Style, the world without it would be so bland, so dull, so colorless. This 12 months’s iD International Rising Designer Awards might be moved from the Dunedin City Corridor to the Dunedin Railway Station giving emerging finalists from world wide an opportunity to be part of the unique Railway platform runway expertise related to iD’s premier Style Show.
Some trend weeks will be style-particular, corresponding to Miami Style Week (swimwear), Rio Summer time (swimwear), the haute couture shows in Paris (one-of-a-form designer originals), Indonesia Islamic Fashion Week (Moslem Vogue), Festive Wear at Bangalore Trend Week and Bridal Fashion Week, while Portland (Oregon, USA) Vogue Week reveals some eco-friendly designers.
The fashion industry is both competitive and demanding, with a twenty first century shopper that knows no limits, expecting to shop for merchandise at any time of the day or night time, in any location round the world, after which to have them delivered to their door the following day.
The record of members consists of prestigious names like Dr Darlie ‘Koshy, Director, NID; Shefali Vasudevan, Marie Claire; Sathya Saran, DNA-ME; Priya Tanna, Vogue;Pradip Hirani, Kimaya; Alka Nishar, Aza; Gaurav Mahajan – Trent; Designers Wendell Rodricks, Arjun Khanna and Narendra Kumar; Anil Chopra, Advisor – Lakmé, Richa Puranesh, Advertising Supervisor – Lakmé, Hindustan Unilever; Ravi Krishnan, Consultant to IMG, and Vikram Raizada, Head of Vogue – IMG.
The event, the world’s first organized fashion week , was called “Press Week”, and was created to draw attention away from French style during World Conflict II , when fashion business insiders have been unable to travel to Paris to see French trend exhibits.