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THE VEILED LADY–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “If, I make a fool of myself, who cares? I’m not frightened by anyone’s perception of me.” ---- ANGELINA JOLIE ---- Designers Joel Jacob Mathew and Rashida Janise C P’s collection, The Veiled Lady, is a line of luxury resort wear collection, for the modern voyager and has been inspired by Dictyophora, a bamboo fungus. The collection

THE UNTOLD–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “The principle of the design – the harmony, rhythm and balance are all the same.” ---- VENUS WILLIAMS ---- Designers Deepak Pavithran and Deva Durga D Thankan’s collection, The Untold has been inspired by the mystic knot, a Chinese decorative knot. The designs have been influenced by the interlocking and repeated patterns of the knot and the collection

THE FLAPPERS –JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress. Dress impeccably and they remember the person.” ---- COCO CHANEL ---- Designer Afnan’s collection, The Flappers is a line of party inspired by the modern women during the Jazz Age of the 1920s who were strong willed, bold and confident. Flappers, means a young bird who is trying its

Tetra Fish–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.” ---- MARTHA GRAHAM ---- Designers Nithin Prathap Chacko and Mirshana K. U.’s collection, Tetra Fish was inspired by Neon Tetra Fish and is a line of costumes created for dancers to achieve litheness in their movements with the right fit and fabric. The Neon Tetra is a

TEHOMEDRA–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 Fashion Design “Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.” ---- ANI DI FRANCO ---- Designers Meera Siby and Rejna Ninan’s collection, Tehomedra means power of mother and is a line of occasional maternity wear which is inspired from Calendula, Indian Marigold. It is known to possess healing, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral properties. Marigold is also called Mary’s Gold and her role as the

SCHASTAY –JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “To be modern is not a fashion, it is a state. It is necessary to understand history, and he who understands history knows how to find continuity between that which was, that which is and that which will be.” ---- LE CORBUSIER ---- Designers Anju Salim and Ann Maria Jose’s collection, “Schastay” means happiness and is a

QUINTESSENTIAL ALLURE–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “Always have fun with fashion, dress to entertain yourself.” ---- BETSEY JOHNSON ---- Designers Joseph Laibin P. and Aswathy V. V.’s collection, Quintessential Allure has been inspired by Barbie Doll. The collection lays emphasis on exaggerated bow placements which was inspired from Holiday Barbie 2009. The trend of oversized bows was set to rule during Spring 2019.

QUAINTRELLE VIRAGO–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “Androgyny is not trying to manage the relationship between the opposites; it is simply flowing between them.” ---- Dr. June Singer ---- Designers Nisha S and Shemi Mol’s collection, Quaintrelle Virago was inspired by Razia Sultan, the first woman ruler of the Delhi Sultanate. In this era of gender indiscrimination, Razia Sultan is a befitting example, who

NIRVITHARKA–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “Fashion started with the draping technique.” ---- ANONYMOUS ---- Designers Vishnu S and Sree Rakhi A. S.’s collection Nirvitharka means unchangeable and is a low cost experimental women’s occasion wear. It was was inspired by the simplicity and draping method of the attire worn by the Ancient Hindu Saints. Draping is ideally used by the designers, directly on the

NACKTHEIT KUBISMUS–JD Annual Design Awards 2019 | Fashion Design “If you really want to rethink how you make a piece of clothing, imagine growing a dress in a vat of liquid with bacteria. Unlike any traditional textile process this is closer to brewing beer or growing food.” ---- SUZANNE LEE ---- Designer Merlin Abraham’s collection, Nacktheit Kubismus in German stands for nudity in cubism and was

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