19th February 2015 – DLF Emporio, India’s first and finest luxury destination is proud to announce the winners of third edition of DLF Emporio Design Awards 2015. The finale of this year’s renowned hunt in the field of fashion along with a gleaming award ceremony was hosted at DLF Emporio, New Delhi on 18th February 2015.
The DLF Emporio Design Awards honors young, innovative and emerging talent in the field of fashion design. This event further resonates with DLF Emporio’s aim to identify and nurture talent and help them chase their dreams of becoming one of India’s leading designers.
Dinaz Madhukar, Senior Vice President DLF Emporio states, “It gives us immense pleasure to host the 3rd edition of Design awards. We at DLF Emporio are delighted to support talented youth and give them an unprecedented platform to showcase their work and pursue their dreams. We have created a unique and distinguished platform to discover young fresh talent and help them carve a niche for themselves in the world of fashion.”
A discerning jury consisting of stalwarts such as ace designer Suneet Varma, classic fashion designer Anju Modi, renowned TV presenter and top fashion stylist Ambika Anand, style icon and Vogue fashion features director Bandana Tewari and Senior Vice President of DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade, Dinaz Madhukar announced the winners at the ceremony held last evening.
The theme for this edition of DLF Emporio Design Awards is to celebrate India’s Rich Heritage and the incorporation of the Mughal era in today’s fashion, such as the design elements of Jadau, Filigree or Paisley in the accessory, using the Mughal paintings and art in prints or reinventing the Anarkalis.
The 2015 chapter of DLF Emporio Design Awards saw entries from International and Indian colleges. The budding designers are hailed from institutes such as Pearl Fashion Academy, NIFT, Amity University, G.D Goenka School of Fashion, J.D Institute of Fashion, IIFT, Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, Laxmibai College and Raffles Millennium International amongst others.
The winners of ‘Student Designer of the Year 2014-15’ are:
- Apparel Category went to Sonali Srivastava from NIFT, Hyderabad.
- Western Apparel Category went to Mahima Mahajan from New Delhi
- Accessories Category went to Swati Gupta from Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, New Delhi
- Runner up Accessories Category went to Ankur Tyagi, Pearl Academy, Jaipur
The People’s Choice award with more than 8000 likes and shares of the design on our facebook page went to Tanya Bansal from Pearl Academy, Delhi