The New Delhi based Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) conducted female model auditions after a nation-wide hunt for the upcoming Amazon India Fashion Week, spring-summer 2016, to be held from October 7-11, in the capital. The upcoming edition of Asia’s biggest fashion and trade event will be held at the NSIC Grounds, which boasts of a state-of the-art exhibition ground.
An eminent jury comprising veteran designers Ashish Soni, Rohit Gandhi Paras Bairoliya and Amit Aggarwal, ace choreographers Aparna Bahl and Vidyun Singh and VP Fashion-NDTV Lifestyle, Ambika Anand announced 11 new faces as shortlisted models for AIFW SS’16. The models were evaluated on poise, self-confidence, attitude,elegance and a winning personality.
Mr Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI said, “It has been an exceptionally good season for us, with more than 100 greenhorns auditioning for the Amazon India Fashion Week spring-summer 2016. The FDCI has set a new benchmark for selection with 11 future ramp-scorchers cherry-picked by an eminent jury, who are all set for the runway presentations. This has made our online campaign #GetNoticed truly successful.”
A non-profit organisation, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), is the apex body of fashion design in India, represented by over 350 members. Founded on the premise of promoting, nurturing and representing the best of fashion and design talent in the country; its prime objective is to propagate the business of fashion.
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