the associates of IBFW said “India Beach Fashion Week in the last 5 seasons has emerged as a global fashion platform to present the latest innovation and design across beach, resort, cruise and destination wear. IBFW 6 has just been another progressing event with top designers, brands and an amazing team.
IBFW, season 6 is happy to associated with Volkswagen, COMO, Marks & Spencer, IKONIK, MUD, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Vogue – Luxury Weddings | Ocassions, Cohiba, Por Do Sol, Tresmode & Marriot, he added”
Rayed Merchant, Director Ikonic said, “IKONIC is proud to associate with IBFW2018 for the 6th consecutive year. The experienced and talented IKONIC hairstyling team is looking forward to create wonderful hairstyles that will add to and compliment the beach ensembles concocted by the leading designers of the country at IBFW2018. We are all excited to put forth some trendy hairstyles that will hopefully be equally inspiring. The association with IBFW is supportive of our brand’s vision to associate with the creative minds of India and set trends that continuously inspire hairstylists and help them be more innovative and creative. Our range of tools are designed just for that”
Priyanka Gupta, Director, Make-up Designory, India,said” MUD is proud to be associated with IBFW as the Official make-up partner this season, since MUD is known for its professional team of Internationally certified artists and products that can add an extra level of artistry to the fashion industry.
Founder & Chief Executive, Kapil Mahtani, said” We are glad to be part of this season of IBFW that showcased the creme de la creme from each field. Tresmode is a brand that believes in creating synonymous with uber chic footwear. We are known for keeping up with the latest trends and we thrive to maintain that. IBFW is a great platform to showcase all the up and coming trends and tresmode is a perfect fit. The IBFW concept is so different and fascinating that can cater to urban clientele whose fashion tastes are constantly evolving.