A Spectacular evening of Fashion and Design; Supermodel Aanchal Kumar & Rajeev Singh walked the ramp in style
Stepping from old to new: As the final year students of the Arch Academy of Design begin their journey in the fashion industry and new entrants step into their shoes, Arch has organized its annual Graduate Design Week to give the students a platform to showcase their talent and introduce them in the design industry.
The instrumental Graduate Week commenced on July 14th, 2012 with a Fashion show by the current students in Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur from 7.30 pm.
GABA – Graduate Fashion Show 2012 of the ARCH Academy of Design is a celebration to bring together a rendezvous of the individualistic emerging expressionists who would soon join the Indian Fashion & Jeweler fraternity of the future. Each year this show brings together an exclusive and design conscious audience, to come and savor the fruition of the agony & ecstasy that goes behind creating each work on the runway.
The Show happened at the eco convention of 7 start property Hotel Clarks Amer at Jaipur. The show was witnessed by leading industrialists, manufacturers, fashion designers, jewelers, fashion enthusiasts, stylists, culture buffs, the press & media and alumni.
Ms Archana Surana, Founder and Director of ARCH Academy of Design, was ecstatic about the GABA Fashion Show 2012 this year. Commenting on the occasion, she said, “This is the exciting time as ARCH embarks on its 12th year in Design Education. Its laudable achievements are reflected in the exemplary performance of its students & alumni and have been affirmed by the versatility and the caliber of the faculty and students it has been attracting since its inception.”
Choreographed by Sheikh Shakir and music by Anup Bhatt, GABA – Graduate Fashion Show 2012 of the ARCH Academy of Design celebrated the individual expression of the fashion enthusiasts who are likely to change the face of the industry with their new and innovative ideas and fresh outlook towards fashion.
The show saw a lot of fresh and young talent showcasing their collection at the fashion show. Aspring students like Anubha Sharma presented her collection. The aesthetically personified collection was dedicated to the WOMAN who lives, laughs, cries and oves. She is simple and yet she is the DIVA.
The Show saw different traits of personalities and designs sensibilities in the collections showcased by the students. Ashish Kumar presented the Rock Warriors, a line of day-wear for the youth, created in rugged natural fabrics with multiple garment details while another student, Ashwini Nair,
presented the ’Song of Pixels’ collection that talks about the beauty of distortion in a grid and make use of well-constructed surface design and subtle usage of colors .
The highlight of the show was the colorful fashion jewelry collections which were the perfect blends of the traditional craft based jewelry like lacquer jewelry art of Rajasthan. The young designers of jewelry design semester 4 with modern intellect of the collection took its inspiration from Venetian Masks, Madhubani Paintings of Bihar, Ikkat work of Orissa, Gond art of Chattisgarh . the other collection is LAVA is a diamond jewelry collection by akshay agarwal inspired from volcanic lava developed under the label of Savio Jewelry and Vishnu Soni and Sakshi Jains work for Amrapali also we are showcasing
Other important collection showcased at the Show was that of Zaveri Bazaar
ZAVERI BAZAAR is an assortment of jewelry collection designed and produced by the young Graduating Jewelry Design students. Students took different inspiration and designed jewelry for different markets like Vaishali Jain took her from Flora and Fauna and designed Jewelry for France using Contemporary Kundan Meena technique. Komal Khandelwals ROSHNI is a fine jewelry collection inspired from lightings and designed for Mumbai .
The participants were observed by the chief guests Mr Babu Lal Nagar, State Minister – Khadi and Rural Industries, Dairy, and Mr Rajendra Bhanawat, MD, RIICO and Guests of Honor Ms Azzah Aldeghather and Ms Wasan Al Hijazi. Special Guests include Mr Rajiv Arora, Founder, Amrapali Jewels and Commodore Vijay Chaturvedi, Secretary, IIFTI.
Industrialists, manufacturers, alumni, fashion designers, jewelers, stylists, culture buffs and the press & media from all over the country and beyond the national barriers also encouraged the young and vibrant designers. Temperature was raised by several degrees when super models like Aanchal Kumar, Rajeev Singh, Ushoshi Sengupta, Aakrati Raman Singh, Arshina Trivedi among others walked the ramp.
Another moment of pride for Arch academy is that Nitish Rathi, student of ARCH’s design has got an entry at WOW: World of Wearable Art Award Show of New Zealand and Rupal Gupta, Jewelry Design at Academy Design is being selected in International Jewelry Design Competition by Swarovski.
The GABA fashion Show 2012 was a spectacular fashion extravaganza that yet again channelized the creative energies of the talented students all set to conquer the world of glamour and fashion. This would be followed by the Graduate Design Week till 21st July 2012 in ARCH Campus. The Graduate Design Week is a celebration of welcoming the new alongside celebrating the successes of the old. It is spread over a week and consists of various planned events during the period. The main events include Orientation Session for the new students and their parents, Exhibitions, Guest Lectures, Seminars and various other academic and fun filled workshops planned for the whole week.