The Blenders Pride Fashion Tour âThe Showcaseâ ushers in a new era of fashion
The Blenders Pride Fashion Tour “The Showcase” ushers in a new era of fashion
by Filmfare | December 10, 2021, 18:28 IST
Fashion is not just about designs, it’s a pathway of expression of your talent and creativity. What starts with a sketch on a piece of paper transcends into designs that speak volumes and is then presented to the world with style, substance, and individuality.
Seeking out talent that represents all of this and much more has been the biggest focus of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour “The Showcase”, a platform to unearth the best and the most promising talent across the fashion and lifestyle landscape.
The Blenders Pride Fashion Tour “The Showcase” in association with Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), shortlisted 10 teams comprising of 40 talented individuals who were cherry-picked from over a thousand applicants, who proved themselves worthy to compete for the invaluable prize of a long-lasting association with Blenders Pride Fashion Tour and FDCI, a chance to showcase their work in the next edition of the show and a special cash prize. Anyone who has ever wished to pursue a career in fashion knows the value of an association like this.
Urbasi Chowdhury – Digital Content Creator
Proving themselves as the best talent of the season, the victorious team had Pondicherry-based designer Naushad Ali, aspiring model Ishpreet Kaur, photographer Tanay Babbar from Delhi and Mumbai-based lifestyle content creator Urbasi Chowdhury. The de-signed impeccable ensembles, a final fashion film and created a social media campaign on the inclusive theme of My Planet, My Pride. The table hosted industry stalwarts like Sunil Sethi, Chairman of FDCI, Neha Sharma, actor and style icon, avant-garde designer Gaurav Gupta, digital content creator Masoom Minawala, celebrity stylist Shaleena Nathani and celebrity photographer Rahul Jhangiani was left mesmerised by the talent.
Ishpreet Kaur – Model
The winning team had Abraham and Thakore as mentors who showed the newbies the tricks of the trade and proved just how invaluable they are in the industry. It was an amazing opportunity for the students and in fact, every mentor on the panel provided invaluable insights to their students to take on the challenge of My Planet, My Pride. Blenders Pride Fashion Tour truly pulled off a great mentorship panel and such an esteemed panel has been hitherto unseen and unexperienced ever.
The first runner up team included designer Ada Malik (Mumbai), model Kanishka Maheshwari (Bareilly), shutterbug Shreyans Dungarwal (Hyderabad) and content creator Aria Krishnamurti (Hyderabad). The second runner team was composed of designer Sreegokul Viswanath (Kannur), model Aniwarya Pawar (Mumbai), shutterbug Pratim Shankar (Mumbai) and content creator Shriya Kandude (Hyderabad).
Naushad Ali – Designer
Tanay Babbar – Photographer
With the introduction to its deserving winners this year, another successful edition of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour “The Showcase” has concluded. Encouraging sustainability and conscious fashion The Showcase not only gave a valued platform to aspiring talent but also helped them set a strong footing in the world of fashion with a continued association with their legacy.