Bengali Actress SAMPURNA LAHIRI Showstopper at Parno Mitra Judged INIFD Kolkata Annual Fashion Show: Photo Feature

By J P Mandal, WBRINN

Actress Sampurna Lahiri
Sampurna Lahiri

Kolkata, March 9 (Washington Bangla Radio) - The annual fashion show of INIFD ( Inter National Institute of Fashion Design), one of the revered fashion schools of Kolkata turned out to be a gala affair as celebrities like actor Parno Mitra, Anindya Banerjee, designer Agnimitra Paul and Sarbari Dutta were present as judges. They had a tough time judging the chic and edgy collections presented by the graduating students of the institute.

Actress Sampurna Lahiri
Actress Sampurna Lahiri

The students of INIFD have left no stone unturned to give this fashion show a unique approach which displayed fashion in a new direction. The star studded fashion show witnessed students of INIFD, creating a fashion statement by walking the ramp wearing modern and valorous themed attires.

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The fashion show was commemorated / organized keeping in mind the graduating students, with the aim of giving them the experience of the fashion industry before they wholly embark into the fashion arena. It was a medium for the students to bring out their creations , explore their deepest thoughts and expressions in sync with the latest trends and styles. Along with the Kolkata centre, students from the Lucknow also participated in the show and were commended by the judges.

Susan Mentosh and Sampurna Lahiri
Susan Mentosh and Sampurna Lahiri

The varied inspirations for the collections showcased, were from mythological water nymphs to historical empress Razia Sultan, from Japanese flower art Ikebana to Persian playing-cards Ganjifa, from Shakespearean play ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to famous Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona.

Director and ace Designer Susan Mantosh showed five of her own collections named “Art Attack”, centered around nature, desi girls, scenery, wildlife, bird watching and more.

INIFD Kolkata Fashion Show

INIFD Kolkata Fashion Show

INIFD Kolkata Fashion Show