Wills Lifestyle announced the seventh edition of ‘The Debut’, a first of its kind initiative for recognizing India’s promising young talent in fashion arena. The third regional round of this edition kicked off on 26th Feb 2013 at the Wills Lifestyle store at Oberoi Goregaon mall in Mumbai.
The jury @ Mumbai comprised Priyadarshini Rao, Rahul Mishra, Neha Dhupia, Mayank, ITC Men’s wear designer and Ms. Nien Siao, Director, Pearl Academy, Noida.
‘The Debut’ is an extension of Wills Lifestyle’s association & commitment with India’s most prestigious fashion event ‘Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and aims to encourage students of fashion through showcasing, recognizing & launching outstanding talent of tomorrow.
This year the contest received an overwhelming response through more than 340 online registrations and 150+ portfolios received from Fashion schools across the country – namely, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT); National Institute of Design (NID); Pearl Academy ; Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT); Amity School, Noida & J. D. Institute of Fashion Technology.
The Debut – 2013′ winner would be chosen from one of these 150+ creations and will get to felicitated at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week.
The Debut has also leveraged the Social Media platform to expand and engage with the larger pool of Design talent. Four young design students whose creations got the maximum votes on the Facebook page have made a wildcard entry to the regional rounds across Kolkata, Bangalore & Mumbai this year.
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Source: Bollywood Mantra.com