Day 1 of the Bombay Times Fashion Week Virtual Edit 2020 witnessed stylish drapes, chic accessories and a bevy of celebrities on the ramp
The first-ever Bombay Times Fashion WeekVirtual Edit 2020, shot at Island City Centre by Bombay Realty was an amalgamation of style and glamour. Opening day one of the virtual event was Pillars of Humanity, a show by Nidarshana Gowani’s Ankibai Ghamandiram Gowani Trust. Following this were shows by ROS Story, Zarine Manchanda sashayed as a showstopper for Soshai by Sofi, James Ferreira, Parx, Park Avenue and Ethnix by Raymond, Maheka Mirpuri and Energia Lifestyle presents Archana Kochhar.
Bombay Realty presents Bombay Times Fashion Week Virtual Edit 2020 is powered by Darwin Platform Group of Companies; Eyewear Partner - Carrera; Skin Care Partner - Glutone; Beauty Partner - Juice Cosmetics; Hair and Make-up Partner - Savio John Pereira Salon; Luxury Automobile Partner - Auto Hangar; Hygiene and Sanitisation Partner - Property Solutions India Private Limited (PSIPL); Health Care Partner - Metropolis Healthcare Ltd. and
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Pillars of Humanity — a special show curated by Nidarshana Gowani with her trust Ankibai Ghamandiram Gowani — kickstarted the grand opening of the Virtual Edit of Bombay Times Fashion Week. Several notable personalities including showstopper Ameesha Patel, Ganesh Acharya, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, Nisha JamVwal, Dr Rishma Pai, Divyang Shroff, Jasleen Matharu, Radhika Seksaria, Sima Taparia, Farogh Mukadam, Smrity Sinha, Mili Shah and H K Savla walked the ramp with cancer patients to show solidarity towards them.
How to contruct right skincare routine with Glutone by Dr Pravin Banodkar:
Skincare is very specific to an individual and everyone's concern requires customized routines for solutions. To establish the importance of beauty from within and to demystify the various skincare myths Dr. Pravin Banodkar one of the renowned dermatologist from Mumbai along with our skincare partner Glutone enlightened the BTFW2020 with an informative master class on "How to construct a good skincare routine.
ROS Story: Bejeweled Bridal Couture Featuring Baroque Pearls.
ROS Story’s Collection titled Ice Cathedral is about intricate bejeweled embellishments inspired by all things natural, from the ocean floor to Indian gardens; in a universal look of the classic mermaid pattern with long trains and impressive texture play. Natural elegance and classic romance becomes one in this beauty, the epitome of luxurious bridal style.
The elemental nature of Baroque pearls, quarts and refinement of ornamentation are strikingly revealed in our signature ensemble.
Soshai By Sofi:
Zarine Manchanda the charismatic, dazzling beauty shows that being a CEO and a showstopper are not mutually exclusive concepts; but rather, the ideal showcase of an empowered young woman and role model for all. She walked the ramp for Soshai by Sofi. Each Soshai ensemble is delicately handcrafted and passionately curated by skilled artisans to showcase premium ethnic designs and to celebrate the richness of colours and exquisiteness of materials.
DIY nail and art session by Juice Cosmetics: For those who live on the fashion fastlane, Juice Nail Paint is the go-to brand for salon professionals, beauty junkies, industry insiders, bloggers and nail artists around India. Juice Cosmetics has been successful in combining ancient learnings of natural ingredients with modern science to introduce their other prominent categories — Juice Rich Stick, Juice Precis Eyeliner, Juice Lip Tint, Juice Pure, Juice Volu Mascara — all 100 per cent vegetarian products.
“ It will end like it began, with a piece of cloth. ”
James Ferreira’s design philosophy is recognizable in his flowing garments; from a weave to a drape, to a cut, and finally a silhouette. James Ferreira, a master draper whose garments are predominantly in natural fabrics, which epitomize the seamless blend of classic silhouettes with Indian crafts and techniques.
Parx ,Park Avenue & Etnix By Raymond:
Raymond presented Park Avenue, Parx and Ethnix.
The new Park Avenue collection is a concentrate of color and innovation. In this collection you will find a modern and comfortable collection , which focuses on casual clothing that you can mix and match with creativity like Hybrid look, digital filter, Remix and modular.
Commuter series of Parx focusses on being comfortable , hence the utilitarian series. Parx Utilitarian is not only stylish but comfortable and convenient.Knitted joggers, Knitted shorts, utility waistline which is elastic, Mask collection ,Antiviral collection & Knitted shorts are there in the collection where fashion meets function and safety.
The true beauty of Indian colors, patterns, motifs and designs has been the key inspiration behind Ethnix “Groom’s Galore” theme. Adopting the actual art forms and fusing them with the tone of fresh bright colors has been the key ingredient of the collection.
The brand Schwarzkopf is a hair cosmetic brand that is coming from a heritage of 120 years of hair care breakthrough technologies, Schwarzkopf Professional presents the latest hair care regime that speaks advanced technology for simple, yet beautiful hair: The New BC Bonacure.
Maheka Mirpuri’s maiden show at BTFW showcased a collection titled Glamour Girl. “I feel so excited to wear this shiny jacket by Maheka, I love to dress up and this one is just too much fun,” said Sunny Leone.
Energia Lifestyle presents Archana Kochhar:
Sangeeta’s company Energia Lifestyle is passionately driven to bring the finest international range of supplements for today’s lifestyle. She has launched Need Supps, in India formulated internationally with the expertise and experience of Professional Athlete Sergi Constance.In addition Reload Supps is one more leap towards Energia Lifestyles exponential growth in the nutraceutical supplements sector with a clear vision to create a better healthy life.
Sangeeta Ahir along with her daughter Aiswarya Ahir will be seen walking together on ramp for the very first time.
Daisy Shah walked the ramp for Energia Lifestyle presents Archana Kochhar. Archana’s collection draws its inspiration from the royal, chic and lavish celebratory nature of the Indian bridal affair. The silhouettes range from contemporary fused mermaid lehengas with stylised frills and ruffle tops to three-fourth lehenga skirts and ruffle saris.
Also walking for Archana Kochhar are:
Celebrity anchor and actor Sachin Kumbhar was the showstopper for the menswear collection by Archana Kochhar.
Rapper Abhinav Shekhar made his ramp debut with the show.
The Danceworx set the stage on fire with a powerful contemporary gig inspired by the sound of Om.
Aruna Sharma made her ramp debut with the Archana Kochhar show.
Shanya Kapur made her ramp debut with the Archana Kochhar show.
Ashwini Aher made her ramp debut with the Archana Kochhar show.
Dr Stuti Khare Shukla,
MD Cosmetic Dermatologist, Hair Growth Queen of India.
Director & Chief Dermatologist Elements of Aesthetics Chain Clinics, Mumbai, Walked for Archana Kochhar.
Dr. Rekha Chaudhari Managing Director of Oneline Wellness & Global Wellness Ambassador, India, Walked for Archana Kochhar.
Bombay Times Fashion Week Virtual Edit 2020 is powered by Darwin Platform Group of Companies:
Ajay Harinath Singh, Chairman & Managing Director quotes “Darwin Platform Group of Companies (DPGC) is a tech-driven company and in pursuit of nation-building with innovative business models, it accords top priority to a sustainable, green, and eco-friendly business venture. From a Head of State to a common man, all need fashion and in these changing times, the fashion industry needs to innovate fast and adopt eco-friendly production methods. The fashion industry will see huge amounts of innovation in coming years as new technology and changing customer trends and demands will transform the industry. Post Covid new normal - dominance digital applications and new working culture such as Work from Home (WFH) would also affect the future of Fashion Industry. All brands will have to adjust how they convince, create, and sell clothing to make it work in a dominant digital world. The new normal lifestyle will surely have a different trend and character. DPGC’s Technology vertical would extend all support to the industry for innovations and technology up-gradation.”
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