Vogue Honours, the unique fashion design contest by VOGUE India is an excellent initiative that introduces and promotes promising young talent in fashion design. Archana Vijayakumar, a student of JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore is one of the winners of this prestigious award.
The collection draws its inspiration from the world of numbers, “GANITHA” which means mathematics. The concept of the collection refers to the idea of “ANANT” which means “INFINITY”. Anant means ‘endless’, ‘limitless’, ‘continuous’, ’eternal’.
Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals. Built by the colonies of tiny animals found in marine waters, the collection captures the raw beauty of the reefs in the form of textures, vibrant colors and embellishments.
The minute you look at playing cards, you observe how symmetrical and structured they are. There are four different categories in a set of cards: Jack, King, Queen, and Ace. Through these 4 different categories, the collection aims to project four different seasons and how clothes vary in different seasons. The inspiration for this collection is the structured look of the elements in the cards, replication of images upside down, embellished looks of face cards and geometrical prints of the elements.
The Avengers, is a popular American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The characters of the movie are identified by their individual traits and commanding skills and the same is captured in the collection through its unique garment story. For the designers of this collection , the elements of advance science is inspiring and goes beyond the idea of imagination, and that gave them a solid reason to chose Avengers as a subject.