WLCI India presents the Designers of Tomorrow

In yet another sparkling event, the graduating batch of the WLCI Creative School celebrated the culmination of their journey and announced the beginning of their professional life. The day-long event, organized at the Dublin Square, Phoenix Market City, Kurla, Mumbai presented the promising designers of tomorrow to the elite audience from the fashion world. A design exhibition aptly titled ‘INFINITE POSSIBILITIES 2015’ followed by a glamorous fashion show, ‘CHIMERA 2015’ by the designers of tomorrow. 

The eminent jury for ‘Chimera 2015’ comprised of renowned Jewelry designer Farhana Vohra, Bridal wear designer Asif Merchant, Deepikaa Lodha: the designer and owner of the brand bEETROOT, Aparna Bangia- design Consultant & Artist, Asad Fakih- Veteran Fashion Industry, NASEEM Creations, Ana Singh- renowned designer. Jury for ‘INFINITE POSSIBILITIES 2015’ comprised of well-known art curator Varsha Karale, renowned photographer Shirish Karale and VijayRaj Bodhankar who is a well known artist.

 The event witnessed the presence of special guests, Suchi Kumar-Actor, Dilshad Ahmed-Producer, Riddhi & Siddhi-Owner at Mapxencar, Baljeet Olhan-Editor at La Mode, Lynn Dees- Editor at Racing World, Nirmal Sandhu- Actor The Design exhibition “Infinite Possibilities-The Sustainable Statement” had been curated on corrugated boxes as a special initiative. The statement challenged the traditional approach and was dedicated to encourage and implement sustainable alternatives. The exhibition was conceptualised by Mrs. Deepti Baveja, National Academic Head for WLCI School of Advertising and Graphic Design. 

Fashion took over the spotlight and style took the centre stage as 14 young designers of WLCI School of Fashion showcased their signature collections. Chimera is the annual celebration of creativity of the students and applauds their entry into the professional world as young fashion designers, stylists, fashion merchandisers, illustrators, in fact, in all areas of the apparel industry. 

The vivacious ramp show had been choreographed by Shakir Shiekh. Gracing the ramp adorned in the debutant collection of the budding designers were models like Deepti Gujaral, Candice Pinto, Reha Sukheja, Pooja Bhamrah, Pooja Vaidya Sheela Tiruchi, Namratha Gujaran , Reena Barot, Jaspal K, Monica T and Prateek Baidu. Hugo D’Souza's voice as anchor added to the zeal of the evening. 

Speaking about the event, Mr. Vinay Pasricha, Chairman of WLCI said, “After looking at the collection I can proudly say that the hard work and diligence of the Creative School has ensured another batch of high quality professionals. The work of our budding designers that has been showcased tonight is at par with the industry standards. The quality of the advertising and graphic design exhibition speaks for itself and we believe that our students will continue to be recognized for their excellence in the industry.” 

Complimenting the student’s work, Ms. Anamika Verma, Head of WLCI Creative School added – “I can proudly state that tonight our students have matured into thinking designers and are ready to carve their niche in the professional sphere. This collection harmonizes all the core elements: Skill, Technique, Knowledge, and Thought. This represents the evolution of our students into professional designers.”

 About WLCI: WLCI was established in the year 1996 with the prime objective of bridging the gap between education and employment that is faced by most Indian students. Over the last 18 years, we have been continuously evolving our curriculum aligning it with the needs of the Industry where you will be hired. Today, WLCI has acquired the distinct reputation for its unique training strategy that aims to transform ‘Learners’ into ‘Achievers’. Every year, thousands of young people choose WLCI as the stepping-stone to a successful career.

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