Friday, July 20, 2012

Indian International woolmark prize in association with Vogue and Kimaya

The WOOLMARK Prize Event:

Held at The Leela Kempinski  ,19 July 2012, New Delhi.

It was an affair with the Glitz and Glamour of the Fashion World that brought the iconic figures under one roof & the papparazi to announce the Indian Winner for coveted International Woolmark Prize . It was exhilarating to be a part of the event to say the least .

Here are the details : 

Ten of the most talented Indian designers vied for the award including:

 Aneeth Arora

Arjun Saluja


Gaurav Gupta

Rahul Mishra

Rimzim Dadu

Ritesh Kumar

Samant Chauhan

Zubair Kirmani

Pankaj and Nidhi was selected as the winner by iconic industry figures :

Priya Tanna, Editor-in-Chief – Vogue India.

Pradeep Hirani, CMD – Kimaya Fashion Private Limited.

Simon P Lock, Founder of Australian Fashion Week.

Sunil Sethi, President – Fashion Design Council of India.

Detour Event Pictures  : 

The Intriguing Q&A round of the Best 3 Selected

The Glued Audience

The winners of International Woolmark Prize - Pankaj and Nidhi with their Creation

International Jury Panel - (L-R) Sunil Sethi, Priya Tanna, Pradeep Hirani and Simon P. Lock


Rohit Bal with the Winners


Gauri, Nainika with Suneet Verma

And what it would be w/o some Posing .Thanks to Shaily & Vogue Photographer for this one

As they Say Blogger's love to Pose .& btw see that cute Woolmark Heart Brooch

The Unique Fashionistas ,Like minds .

  Whee ...The Memoirs would be there Forever .

About the International Woolmark Prize:

The International Woolmark Prize crosses borders and cultures by seeking outstanding and emerging talent from around the world, aligning the support of emerging designers with the evolution of emerging countries. It is an award for the next generation, shifting the focus from glamour to true talent as a way to highlight wools eco credentials. It is Woolmarks social commitment, a sharing of resources to support local artisans.

In keeping with a long tradition of supporting individual excellence in design, the International Woolmark Prize aims to highlight the beauty of the Merino wool fibre at the hands of the worlds finest designers.

The award has been supported internationally by key fashion councils including the Council of Fashion Designers America, British Fashion Council, Fashion Design Council of India, Chambre Syndicale De La Couture, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid and Premsela Foundation.

All the Best to the Winners who would be competing in the LFW Soon- I Heard  .

Till Then stay Fashionable .




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