The Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD), based in Mumbai, and the London School of Trends (LST) featured emerging Indian student designers for the fourth season at Vibrant India during New York Fashion Week on February 7, 2020.
The INIFD, established in 1999, provides courses in fashion and interior design and prides itsself on “pioneering creativity” according to the institutions website. Among the courses it offers is “Learn from Manish Malhotra” an online portal offering 52 weeks of learning form the experiences and insights of the famous Indian fashion designer.
Based on the themes — No Place for Waste, Real Champions of India, and Avant-Garde — the show amalgamated rich Indian textiles and techniques with international cuts and designs, a press release from INIFD said.
“Students created collections that reflect thought-provoking construction and aesthetic with New York sensibility,” said the organizers. Models sashayed on the ramp displaying fall and winter trends
“Vibrant India speaks to the movement, weaves, draping, and all that is unique about Indian textiles,” the press release said.
According to INIFD, it is the first fashion institute in the world to have showcased their students’ collection at two major fashion capitals of the world, New York for the 4th Season and London for the 7th season, plus at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai for 25 consecutive seasons.