Sunday, August 11, 2013

International Woolmark Regional Prize- India & Middle East 2013-2014

The Woolmark Regional Winner Event.

Held at The Leela Kempinski  , July 25, 2013, New Delhi. Season 2 . 


You read about last season Here.


Rekindling the love for fashion & exhibiting the indulgence with wool.
The contestants from India & Middle east region showcased their unique outfits .The show was as anticipated ,sleek with modern designs. Definitely enjoyed this delightful spread as a Fashion Blogger.


Rahul Mishra was awarded for the stunning wool outfit which displayed progressive graphic hand embroidery with merino wool yarn on merino wool jacket dress.

Judging panel comprised of local and International industry experts including:
Peter Ackroyd – President, International Wool Trade organisation,
Imran Amed - Founder, The Business of Fashion,
Martin Grant - Designer,
Simon Lock - CEO of The Lock Group,
Manish Arora – Designer and
Sunil Sethi, President of FDCI, selected the winner.

Chosen amongst the 10 most promising talents coming from India and the Middle East, the winner gains a financial contribution of $50,000 AUD, & the opportunity to compete in the International competition, representing India and the Middle East at the grand final event, taking place in Milan in February 2014. 

 Detour Event Pictures  : 

Sharing success moments with his wife Divya

Adjudged ten outfits across the region.

Hall of Fame. Awarded by Imran of BOF.

Model in the stunning ivory winning creation

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 wool’s eco credentials. It is Woolmark’s 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 world’s finest designers.
The award is supported internationally by key fashion councils including the Council of Fashion Designers America, British Fashion Council, Chambre Syndicale De La Couture, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid and Premsela Foundation.

The regional judging panels have included esteemed industry representatives such as
Alexandra Shulman - Editor-in-Chief Vogue UK,
Tim Blanks - Editor at Large,
Alber Elbaz - Artistic Director Lanvin,
Angelica Cheung - Vogue China editor-in-chief & designers included Narciso Rodriguez, Richard Nicholl and Giles Deacon.

 All the Best to the Winner who is gunning for Milan Finale. 

Till Next which would be outfit from the event,stay Fashionable .




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