The 3rd edition of Global Fashion & Design Week Noida was inaugurated in Marwah Studios premises on the 17th of April. The first edition of the three day fest was launched in the presence of 34 beauty queens from 34 different countries of the World. A team of 300 people been involved in organizing this great gala international event under the leadership of Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of the festival who has been already titled as Global Cultural Minister.
Around 40 countries, 200 designers, 700 garments representing different countries, 6 seminars, 8 exhibitions including paintings, jewelers, furniture etc. will be presented. 9 workshops have been planned by known designers who will conduct workshops on makeup, marketing skills, body paint etc. 6 seminars covering journalism and fashion, cinema and fashion, PR and fashion etc. have been also included.
The first day of global gala was all about promoting ‘’Love, Peace & Unity through art and culture’’. The introductory ceremony dais consists of many renowned personalities from fashion world. President of AEG, Dr. Sandeep Marwah, Ambassador of Azerbaijaan , H.E. Ashraf Shikhaliyev, High Commissioner of Ghana , H.E. Michael Oquaye, Director of SOFD, Prof Ritu Lal, An architecture, model and actor by profession, Simran Kaur Malhotra, A budding designer , Parantap Shekhar graced the dais with their presence.
Every speaker expressed his/her interpretation of fashion. Ms. Malhotra said that ‘’fashion is all about showcasing your true identity with comfort’’. She even talked about the journey of fashion from grandeur to being minimalistic. While Mr. Oquaye mentioned the relation between fashion and fusion. All the guests were presented with the festival momento and life time membership of World Peace Organisation.
The event was followed by the graduating fashion show in which the designed inspired by ten different countries were showcased. The dresses were designed by the graduating students of AAFT. Ghana, Serbia, Sennigal, Lebnin, Cypris, Slovenia, Poland, Venezuela were the nations showcased. Director of School of Fashion and Design paid the vote of thanks to all the dignitaries presented.
Name:- Shomya Kumar Gupta Disha
Course:- BA – II