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‘Poornima Trends 2023’: Annual fashion fest organized at Poornima University in Jaipur

Student collections were exhibited in 16 sequences.

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August 14, 2023, 2:46 pm

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Poornima Trends 2023 organized at Poornima University in Jaipur

JAIPUR: The Faculty of Design and Arts, Poornima University (PU), Jaipur organized the seventh edition of its annual fashion fest ‘Poornima Trends 2023’.

In the presence of famous personalities from the fashion world, the designer collections of the students were showcased on the ramp by models.

These collections received appreciation from the audience. This show, now in its seventh edition, displayed designer wear crafted by the graduating batch as well as by the second and third-year students.

Rajsamand MP, Diya Kumari, was the chief guest, while designers Manvendra Singh Shekhawat and Felix Bendish were the guests of honor.

Accompanying the guests, Poornima University’s Advisor Renu Singhi, President Dr. Suresh Chandra Padhy, and Co-Founder Rahul Singhi inaugurated the show by lighting the lamp.

MP Diya Kumari advised the students of the Design Department to incorporate elements of Indian culture into their creations. This way, glimpses of India can be evident in their designs.

Following the inauguration, student collections were exhibited in 16 sequences. These collections were inspired by various themes, such as Heaven and Heart, Fluent Fondness, Dream Reality, Perfect Imperfections, Neo Pop, New Classic, and Illogical Logical, among others.

The “Beauty’s Curse” sequence emphasized the theme of women’s empowerment, transforming women’s struggles into their strength using cage-shaped designer outfits. The acceptance of transgender individuals in society was portrayed through “The Mirror of Reality” sequence.

A special sequence titled ‘Molela & Tarkashi’ stood out during the show. In it, models showcased the ethnic wear collection featuring Dabu, Batik, Indigo, and other regional prints by national and state award-winning artisans from Rajasthan.

Ethnic wear crafted by Awdesh Kumar, Abdul Rahuf, Digambar Prasad Medatwal, Khushi Ram Panday, Laxshmi Chandra Piliya, Naseruddin, Sabir Nilgar, and Mohamad Saqib were highlighted in this segment.

After the fashion show, awards for the Most Creative Collection, Best Social Awareness Concept, and Best Ready to Wear Collection were presented.

First published: August 14, 2023