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Mridu Bala A Welknown Fashion Designer & Fashion Show Organizer

Showbiz business is one of the toughest industries to work on, when it comes to the competition there is nothing like it. People often get awestruck with the glitter and glamour of the fashion world. However, no one knows what goes behind the making of a star. Today, we are going to talk about Mridu Bala, who has made a name for herself with sheer grit and talent. Back in 2004, Mridu Bala decided to pursue her dreams of becoming a fashion designer. She started her fashion career with a beauty expo showcasing bridal dress wear. She always wanted to make her name in the fashion industry. She used to dream about this since her childhood. However, it was 2014 when she got herself ready to enter the industry. After all, she wanted to help society by giving people a good job and making young girls empowered along the way. On being asked about her inspiration, Mridu Bala also known as Mridu  Rai considers her husband CA Ajay Rai first inspiration followed by top names in the Indian fashion industry like Manish Malhotra, Shaymal Bhumika, and Md. Amin to name a few. Above all, her parents, Niranjan Singh (Guru ji), brothers Akashy Kaledy Okshravan ( Shravan Patil ), and Giri G (Akashy Giri) are people, who have stood by her through thick and thin. Mridu Bala intends to start her manufacturing unit as well as her showroom. She also wishes to do all the fashion show with her brand. As of now, she has done several fashion shows and got lots of appreciation from the fans as well as top names in the industry. Few celebrities like Mahima Chaudhari, Arshifa Khan, Lucky dancer Akshay Giri, and makeup artist Amit Dhuria and Chitrlekha Sen have taken part in her shows.    In such a short span, Mridu has made a...

Vartika Singh And Manav Chhabra Walk The Ramp For Designer Kshitij Choudhary

Renowned Fashion Designer Kshitij Choudhary launched his new collection called ‘Izmir’at the Bombay Times Fashion Week 2019. Miss Diva Universe Vartika Singh and social media sensation Manav Chhabra shahsyed down the ramp looking absolutely stunning in shades of lavender and grey. Inspired by the Turkish carpet design techniques, ‘Izmir’ encompasses the true essence of the colourful and festive celebratory season. The designs have a perfect mix of beautiful and complex patterns and rich naturally-dyed colors. The collection has a heavy use of  darker hues, applique, tonal embellishments with fusion silhouettes. Regal and floor lenth anarkalis, voluminous sleeve cuts with embroidered jackets, and palazzos with jackets/crop tops is everything “Izmir” has to offer. Kshitij Choudhary, speaking about the collection said, “Izmir is all about celebratory and festive patterns. The fabric used is soft and the embroideries add the much needed drama to the outfits. I’ve always been a fan of prints and hence you’ll see an inspiration drawn from Turkish carpet prints in the collection.” Vartika Singh said, “I feel beautiful in this outfit by Kshitij Choudhary which perfectly fits my body type and the fabric feels so soft and light. I am in love with the colour palettes he has used for Izmir and with festivities around the corner, I’m definitely hoarding on his collection.”     Manav Chhabra who walked the ramp for the first ever time said, “Firstly i am so grateful to have got this opportunity to walk down the ramp with such an experienced team of professional models. When Kshitij approached me, i instantly said a yes because I’ve seen his collection before and I couldn’t believe I’d get to wear one and walk the ramp representing his label. I’m taking this outfit back home to celebrate Diwali with family.” The label ‘Kshitij Choudhary’ was officially launched in Jan’2014 with a flagship store. The house...

Vartika Singh And Manav Chhabra Walk The Ramp For Designer Kshitij Choudhary

Renowned Fashion Designer Kshitij Choudhary launched his new collection called ‘Izmir’at the Bombay Times Fashion Week 2019. Miss Diva Universe Vartika Singh and social media sensation Manav Chhabra shahsyed down the ramp looking absolutely stunning in shades of lavender and grey. Inspired by the Turkish carpet design techniques, ‘Izmir’ encompasses the true essence of the colourful and festive celebratory season. The designs have a perfect mix of beautiful and complex patterns and rich naturally-dyed colors. The collection has a heavy use of  darker hues, applique, tonal embellishments with fusion silhouettes. Regal and floor lenth anarkalis, voluminous sleeve cuts with embroidered jackets, and palazzos with jackets/crop tops is everything “Izmir” has to offer. Kshitij Choudhary, speaking about the collection said, “Izmir is all about celebratory and festive patterns. The fabric used is soft and the embroideries add the much needed drama to the outfits. I’ve always been a fan of prints and hence you’ll see an inspiration drawn from Turkish carpet prints in the collection.” Vartika Singh said, “I feel beautiful in this outfit by Kshitij Choudhary which perfectly fits my body type and the fabric feels so soft and light. I am in love with the colour palettes he has used for Izmir and with festivities around the corner, I’m definitely hoarding on his collection.”     Manav Chhabra who walked the ramp for the first ever time said, “Firstly i am so grateful to have got this opportunity to walk down the ramp with such an experienced team of professional models. When Kshitij approached me, i instantly said a yes because I’ve seen his collection before and I couldn’t believe I’d get to wear one and walk the ramp representing his label. I’m taking this outfit back home to celebrate Diwali with family.” The label ‘Kshitij Choudhary’ was officially launched in Jan’2014 with a flagship store. The house...

A Fashionably Forward Extravaganza! Designer Students Of INIFD Borivali Showcase Their Designs At Layer’M 2019

Mumbai’s biggest fashion and creative institute INIFD Borivali showcased designs by their Designer Students in the first edition of their fashion show calledLayer’M 2019. The fashion extravaganza saw esteemed dignitaries from the world of fashion and design such as Mr. Ashley Rebello, Mr. Kawaljeet Singh, Mr. Salim Asgarally, Mr. Ken Ferns, Mrs. Bhamini Subramanyam, Dr. Vaibhavi Ranavade, Ms.Manjula Jagatramka and many others,attend the event. Layer of a fabric has always been an inseparable part of human life in all the Civilizations all over the world. The journey of layering starts straight from the birth up to the end of human life. Hence, fashion, being the culmination of various creative layers, has become a vibrant phenomenon in our lifestyle. The theme for Layer’M 2019 is Aurora – Northern Lights. Aurora also known as polar lights or northern lights is a natural display of lights seen in higher latitudes created due to charged particles combined by solar winds. The beautifully lit display of colours is chosenas the theme for the year to illustrate different layers and shades of colours thatthe event brings for the audience. The collection was showcased in three different shows – Kids collection, Adult collection and the finale show featured the Best of INIFD Borivali.     Show 1 – Kids Collection – Seven collections for kids was showcased in this show. Round 1 was the high end sportswear by designers Jagriti Gehlot,Raina Shah, Riddhi Savla, Raieya Noor andSony Singh. Round 2 drove an inspiration from land of fairies by designersSameeksha Poojari, Dhanvi Solanki, Jagriti Gehlot, Drashti Jasani, Janvi Shah, Dhwanil Vora, Jinesh Tailor and Hinal Shah. Collection in Round 3 was party wear by designers JYOTI Sihag and SARITHA VEERABOHINA. Round 4 was called Ziddi Tribes by designer Khushboo Saboo. This funky casual wear for kids is inspired from the super magical unicorns. This highly energetic designs are created in those pinks blues and tinch of yellows. The print used in the collection is customized by the designer herself. This collection was presented in associated with NGO kids. Dongri to...

Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya Turns Show Stopper For Victor Robinson’s Collection at BT Fashion Week’19

Well known Fashion Designer, Victor Robinson  displayed his sizzling spring collection during the Bombay Times Fashion Week 2019 at St. Regis. The show was opened by actress Ridhima Pandit and the Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actress, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya graced the occasion as the show stopper. Talking about his collection, Victor says, “My collection is called hues turely. It has a lot of vibrant colors that looks youthful and eye warming.”    Robinson expresses on his association with Ridhima as well as Divyanka, “Riddima is a good friend. I asked her to open my show and she happily agreed to it. I am thankful to her.” “Divyanka is very important person in my life, she is like a family to me. She helped me to grow. I have no words to thank her. Being so busy in her schedule as she is doing 3 shows back to back, yet she took time for me. I am so greatful that she is always there for me,” adds Victor. Well, definitely the TV beauties looked prettier and merrier in Victor’s sexy summer...

Fashion Designer Arpita Mehta Collaborates With Gehna Jewellers

Mumbai, 14th March’19: Exclusive preview held at Gehna Jewellers for the launch of their collaborative collection with fashion designer, Arpita Mehta. The guests in attendance seen at the event were Anaita Shroff Adajania, Antara Motiwala, Kintu Bajaj, Ekta Rajani, Aastha Sharma and Shehla Khan to name a few. Gehna Jewellers holds a legacy of skilled and unmatched craftsmanship with extraordinary finishing for the past 32 years. While fashion designer, Arpita Mehta serves as a new-age force of nature in the fashion industry, as visible over the past decade. Together, the two names have come together for a creative meeting of the minds, leading to a one-of-a-kind collaboration. Being an ardent lover of jewellery, Arpita has always wanted to diversify and channel her creative juices into designing fine jewellery pieces. Gehna Jewellers believed in collaborating with someone who belonged to the same school of sartorial thought, making Arpita an obvious choice.   The result is an exquisite collection of 26 fine jewellery pieces with the designer’s all-time favorite gemstone, the sparkling emerald. The emerald stones create depth in the pieces, adding instant aesthetic value. The entire collection is centered around this sparkling gemstone, ranging from minimalist dainty pieces to voluminous festive favorites, with polki elements balancing out the designs. This collection is designed for the new-age woman who demands high quality of all that she adorns, and seeks functionality with fashion. A woman who is elegant, natural, always at ease and has an individualistic sense of style. It does not matter if it’s a red carpet night or a casual day around town; this diva prefers the everlasting glow that comes with precious stones and crafted metal. The USP of this collection is the dazzling emerald that fires up the designs. The distinct fluidity of the designs embodies a timeless, understated and elegant spirit. The aesthetic of the new collection...

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