Out-of-the-box fashion

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Out-of-the-box fashion

Gone are the days when fashion apparel could only be made from conventional resources like fabric and leather.

Now one can observe a whole new range of non-traditional materials that can lead to making of glamorous, beautiful yet wearable garments prepared by items like plastic, paper, jute, rubber and more.

Mod’Art International Institute of Fashion Design and Management are presenting an eye catching exhibition of apparel inspired from non-traditional items from July 19-21 at the institute. 

Smriti Tuli Jha, center head, says “We received tremendous response from students between 12-18 years, who came up with brilliant designs and dresses. I am so amazed to see the degree of ingenuity in today’s youth when it comes to fashion and expression.”

The exhibition highlights the students’ aptitude who have revamped old worn out garments using paints, beads, scraps, bottle cans, pencils, pins and other non-traditional materials and created a totally new look pertaining to their creative vision.

Vidushi Agarwal of Modern School, Vasant Vihar won the contest for her asymmetrical one-off-shoulder garment embellished with pencils at the waist and ribbons at bottom depicting colours in nature.

The first runner-up position was bagged by Nilanjana from The Heritage School who used old newspapers and fibre bags for her design, followed by Jassica Sethi and Suhasini Jain of G.D Goenka School who stood second runner-up for their creation made of plastic waste bags, cable wires and orange colour stones.

Himanshu Singhal, director Mod’Art, comments, “The exhibition is one of our initiatives to provide a platform to today’s fashion enthusiasts to display their skills and I must say that I am astonished to see their artistic vision and zeal to create out-of-the-box apparels.”

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