Noida: Enthusiasm, zest and fervour could be seen with vivid embellishment at Noida Film City welcoming fashion and design lovers to one of the extravaganzas of fashion and design at Marwah Studios.
“The international flags and their colours, stalls, decorated passageways are enough to recognise the quality of this fashion festival designed by International Film and Television club in association with AAFT School of Fashion and Design supported by ICMEI-International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry. The third edition of the festival has grown bigger with 750 dresses, 200 designers, 85 models, 8 exhibitions, 9 seminars, 49 nations, 85 rounds in 9 fashion shows”, informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah (President of Asian Education Group).
“What a terrific show, what a showcase, what an presentation. Never seen such an intriguing gala fashion show. These kinds of cultural events carry solidarity into the general population of numerous nations”, said H.E. Michael A.A. Oquaye (High Commissioner of Ghana to India) at the inauguration of third Global Fashion and Design Week Noida 2019.
“I am astounded to take note of that an exceptional presentation of dresses by Azerbaijan are an integral part of this fashion week. It has raised the dimension of our friendship”, included H.E. Ashraf Shikhaliyev (Ambassador of Azerbaijan to India) while lighting the ceremonial lamp.
“I am honoured to be a part of this tremendous fashion and design week. A great deal has been done to project so many nations”, said Dr. Abdelrazeg Abu Jazer (Counsellor Embassy of State of Palestine).
Prestigious designers like Parantap Shekhar, Vikas Kumar, Simran Kaur Malhotra shared their tremendous experience of the industry to who’s who of fashion and design industry present there alongside the design students from all over India and abroad.
Dignitaries released the design directory of passing out students of degree and diploma students of AAFT Fashion and Design School. A coffee table book prepared by Ruchica Bhardwaj was also released.
The occasion was trailed by a stupendous design show of dresses enlivened by the international committees at school. Designers like Pooja Rani exhibited the design range of garments from Poland, Priya Sharma of Serbia, Dipti Tripathi of Azerbaijan, Runita Malhotra from Cyprus, Shivi Agarwal of Slovenia, Divya Gautam of Senegal, Jyoti Ranjan and Keertika Pant of Lebanon, Maithli Oberoi and Simran Suri of Lesotho, Nikhil Kumar from Hungary and Rashika Mushra and Surbhi Khandelwal range of clothes were influenced by Ghana. The festival was arranged under the leadership of Ritu Lal (Festival Director).
Prior an exhibition of group paintings titled ‘Collection’ was inaugurated by the guest of the day. The first day likewise observed the flag off ceremony of cycle ride by Himanshu Kumar, a record holder of Cyclothon proliferating love, peace and unity through art and culture.