By Bhavina Aggarwal ,23 Feb : A spectacular fashion show- Aakriti 2011was held at Govt. Home Science College. More than 200 girls put up an exorbitant show with home productions of garments under various themes presented in different rounds of catwalk.
The Chief Guest for the evening was Mrs. Bhawna Garg, IAS, Special Secretary Revenue cum Director Disaster Management, Govt. of Punjab.
The Principal of the college, Dr. (Mrs.) Rita G. Singh welcomed the Chief Guest, jury members and the eminent audience.
The models gracefully carried the ensembles ranging from casual caprice to extravagant gowns highlighting the drapes, silhouettes, ornamentation and textures of our rich ancient civilization right from the Egypt to the Romantic period. The themes included Festoon Vesture, Belleza, Sukienka, Lune Romance, De Fusao, Glanzens, Rouge Vertes, Purita Buenissimo, Zarif Vestido, Rippled Penache, Swarn Latika, Collezione Inverno and Whimsical Beauty. The show was reminiscent of ancient styles presented in a contemporary mood.
The three member jury for the show comprised of prominent personalities from theatre and event management, fashion & production, and those engaged in the aesthetic world of designing and make up. The jury included Mr. Vivek Sahney, Head and Music director, Marigold Productions ( son of a living music legend Prof. Tej Bahadur Sahney from Kirana Gharana, who is also his guru, and also a disciple of Prof. S.D. Sharma from Agra Gharana , Mrs. Poonam Thakur, Academic Head, NIIFT, Mohali and an alumnus from the college and Mrs. Sonia Ahuja, a well known designer from the city in garments, jewellery and running a makeup studio. The audience applauded each round of ramp walk. The members of the jury appreciated the details worked for each theme and the hard work put in by the students under the guidance of the faculty of the department.
The Chief Guest of the evening presented mementoes to the prize winning teams and individuals.
The results were:
I Lune Romance
II Sukienka (Egyptian)
III Whimsical Beauty (Gothic)
I Divya Belleza (Roman)
II Steffi Mughals
III Aditi Lune Romance