The jury for award is the final jury for our 4th Year students where they are required to present their final collection in front of our fashion experts (jury members). The best collection is launched on the ramp in the month of April in our INFINITY SHOW 2018 which we also call it as our Graduating Fashion Show.
Let us introduce you with our panel of fashion experts
MRS. SHARMILA KATRE
We proudly welcome Mrs Sharmila Katre who is currently working as an industry trainer and a consultant in design pedagogy with various institutions pan India who is engaged in delivery of design education.
she has 31 years of experience in the Indian clothing and textile industry, senior and top managements positions as CEO and operations head of international clothing design manufacturing and sourcing organisations.
over the years she has headed merchandising and buying organisations with principals on europe and australia and taught on postgraduate and undergraduate programs as a senior faculty at national and private institutions training professionals for the clothing and textile industry.
MS NIEN SIAO
29 Years of experience both with design academics and design practitioner in industry. she has been associated with design academics for last 21 years. Her experience with clothing and textile sector spans 7 years priority to joining academics and continues till present. At present she is on board of studies in the school of fashion technology, KIIT University Bhubaneswar.
She is actively involved in NISTI (North India Section of textile institute). She continues to be actively involved in organizing seminars and activities for the industry.
Nien has also been invited as jury member in ‘the debut’ the fashion competition committee of wills lifestyle in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
An Important day for our 4th Year students in which they displayed their final garments in front of our jury members Mrs Sharmila Katre, Ms Nien Siao and Mr. Aasheesh Mediratta and the best collection will be launched on the Ramp in the month of April for our INFINITY SHOW 2018 (Graduating Fashion Show)
For full collections of these gorgeous outfits you have to wait till April but we can of course take you to the fashion seminar hall for the preview
I believe every man should have one tuxedo in his wardrobe for those extra special evenings. whether it’s for an event or a family/friend’s wedding, a tuxedo should deserve a prime place in your collection.
Students of FASHION APPAREL AND DESIGN (BFAD) 3rd Year of Vidya Institute of Fashion Technology working on their MENSWEAR Collection.. Here’s a look.. Final pictures coming soon…!!!
When it comes to expressing your creativity freely, opting for canvas painting seems to be a viable option. Art in its many forms has a great ability which can be easily underestimated. It can get under your skin without you even noticing it, becoming an essential part of our beings and daily life. Painting in general has been proven to exude calming effects, thus providing a wonderful method of relieving daily stress and disconnecting from the outside world.
Have a look at the canvas painting done by our fine arts (Ist year) students of Vidya Institute of Fashion Technology
Weddings are important because they celebrate life and possibility as the happiest people don’t have the best of everything they just make the best of everything.
Wedding season is here. Some are turning a blind eye to those RSVP cards, while some are picking out new heels and practicing dance moves. Love is in the air and who doesn’t love a good party, free drinks and the opportunity to shop. So, here’s a list of why weddings are the best !!!
WEDDINGS ARE GLAMOROUS
You get to look like an ethereal prince/princess and star in your own fairy tale. there are so many ceremonies that you can pick different outfits for different occasions like for Engagement, Mehendi, Sangeet, Cocktail, Reception and even for your Pre bridal shoot.
A typical Indian wedding features bright and vibrant colors which is actually a trademark of our Indian tradition. Eye catching and colorful attires are the typical attire in the wedding season especially.
MUSIC AND FOOD
India is a very diversify country with different tastes in food and music. Indian traditional weddings may have dhol, sitar or any other same type of instrument while weddings on a modern side will have a DJ or a western band but whatever the instrument or the theme is Indian weddings are definitely a big time party…!!! if talking about the food served in the Indian wedding will be like live chat corner, different types of cuisines, sweets corner with never ending sweet dishes.
THE CEREMONY AND THE BRIDE
Wedding ceremony in itself is a very fascinating part in the Indian wedding. the groom comes on a white horse with his family and guests to take his soulmate who is already dolled up and waiting in the most heavy and attractive attire that she has ever worn. A red lehenga or a saree especially depending upon the background of the bride’s family Friends dancing around him on the Indian dhol. The bride’s family welcomes them with sweets. The couple exchange vows with their mutual understanding and consent.
So, whenever you are invited to the traditional Indian wedding never make a miss…!!!
A news sense is really a sense of what is important, what is vital, what has color and life, what people are interested in – That’s Journalism. (Burton Roscoe)
Journalism is the act of writing about news. It is the process of taking information and giving it a context by editing it. Journalism comprises stories related to human interest, lifestyle messages, medical updates, weather, science, mythology, education etc. The majority of global population relies on journalism so that they are always informed. It acts as the eyes and ears of the average person, and often as their mouthpiece but not always advantageous.
Journalism process begins with gathering news from the local, national or world community and ends when it is with many number of media channels which can include Radio, Television, Newspapers, Magazines etc which makes journalism as an expanding profession.
SKILLS YOU NEED
A journalist must have above an excellent writing ability that one must develop. Journalists love words. they love the infinite ways they can be arranged to convey a message or information. A journalist should be careful with their sources, wordings, quotations and event the spelling of a particular word. He/She should be very cautious and abide all the deadlines given to them. Becoming a journalist is much more challenging than you might have ever imagined. Therefore, if you are interested in pursuing a career in journalism you must realize that you are going to spend many hours with your pen and paper practicing how to craft words and ideas.
SCOPE OF EMPLOYMENT
Journalism was like an ember – it began as an ash in ancient civilizations and by the late 1600s it became a single flame. When information technology was introduced to the world, journalists were excited about how it could be used to shape the profession and the journalists of today and tomorrow must continue to be driven to work to inform the public about fabrication and be willing to practice tirelessly.
There is not even a single profession in the world that does not take time. Journalism is broadly divided into two categories – Print and Electronic
A person who has studied journalism and mass communication can work as an anchor, reporter, associate editor, writer, photojournalist, cartoonist, critic, researchers, production workers, floor managers etc and can also go in the field of web journalism where they have to make the news sharp and interesting. Editing and presentation is the most important function because web users tend to scan. Hence, in order to a web journalist you have to be aware and capable of writing precisely and concisely.
Fine Arts is the study and making of visual works of art. It can be in a form of paintings, photography, graphics and a lot more. it teaches and prepares students to become artists and to follow other practices that are associated with the making of art.
Today, the opportunities in fine arts are increasing at a rapid rate in the various sectors. individuals with artistic tendencies can prepare for careers as painters. alternatively they might develop the skills necessary to create decorative art objects. students who possess drawing and technical abilities could compete a fine arts program where they learn to produce computer generated art.
After completing the program students have a choice to work as an art teacher, artist in government offices or photographer. You can also start your career as a freelance worker and go for direction, clothing, photography, television and fashion. You can also pursue careers in academia, architecture, and the film industry. You can join creative departments of magazines, advertising agencies, and newspapers in the publishing or the textile industry. Fine Art graduates may also apply for mainstream graduate employment and training in a broad range of industries for example – banking, art gallery, insurance, media and public relations. The fine artists work is to produce artwork by using a wide variety of media and techniques. You can display your work in museums, private galleries or have a private collections and get rewarded for your work. The objects made by you will sell in studios, auctions, stores, or at art and crafts show.
SKILLS YOU NEED
Skills required in fine arts varies from realistic expression of your ideas to proper use of art materials. with creativity being a quintessential, the presentation and displaying of your work should be in a proper manner and accurate. A sense of colors and color theory is an added advantage, other than this you obviously need the communication and interpersonal skills to present your work. Knowledge of all digital media used with some latest technologies is an added advantage.
SCOPE OF EMPLOYMENT
Some of the job profiles include art therapist, multimedia programmer, drawing teacher, set designer, production artist, music teacher, creative director, editor, furniture designer, art director, 3d artist animator. Employment area for fine arts graduate includes advertising companies, boutiques, art studios, theaters, fashion houses, education institutions, television industry, animation, teaching, textile industry, sculpture.
Azzedine Alaia was a Tunisian born couturier and shoe designer, particularly successful beginning in the 1980s. He began working as a dressmaker’s assistant and soon started dressing private clients and in 1957 he moved to Paris to work in Fashion Design. In Paris he started to work at Christian Dior but had to leave as the war broke out, soon moved to work for Guy Laroche for two seasons, then for Thierry Mugler until he opened his first atelier in his little Rue De Bellechasse apartment in the late 1970s.
He produced his first ready-to-wear collection in 1980s and moved to larger premises on Rue Du Parc royal in the Marais district. He was voted the best designer of the year and best collection of the year at the Oscars De La mode by the french ministry of culture in 1984. His career skyrocketed when two of the most powerful fashion editors of the time, Melka Traton of Depeche Mode and Nichole Crassat of french Elle, supported him in their editorials.
In 1980s an event was lead to his designs being sold in New York City and Beverly Hills. In 1988 he opened his own boutiques in these two cities and in Paris. His seductive, clinging clothes were a massive success and he was named by the media “THE KING OF CLING”. Devotees included both fashion inclined celebrities and fashionistas : Grace Jones, Tina Turner, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Shakira, Naomi Campbell and Carla Sozzani.
In 1996 he participated at the Biennale Della Moda in Florence, where along with paintings by longtime friend Julian Schnabel, he exhibited an outstanding dress created for the event. He signed a partnership with Prada in 2000 and in July 2007 he successfully bought back his house and brand name from the Prada group.
Azzedine alaia who passed away early Saturday morning was known for an understanding of the female form, creating collection at his own pace through his craftsmanship and talent and would quote : “it’s ready when it’s ready”. His mastering of techniques made him to the top. He was dedicated to women – all types of women, not just those with the typical model’s silhouette. He loved spending time with real women, learning about their likes and dislikes and this is how he came to understand about women. His final show was held in July this year, and posed cheerfully with Karlie Kloss and Naomi Capmbell.
have a look at his fabulous work in all these years….
Design now encompasses various understandings that range from artistic practices to the design process itself.
How can we shape the future of the design industry and educate the next generation of design talent as design is being integrated in businesses, institutions and expanding the traditional problem solving toolbox.
A question that needs to be answered in the modern times. Design is a verb, an approach to solving a problem. Its fantastic that so many people want to be involved in a process that takes a principled approach to solving problems.
Fashion design is the applied art devoted to the designing of clothing and lifestyle accessories. this art is influenced by cultural and social attitudes and has evolved over time and place. Fashion designing has come a long way from the designer clothes worn by the royalty of the ancient world to the haute couture products of the present. Fashion designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous and exciting career options in today’s world.
If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion design is the one tailor made for you. On one hand the fashion industry satisfies both the creative fancies and the materialistic needs of the people, on the other hand it promises glamour, fame, success and a high pay package to the talented people. But behind the glamour it is also a demanding career as fashion designers need to combine their creativity with managerial skills to sustain in this industry. Thus if you can create magic with colors, shapes and designs, then obtain a professional course to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.
SKILLS YOU NEED
A career in fashion designing is right for you if you are talented and have an exude style in everything you do. You must also possess the ability to be original, creative and love to make people look good. Further you must be creative enough to combine colors, shades and textures and express your ideas through sketches. You must also visualize new design, patterns, garments and accessories and enjoy working with fabrics and accessories. If you have all this and more in you then you are all set to step into the arena of fashion designing.
SCOPE OF EMPLOYMENT
As a professional fashion designer, you can work in areas like designer wear production, fashion marketing, planning and concept management. Then there is fashion media, design production management, fashion accessory design, quality control and promotion of brands. You can also work as a designated costume designer, fashion consultant, personal stylist, technical designer, graphic designer, production pattern maker or a fashion coordinator. other roles include : apparel production manager, fabric buyer, fabric quality control manager, showroom sales representative, illustrator and cutting assistant and outside sales representative.
Those interested in a career in fashion designing can also become entrepreneurs and start with their own business.
Being enrolled in VIDYA INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY automatically makes you a part of INFINITY where you can explore infinite possibilities.
A mega event held at VIDYA KNOWLEDGE PARK annually. its a graduate fashion show which is precede by inviting elites, people from the fashion industry and young students. Infinity is a threshold of industrial experience for students. students working towards the collection follow the detailed scientific design process from inspiration to theme, theme to mood and mood to creation of final garments. Students work on different seasons, forecast and color schemes. The show is judged by experienced professionals from academia and fashion design world.
The evening of INFINITY brings out the burst of colors and creativity of VIFT students which could be sensed in all throughout the surroundings. every year our students try to create an aura of fashion and flaunt the world the true fragrance of our hard work and dedication.
Infinity is our fashion incubator where we foster our young creative budding entrepreneurs and give them the initial level support to start their business. at the incubator, learn fashion entrepreneurship and the key elements to turn your designs into a business opportunity.
Our incubator aims :
To offer mentorship to talented designers and entrepreneurs in creating sizable indigenous fashion brands.
To create a platform for buddings fashion businesses to showcase their work and get support in terms of finance and investment
To offer and engage Indian consumer with upcoming fashion from the best of talented designers and brands.
AICTE & Govt. Of India Approved Institution offering Top-Notch Courses in Fashion, Fine Arts & Design. Welcome to the world where creativity breaks the barriers and unleash itself in the practical world to headway to the Spotlight.