Global Institute of Fashion Technology Kolkata also known as GIFT presented their 13th Annual Graduation fashion show-“Explodia -13” at Royal Banquet Hall in City Centre1, Salt Lake. Explodia -13 was a glamorous and eventful fashion competition in which the students showcased their creativity and passion for fashion designing. The judges of this show were Tollywood actor Rudranil Ghosh, Miss Chandrani Singh Flora (A well renowned designer who has showcased her work in the Wills Fashion week), Miss Sejal Kanoi (a young designer who designs luxury couture line for women, men) and MR. J. N. Vohra (honorable Secretary General of NIMA-PTU University).
“Explodia – 2013” endeavors to represent the fashion conscious with the latest and diverse fashion trends. Being a one of a kind show it proposes unique assistance for the students, designers and fashion industries. The best talents from the institute get to exhibit their work to the professional fashion fraternity which includes home based retail brands, fashion houses etc. This will provide an atmosphere which promises to be a predecessor that would bring about a new revolution in the fashion industry and it also provides an opportunity for all those associated with the professional fashion fraternity.
The Fashion Show had eighteen themes which include – Baby’s Day Out – (Children Party Wear Garments), Fairy Tales- (Theme based on Fairy tale Characters), Gothic-(Based on gothic films and stories this is an evil dark romantic inspiration), Greek Goddess- (inspired from the 5 Greek goddess of war and love), After Shock- (Avante garde creation with non- commercial creative look inspired from the after effects of Earthquake) and many more.
The show highlighted the best creative couture collection, best prêt-a- porter collection, best commercial collection with accessories and props to match with the garments and dynamic and international standard high class models like Madhvilata, Ishika, Subhomita and many others.
The Winners of this competition are Best Commercial- Fairy Tales, Best Creative – Gothic, Internal Jury – tie between two themes Greek Goddess & Shahnai, Best Promising Line – After Shock, Best Overall theme Presentation – Potochitra.