Monday, 21 May 2018

21ST Anukama Fashion Show of NIIFT Mohali Held

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 21st May:- The occasion was ‘Anukama 2018’, the annual design collection show of Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) Mohali. The Chief Guest Mr. Sunder Sham Arora Industries and Commerce Minister, Punjab has graced the occasion with  Special Guest Rakesh Kumar Verma, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Punjab and Chairman NIIFT and  D P S Kharbanda, DG, NIIFT .  Famous models of national repute took the stage by storm this evening to showcase the 52 hands-on beautiful collections created by the graduating fashion design students. NIIFT is ranked 9th amongst the top 10 fashion design colleges of the country and also has been declared as a centre of excellence for apparel and textile in the new industrial policy of the state government.
The highlight of Anukama ,18 came when  a collection named 'Zari Misl' inspired by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh's book on The Battle of Saragarhi -- 'The 36th Sikhs in the Tirah Campaign 1897-98' was presented by the designer Simranjit Kaur. Sneha has created a collection named 'In the Name of Love' a tale of acid attack survivors. In fact an acid attack victim Ritu Saini also walked the ramp in an attire from Sneha's collection. Rajeshwari created a collection to bring upfront the violence against women & child sexual assault, this she achieved by  applying social messages on garments, a little girl Rabia also walked the ramp in the memory of Asifa. Guneet's 'Pastel Rush' inspired from filigree, an ornamental art work done with silver and golden wires was also presented. Dollsy showcased her collection 'Gulzar' created using the quilling technique & with motifs taken form Mughal monuments specially the Taj Mahal. 'Tree of Life' by Nitika Ghavri , 'Adishakti' by Maya, Alisha Gulati's 'Zeenat Begum' which was a Mughal Collection, Terracotta was the very new concept that used to enhance the surface.
Sunder Sham Arora, also gave away the awards to the promising students. A total of 16 awards were given to the deserving students on the basis of their performance. The awards are as follows: The Best Design Collection award went to  Priyang, Best Garment Construction was bagged by Anjali,   Best Commercial Collection was shared by  Alisha and Kanika Chugh. The Most Creative Collection went to Simranjit Kaur.   Best Concept was earned by Rajeshewari and Sneha.  Most Innovative Pattern making was shared by Jaswiner and Kirti.      Best Surface Ornamentation was shared by  Dollsy and Trisha. Best use of Craft in  Design was shared by  Komal Bhatia and Shailey. Best use of Art in Design was shared by Arpita and Priyanjali while the Best Design Vision (a jury special award) went to Mehakpreet. Certificates of merit were given to Nikita Ghawri, Sakshi, Sejal, Guneet, Lehar, Manya, Nancy, shruti, Parul & Khanak.
Sunder Sham Arora, Industries & Commerce Minister, Punjab , said that NIIFT has done Punjab proud. The students who pass out from here act as brand ambassadors for Punjab when they make a mark in their chosen jobs or by creating start ups not just in Punjab, but other parts of the country.
Rakesh Kumar Verma, Chairman, NIIFT said that the mission of NIIFT is to educate and mentor students interested in a career in fashion by imparting skill based training which is in tune with Industry requirements. This is where NIIFT plays a vital role in shaping the students' into talented designers.
D P S Kharbanda, DG, NIIFT said that students used the platform of Anukama 18 to present their signature style. They put in their best of work which could be seen in the collections presented.
These students were guided by their Mentors- Dr. Poonam Aggarwal, Dr. Simrita Singh, Deepti Sharma, Gobiend Rai and Navdeep Kaur. An eminent jury made up of Fashion, Apparel and Textile Experts evaluated the designer collections.
Dr Simrita Singh, Coordinator, Anukama 2018 & HOD, Fashion design department said that we feel proud that 15 of our students walked the ramp alongside professional fashion week models. In fact NIIFT student Khushboo Rawat who is  Miss India Khadi 2017 was the show stopper.
30 female and male models walked the ramp adding the glam quotient to the students’ creations.  

Silverline Launches Fresh Trends in Bridal Makeovers

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 21st May:- Trends & rules of fashion change even before you adopt them and make them part of your beauty routine, bridal fashion trends have also gone major overhaul this season and  Purnima Goyal, makeover expert is all set to abreast you with changing trends and keeping in mind taste preferences and changing aspirations of modern age brides she has unveiled trend setting  bridal trends and look book  that will remain vougish in the wedding season this year. 
Being innovative and experimental is the key for bridal trends in forthcoming wedding season as brides would no longer be confined to traditional mold of makeovers and looks. Fresh trends are set to pave way looks that are more subtle yet dramatic. Taste preferences of the brides are changing and they are willing to get adventurous and innovative with their bridal looks and follow ideas that remain out of box. Silverine spa and salon hosted a glittery wedding soiree that had glamorous models showcasing stunning wedding looks, from makeup, wedding ensemble, styling and hairdo different styles were showcased during bridal makeover preview and soiree  saw outdoor and destination wedding trends in makovers, Evolving aspirations and preferences of young and empowered women emerged in a way of beautiful looks that were edgy and exquisite and made royal style statement. Going bold and blingy on weddings were replaced by going glamorous and chic, inspiration was drawn from looks that remained timeless and dramatic and in line with fashion preference of women gen xx and empowered women.
Purnima Goyal, Makeover expert, Silverine spa & Salon said that we are happy to receive overwhelming response for the makeover showcasing we did. Different Looks were created for wedding season that can be adorned by bride, her sister, mother or friends for wedding day and occasions related to weddings. She said further that we have also launched new line of bridal makeovers where Pastel colours are to be lived in year 2019 too and add pure elegance to your looks. Subtlety goes a long way this year for wedding look, lighter hues in with bold statement eyes will add magic to the appearance and strike a perfect balance. Purnima Goyal said that for bridal hair dos year 2018 will see brides being far more adventurous and trying new styles  of braids and buns, side braid, french braid, tail braid , cross braid, waterfall braid will be adorned with flowers and sparkle  accessories, use of braids done up with fresh flowers will remain in vogue. Traditional hairs styles will undergo many variations with touch of French finesse. No wedding is complete without flowers, so why not incorporate these pretty trinkets in your bridal hairstyles too. Buns & Updos with statement teeka will fascinate brides and make elegant bridal statement. Bridal make up this year will see shift from soft defining eye make up to experimenting with creative eye makeup , soft eye brows will make way for sharp yet soft in structure and easy to maintain, Intense HD brow treatments will be forgotten as natural grooming will take their place Smoky.

SPCA’s organizes Awareness cum Educational Drive with St. Stephen’s

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Chandigarh 21st May:- SPCA Chandigarh organized awareness cum educational drive with St. Stephens Chandigarh to sensitize young children of class 10th standard on animal behavior and current human-animal conflicts so they are able to tackle them better.
SPCA’s Chandigarh workshop also educated the students about animal rights i.e The Prevention of Cruelty Act 1960 and gave them necessary training of how to respond in any kind of emergency situation that relates to an injured or sick animal.
Students assisted SPCA volunteers and workers with the routine cleaning and treatment activity as a part of their assignment. They were also given a suitable project to teach them about laws safeguarding animal welfare. The students were told about the importance of Animal Birth Control and Rabies prevention. They were guided by volunteers and veterinary officer Dr Baljeet on operations of SPCA Chandigarh.
A brief session was given to the workers of SPCA Chandigarh on sensitization which covered humane animal handling, cleanliness and feeding of both small and large animals. SPCA Chandigarh had previously organized such educational events and plans to hold more such events in future.

Mercedes-Benz Introduces New Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe ‘OrangeArt’ and SLC 43 ‘RedArt’ Editions

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Pune 21st May:- Pursuing its customer-centric approach and fulfilling its commitment of providing exclusivity to its patrons, the country’s largest luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz India today introduced the Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe ‘OrangeArt’ Edition and the SLC 43 ‘RedArt’ Edition. Available in limited numbers, these exclusive Mercedes-AMG models are distinguished by expressive highlights that complement their sportiness. The ‘OrangeArt’ and ‘RedArt’ limited editions of the sporty Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe and the SLC 43 models were introduced by Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India for the Indian market.
Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said that we have an exciting range of products in our global portfolio which we present to our Indian customers on a regular basis. We are delighted to introduce the highly distinctive, limited edition versions of two very special cars from the Mercedes-AMG line-up the GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe ‘OrangeArt’ and the SLC 43 ‘RedArt’. These exclusive models come with additional flair and their dynamic styling is now accentuated by tasteful touches of flamboyance. The AMG brand signifies not just thoroughbred, motorsport-derived performance, but true exclusivity as well. With these limited edition models, we are heightening the sporty aspect of Mercedes-AMG and are confident that fans of the brand in India will be excited with these new offerings. We will continue to boost our AMG portfolio and enhance the brand promise of ‘driving performance’ even more in this market.

World Icon Awards to be Held in Bangkok

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Chandigarh 21st May:- The World icon awards-2018 will be held in Bangkok this time on June, 09, 2018. The awards are given to those who have made remarkable contribution in a particular field i.e. Politician, Artist, Industrialist, Journalist, Social Worker and educationist and their name will be remembered of their contribution. This information was given by Dushyant Partap Singh, Director M4U.
Dushyant Partap Singh said that like every year this time also World icon awards have jury, who will be deciding the final list of the nominated people. This award showcases various achievers helping people to know how a journey of success and saga of development is scripted.
Dushyant Pratap Singh said that we honored 30 personalities in this award. He said that list of the nominees released only after finalizing the list.
Ram Puri from Jagadguru kripalu parishad said that this programme will inspire us to do more positive work for the social sector and nation.