| Networking Indians & Overseas Indians | News, Business, Heritage, Culture, Tradition, Networking |

Blenders Pride Pune Style Week Season 2 styles Pune!

Former Miss India and Miss Tourism Priyanka Shah, Actors Raqesh Vashisth, Abhinav Shukla, Himarsha Venkatsamy and Nora Fatehiscorch the ramp!

Designers Shaahid Amir and Abhishek Datta on Day 1

Pune (Nov. 7, 2014): 2nd edition of Blenders Pride Pune Style Week 2014 witnessed a designer from Mumbai and Kolkata setting new trends in Pune on Thursday. BPPSW endeavours to promote, support designers who have shown on Indian runways and made a mark or created a spark in the industry.

This edition includes witness 8 fashion representations coming together to set new trends in fashion and business in the cultural capital of Maharashtra - Pune. The season features 3 Mumbai, 1 Bangalore, 2 Kolkata, 1 Hyderabad and 1 New York based designers. BPPSW will showcase a grand opening with a mesmerizing collection by designer Shaahid Amir for Provogue. Sanjana Jon a popular name in the International Fashion Industry is today a force to reckon with. Her glamorous designs will feature as the ‘Grand Finale’ for BPPSW.

An Indian actress and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Tourism 2008 winner and Get Gorgeous, Priyanka Shah has been appointed as the Style Ambassador for BPPSW. Industry stalwarts Mr. Lovell Prabhu and Mr. Rahul Dev Shetty will direct and choreograph all the shows.

Mr. Raja Banerji, Assistant Vice President - Pernod Ricard India, the presenting sponsors of the fashion week comments, “Blenders Pride has been at the vanguard of fashion with an association built over the years. Pune is an important market and the brands participation only helps build this association further.”

Ms Reet Sahu, CEO Storm Fashion Company says “It’s our prestigious annual calendar fashion event in Pune and we have witnessed superb growth and commitment from all investing partners and talent community over the last year. In the second season we look forward to make it more magical and a grandeur event.”

Mr. Vishal Singh, General Manger, Hyatt Hotel, Kalyani Nagar, Pune, “Hyatt, Hotel, Kalyani Nagar, Pune is proud to be a part of Blenders Pride Pune Style Week Season 2. This is indeed a great opportunity for Pune to announce itself as a fashion destination & showcasing our talent across the country. Hyatt Hotel has always been positioned as the destination for every occasion”.

The grand opening of the fashion week saw designers Shaahid Amir and Abhishek Datta showcasing their collections on the ramp, with the face of BPPSW and former Miss. India Tourism Priyanka Shah with Actor Raqesh Vashisth and the actors from the film ‘ROAR’Abhinav Shukla, Himarsha Venkatsamy & Nora Fatehi walking the ramp for these designers respectively.

The Autumn – Winter Prêtline collection by Mumbai based Shaahid Amir for Provogue, defines youth centric appearance formal wears and suits. Indigo the new colour of this season was seen in his collection.  His designs have always won accolades and never gone unnoticed by the stalwarts from the bollywood industry. BPPSW style ambassador Priyanka Shah with Actor Raqesh Vashisth added the spark to his collection.

The collection personifies an unmistakable combination of bohemian freedom with subtle sensitivity. Abhishek Dutta is a brand with a difference. Originality with a lot of creativity was portrayed in his collection.  Kolkata based designer is a combination of design and style offering a variety; matching the taste of all. Actors Abhinav Shukla, Himarsha Venkatsamy & Nora Fatehi were seen roaring with his collection on the ramp.

Celebrating the spirit of fashion, in the second season, BPPSW has collaborated with presenting sponsor Blenders Pride in association with Geetanjili, and strategic collaborations with Kingfisher Ultra, Pinnacle  Dreams, Videocon, Morellato Time, Inspirations, Chandrakala Sanap, Sixth Element OOH amplified, Dream Merchants Inc., iNIFD Deccan Pune, 91.1 Radio City FM and host Hyatt Hotel Kalyani Nagar,.