Fashion Extravagan​za on ‘The Graduation Day 2012’ by NIFT,Mumba​i

NIFT,Mumbai one of the premier institutes in fashion education has always beencommitted to academic excellence. The core activities of NIFT, Mumbai embracethe idea to locate its students in challenging atmosphere and enhance their innovativeand creative skillfulness. This year the institute is all set to celebrate  ‘The Graduation Day 2012’ with a pure objective of giving aunique platform to their students in showcasing their exquisite collections.

‘The Graduation Day2012’wouldbe inaugurated by Ms. Nilima RaniSingh,Director-NIFT,Mumbai. The event will boast a boutique of activities presentedby the graduation students from all the departments. The day would commence withexhibitions & seminars on various projects of the students encompassingareas such as visual merchandising, exhibition & displays designs, GraphicDesign, Fashion Journalism, Styling, Photography and many more which aims toprovide design innovations and inventions for the growing fashion industry.This programme will provide an opportunity to choose design specialization inFashion, Textiles and Communication design. The highlight of the event would beFashion Designing and Knitwear Designing Department students showcasing theirrespective collections titled Fashionovaand Knitmoda. The collections ofboth departments are drawn from variety of ideas and out of the box themes.Some of the exciting themes the students have worked on are Khiraj-a-Jannat,Hypnotic Daze,Saudade,Duskyadieu,Dream Catchers,Raised by the Streets, Time starts now and many more. Also the students would be conferredwith a range of awards sponsored by Globus, AMFI (Association of Manmade Fibreof India), NOAH Fashions, Usha International,Sheetal India etc. by eminentdignitaries.

Sr. ProfessorSharmila Dua,NIFT,Mumbai states with profound confidence, “ The Graduation Show 2012 is anattempt to create a modern and internationally relevant statement infashion. It showcases the creative genius of the orchestrationof brilliant young minds ready to take on the world of Fashion. It isthe culmination of four years of learning by doingand intertwines the knowledge and skill to mark on the fashionscene.”

Renowned modelslike Alesia Raut, Parvathy Omanakuttan, ShriyaKishore, Aanchal Kumar, Natasha Suri, Hrishant Goswami, Gaurava Arora and manymore would dazzle the ramp dressed in student ensembles. Also the evening would be a glamourpacked affair with an eclectic mix of celebrities and fashion designers fromthe industry like prominent fashion designers Narendra Kumar Ahmed & Archana Kochhar, Actor Gaurav Chopra, ActressAmrita Raichand and many more.

NIFT, Mumbai ‘The Graduation Day 2012’ – The event willbe held on Sunday 20th May 2012  @ The Lalit Intercontinental, Andhericommencing at

1.    Exhibition – 2pm to 9pm

2.    Seminar – 4.30 to 6.30

3.    Fashion show -7pm onwards