Mumbai, May 9, 2016: City based famous fashion and design institute B. D. Somani(Institute of Art and Fashion Technology) had organized ‘Silhouttes 2016 : Internationally Desi’ on 8th May, 2016 at Sanmukhananda Auditorium in Sion (E), Mumbai. This is the largest and a very popular Fashion Show being organized by any fashion institute in India.
Top Fashion Industry Personalities like Fashion Guru - Mr. Hemant Trivedi, CMAI Chairman - Mr. Rahul Mehta, Guests of Honour Dr. Ela Dedhia, Ms. Meher Castelino, Ms. Archana Kochhar, Mr. Amit Goyal, Mr. Dipesh Shah, Mr. Rajesh Masand, Mr. Naren Mukhi and were present at the show. Also, top Fashion Models (Female and Male) many of whom were Miss India Finalists and who are regular faces in Fashions shows such as Lakme Fashion Week and other high profile Fashion shows alike put the ramp on fire with their style and looks.
Significantly, it was the 1st time that a Business Icon, Mr. Viral S. Desai CEO of Zenitex, Surat, Gujarat, walked the ramp as a Celebrity Show Stopper for Designer Shilpa Chaurasiya. Shilpa Chaurasiya displayed garments known as Bandhani and Bandhej which are known as Heritage and Pride of Gujarat and are considered as a Lucky Charm amongst Wedding Apparels. These clothing line will be manufactured in Rural Gujarat, where the original artists dwell. This will uplift the standard of their living, thus following the approach of sustainability. This was a unique occasion when a Business Icon was made the Brand Ambassador to pass on the goodwill message of Sustainability, Energy Conservation, Environmental Protection and Community Welfare initiatives of Cancer Check-up Camps and other Social Responsibility initiatives. B. D. Somani is an institute which has always been instrumental in spreading the message for sustainability, energy conservation, environmental protection and social services.
Alongside Mr. Viral Desai, as show stoppers, other designers had actors like Husain Kuwajerwala and Hrishita Bhatt. In the past even John Abraham and Vicky Donor fame Ayushman Khurana have walked this show.
B. D. Somani’s “Silhoutte 2016 – Internationally Desi” Fashion Show
May 8th, 2016 (Sunday)
Sanmukhananda Auditorium, Sion (E), MUMBAI.