Bhubaneswar: The JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneswar lately hosted JD Annual Design Awards in the capital city. The gala show, which was held at Hotel Hindustan International, showcased about 125 designer garments.
JD Institute of Fashion Technology is a pioneer in the field of design education for the past 5 years. Eminent personalities from Fashion and Lifestyle were also awarded on this occasion.
The Annual Design Awards is one of the biggest platforms for students to showcase their flair. The show is also an opportunity to work with leading designers. Besides, the participants can be seen and recruited by leading brands in India and abroad.
The event had in attendance eminent personalities like Ms. Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology and Daria Farkas, a renowned international model from Croatia.
The exhibits were inspired by the theme – SWITCH, across diverse disciplines such as fashion designing, interior designing, jewelry designing, and textile designing. They included fashion collections, exhibits, installations as well as a 3-D walkthrough showcasing the students’ creativity to a panel of distinguished industry experts.
Differently-abled members from Swabhiman, an NGO walked the ramp along with other supermodels on the show. Bloggers stole the show walking the ramp with students in each sequence.
“We are proud of the fresh, vibrant and unique interpretations showcased by our students this year. We believe that fashion is dynamic and ever-evolving. At JD Institute of Fashion Technology, we aim to nurture young minds to use it as an instrument of change,” said Ms. Rupal Dalal, Executive Director of the organising institute.
“With 30 years of legacy in the education industry we believe it is our duty to nurture the young talents and present their skills in front of the world so that they are ready to carve their own niche in future,” she added.
Mr. Vishal Subudhi, Centre Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneswar said,
“With the theme ‘SWITCH’ the students are expected to undergo a process called the Transformative Learning where the designer achieves a shift in perspective by switching elements from two distinct realities and producing a third entity. I am elated to see some serious potential and responsibility among my student designers in Bhubaneswar,” said Vishal Subudhi, Centre Director of the institute.
“In order to inspire the budding designers and give them a chance to associate with the leaders of the industry, the awards are given every year. The work reflected the flair within the student designers who have pushed boundaries and have brought in so much of creativity and innovations in their designs,” he added.