16 February 2019


Eminent Fashion Designer Karishma Shahani showcased her Designer collection “Dvaita” in Kota Doria/Chanderi Textiles on the ramp during India’s biggest fashion event Lakme Fashion Week SS 2018, held at Mumbai. For the first time Karishma displayed same Designer Collection at INIFD Chandigarh.

The inspiration of the collection thrives on the idea of this duality in human nature. It inspired from the multiple layers that we are and that we need to accepted for. The collection delves into personal stories looking at imagery and stories of twins – identical yet not the same – standing as a starting point for this journey of self discovery.

Eminent Fashion Designer Karishma Shahani and a leading Interior Designer Wasim Khan are in the city for 3 days exclusive Workshop to guide young Design talent of Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD), Chandigarh on vitalpractical aspects of design, also variousmethods of research and presentation techniques.

Fashion Designer Karishma Shahani is a Graduate from London School of Fashion and a recipient of various design awards, she showcases her unique creations at India’s biggest Fashion event ‘Lakme Fashion Week’ for many successive seasons and many Design festivals & fashion events nationally & internationally.

Interior Designer Wasim Khan is a Spatial Design Graduate from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and a Director at Lemon Design – an award-winning Strategic Branding and Integrated Design Consultancy. Wasim Khan involved in ‘Dandi Kutir’ museum inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Shri NarendraModi. Dandi Kutir is a museum on the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi in Gujarat’s capital Gandhinagar. He has been a core member of design teams for monumental projects like the Khalsa Heritage Museum & Ahmedabad City Museum.

The Fashion Design workshop by Karishma Shahani is to make Fashion Design students understand the limitation and benefits of using the available materials like found objects, textiles, recycled and up cycled material within a fixed time span and be able to work with it.  As Karishma’ssuccessful Label has an aim to create vertically accessible platforms for the promotion of craft: hand-crafted, hand-dyed, hand-made sent with Love from India, she would be sharing an idea of using alternate and recycled material to create awareness of potential possibilities of mixing alternate with traditional material. Eminent Designer share the strong focus on understanding the inspiration, applying it, realizing it through garment style, it’s surface development and conversation thereafter.

The exclusive design workshop by Wasim Khan is to make the Interior Design students understand the basic guiding principles of Interior Design relating to the planning & function of the space and exploring the suitability for the people who will use it. The students would be taught to create a well-planned interior that feels balanced, harmonious and where spaces flow effortlessly into one another as the designer needs some knowledge of proportioning systems and grasp of the idea of scale.

INIFD revolutionises the entire field of Design education in country, keeping in sync with today’s rapidly changing dynamics of the fashion World. World class education facilities, indigenous curriculums blending theory with practical experience, industry interface, and showcase, helps INIFD to stay leagues ahead in fashion and design education. INIFD aims to take education in fashion and design to the common man in India. It prepares students for professional excellence in design, fashion, and business by providing the premier educational experience that fosters creativity, career focus and a global perspective.

Designers Karishma and Wasim shared their talent and experience with the students of INIFD. Students were greatly enriched to have an opportunity to interact with the bright talents of the industry.


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