New Delhi, 13th July, 2016: The fashion awards organized by JD Institute of Fashion Technology celebrated the culture and spirit of fashion in a two-day Fashion Carnival-JD Annual Design Awards 2016.


The Fashion Awards is the new face of JD Annual Design Awards which takes place annually. The event was held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi from 10th July-11th July, 2016.

Day 2 of The Fashion Awards was led by veteran designers like Anju Modi,Rohit Bal , who proved their creative spirit in praiseworthy collections .

Anju Modi was also awarded as the best costume designer for her outstanding work in the movie Bajirao Mastani.

The other awards included the most inspirational Fashion Designer which was given to  Meera and Mujhafar Ali ,Rohit Bal ,as an acknowledgement for promoting Indian fashion world wide,in the space Design – award was given to eminent designer Mr.Manjeet Bullar and Wall Street art promoter Mr.Hanif Kureshi.

From Baseball Jacket to tuxedo to elegant women wear, collection of both Men and Women’s wear was on full display as Delhi celebrated the culture and spirit of Fashion in a two-day Fashion Carnival-JD Annual Design Awards 2016 organized by JD Institute of Fashion Technology.

While receiving the award,Ms.Modi,said,”I just came to know that 80 collections were presented in just these two days and this figure has a long lasting remembrance in my life

because  I designed 80 nauvari saris for Kashibai in Bajirao Mastani.Though the project has drawn to an end, but I firmly believe that the fever of periodic fashion is going to last longer than a runway season. After seeing these collections, the next Gen designers will soon rock the world and I wish all of them all the best.”

The fashion carnival unveiled every aspect of fashion across peopleThe fashion carnival had a display of exhibitions-Interior, Jewellery and Fashion. All the displays and the creativity were done by the students of JD Institute of Fashion technology.

While the day showcased the working arts, the evening took viewers to a nostalgic journey through the Fashion Show with live performances by models as they walked the ramp showcasing the collection designed by the students.

This two day festival of creativity showcased the creations designed by the students of fashion, interior and jewellery designing departments on the theme ‘THE UNTOLD STORY’ highlighting the first thought that comes in the mind and follow that first thought fearlessly and curiously.

Mr. RC Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, said “The Fashion Awards is a platform which provides students unlimited opportunities to stretch their creativity to the maximum and enhance their potential. It’s an opportunity for the students  to work with leading designers and be seen and recruited by leading brands in India and abroad.An example of this is an alumnus of the institute Rocky.S. I am elated to see serious potential and responsibility among my student designers. In all, this will bring in new set of ‘Next Gen Young Designers”.