Meet Our ELLE Graduates 2022 Jury Members
Istituto Marangoni presents ELLE Graduates 2022 in affiliation with Crocs. A celebration of the way forward for Indian trend, ELLE Graduates is an annual occasion held to recognise India’s younger and upcoming designers. Appearing as a platform for rising expertise, it provides homegrown manufacturers an opportunity to showcase their creations and be mentored by one of the best minds within the trade.
Supporting the occasion is our grooming accomplice, Daniel Bauer Academy.
For our occasion this 12 months, we now have an esteemed panel of trade specialists throughout all walks of trend. These gifted people went by a stringent strategy of choice from one of the best manufacturers throughout the nation. The 5 classes that they needed to choose have been as follows: Designer of the 12 months – Prepared To Put on (Western), Designer of the 12 months – Prepared To Put on (Indian), Designer of the 12 months – Vogue Equipment & Jewelry, Designer of the 12 months – Males’s Put on and Designer of the 12 months – Sustainable put on. Presenting to you our immensely gifted Jury.
Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh is an Indian designer identified for his design innovation. His work epitomises simplicity, but on nearer look reveals his obsessive consideration to element. Singh’s reserve displays in his styling, which mixes the fashionable with the standard in an understated design aesthetic. His garments have a worldwide attraction but stay passionately Indian.
He’s a recipient of a number of awards in recognition of his design and creativity, together with the Nationwide Award in 2019 by the Authorities of India for ‘Excellent contribution to Indian Vogue’. His textile repertoire extends from experimenting with Ikat weaves, handloom indigos, chanderi, and extensively Benares weaves. Internationally, Singh has been showcasing his collections in Paris. His clothes have all the time transcended the passage of time, and his designs are as related right this moment as they have been when created and that in itself is his philosophy in response to sustainability.
Way of life Journalist and Sustainability Activist
A TEDx speaker and author, Bandana has given keynote speeches all throughout the globe about compassionate consumption, sustainability and spirituality. She has written extensively on a wide range of matters, from indigenous ‘made-by-hand’ economies of India and Indonesia to transgender and LGBTQ illustration in trend. As a former Editor-at-Massive for 13 years, Tewari was chargeable for planning, visualising and ideating trend options. Her ringside view of the quickly evolving trade, coupled together with her signature capacity to take the lengthy view in each commentary, has made her a globally recognised voice in trend, life-style and sustainability. She is a Particular Advisor to Copenhagen Vogue Summit and sits on a number of advisory boards-NEST (NYC), Redress (Hong Kong), World Vogue Agenda (Stockholm), and Fashinnovation (New York), amongst others.
Vogue & Celeb Stylist
Mohit Rai has been a stylist for greater than a decade within the Indian trend trade, notably within the India-Luxe style. He’s the proprietor and magnificence director at his ventures, MRStyles, Grain Vogue Consultancy and his au-courant label ITRH. In his time within the trade, he has labored as a celeb stylist and has served because the official stylist at a number of trend weeks whereas additionally engaged on a number of movies and internet sequence. He has labored with famend celebrities within the trade like Paris Hilton, Varun Dhawan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Janhavi Kapoor, Disha Patani, Kiara Advani, Vaani Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha, to call a couple of. Rai has additionally labored with a number of the finest designers and types on their campaigns and runways, like Calvin Klein, Tarun Tahiliani, Falguni & Shane Peacock, Amrapali, Amit Aggarwal, Outhouse, Shivan and Narresh, Lakme, Mac Cosmetics, Maybelline, Samsung, Adidas, FILA and numerous extra.
Philanthropist and CEO of the Zarine Manchanda Basis
An award-winning philanthropist, a businesswoman and a mannequin, Zarine Manchanda is a girl who wears many hats. She runs a Mumbai-based NGO known as the Zarine Manchanda Basis, which has administered varied donation applications ever since its inception in 2019. Her distinctive work has been recognised and appreciated with a number of prestigious awards. She can be a well known identify within the enterprise world and has efficiently launched companies throughout safety companies, cloud kitchens and restaurant sectors. The sweetness with brains has ventured into modelling and appearing and can quickly seem in an upcoming film.
Supermodel & TV Character
Ujjwalla Raut is likely one of the most profitable Indian fashions within the international area. She has walked for trend homes like Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Givenchy, Valentino and Oscar De La Renta. She can be one of many few fashions who has walked for one among America’s most profitable manufacturers, Victoria’s Secret. With a strong persona and fantastic manufacturers underneath her belt, it’s no shock that she can be an essential TV persona within the nation. In 2020 she was forged because the mentor and anchor for India’s Subsequent Supermodel. Her contribution to the style trade units her aside and conjures up younger expertise from all walks of life desirous to make it large within the trade.
Entrepreneur, Vogue Designer and founding father of Rose Room
Isha Jajodia is a NIFT alumna who based the style label Rose Room again in 2014. The model believes in creating timeless items to make each lady really feel assured and stylish by their modern designs. The model additionally has a powerful id and has managed to construct its presence in Dubai and London. Rose Room doesn’t consider in following developments, the truth is, the thought behind the items is to convey out one of the best within the particular person sporting them. Along with her label, Jajodia hopes to encourage ladies to interrupt away from traditions and experiment with their id. The items are impressed by the Victorian period to elude sturdy female power.
Director of Schooling, Istituto Marangoni College of Vogue and Design Mumbai
Mevin Murden counts ten years of worldwide luxurious trade expertise in Mauritius, Australia, South Africa, Dubai, and Europe in areas similar to inns, cosmetics and fragrances, trend, occasions and humanities. He has labored with manufacturers similar to Cerruti, Armani, Oberoi, Cartier and Rolex. He was awarded ‘Greatest Strategic Advertising and marketing Tutor’ by the Affiliation of Enterprise Executives UK in 2015. He has additionally been awarded ‘Greatest Tutor’ by Istituto Marangoni, London, the place he has been educating for seven years and has led trade tasks for college kids with manufacturers similar to Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, Saint Laurent, Burberry, Zaha Hadid, and ELLE. Murden specialises in luxurious model advertising, and his analysis curiosity lies in neuromarketing and neo-craftsmanship in luxurious.
Vogue Editor, Elle India
Zoha Castelino began her profession in 2011 and fell in love with the liberty to create and construct stunning issues. Working with Inventive Director and stylist Nikhil Mansata for nearly a decade, Zoha’s expertise pans the creation of seems to be for people to place collectively large-scale trend occasions. As the style editor of ELLE India, Zoha’s imaginative and prescient is to help smaller homegrown manufacturers and shine a light-weight on all the varied kinds of trend in our nation. Having labored with celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Farhan Akhtar, amongst others, she goals to make use of ELLE’s standing out there to bridge the hole between luxurious and homegrown.