Nafisa Joseph (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Max Miss Bangalore is association with Gitanjali Gems, the much awaited fashion event of the year, revealed the top 16 girls who will battle it out for the top crown through a glitzy fashion capsule at the Lalit Ashok. Giving an exclusive preview of the Festive - Winter 2012 collection of Max, the beautiful girls wore the designs with their unique charm.
is the leading fashion brand offering customers a one stop shop for
clothing, accessories and footwear needs for the entire family.
The afternoon hosted by Max and Dream Merchants proved to be an absolute fashion treat with exceptional attitude and oomph as the 16 contestants strutted their way down the ramp, hopeful to make the best first impression. The contestants were shortlisted from the hundreds of aspirants who registered into the contest by dropping into Max stores and the auditions that took place at malls and various colleges across the city. The shortlisted girls will now go through a series of grooming sessions with top professionals in the field of modelling, mentored by renowned fashion choreographer & ex-model Achala Sachdev and MS Sreedhar to prepare them for the Sub Events on 20th Septebmer and an explosive finale on September 21st, 2012.
Max Miss Bangalore is aimed at recognizing the raw talent in aspiring young women and grooming them into poised and confident models at par with their international counterparts. The finalists who walked the ramp today comprised of 16 such young ladies who have the charisma and attitude to make it big.
Commenting on the initiative, Vasanth Kumar, Executive Director, Max, said "Max as a brand is synonymous with international fashion and has a strong youth following in the country. Our core brand value is to democratize fashion making it accessible to everyone. In keeping with this philosophy, we have associated with Miss Bangalore which provides a window of opportunity to the young ladies of the city to showcase their talent and get their first break in the glamour industry".
Adds, Feroz Khan, Director, Dream Merchant
"Bangaloreans are known for their high fashion quotient. Miss Bangalore
Beauty Pageant organised by Dream Merchants since 1994 takes
Bangalore's Fashion charisma one leap ahead by being the launch pad for
aspiring, beautiful and talented young women of Bangalore. We have
discovered talents such as Sara Corners, Vitika Agarwal, Madhuri
Bhatacharia, Nafisa Joseph etc in the past. In its 12th edition, we
promise the pageant will be much grander than ever before and with Max
as our main sponsor, the fashion quotient of this contest will be on an
all time style high".
Max, a division of Lifestyle International (P) Ltd., has pioneered the concept of 'value fashion' in the country, thereby offering the discerning shopper a vast choice with international fashion & quality. It offers apparel, footwear & accessories that are of the latest fashion trends at a great price, making it affordable to many. The store ambience offers an international shopping experience making shopping for the entire family an absolute delight. In India, Max has over 60 stores across 35 cities including Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Pune, Noida, Gurgaon, Cochin, Thane, Ghaziabad, Bhubaneswar, Trichy, Coimbatore, Jabalpur, Jalgaon, Amritsar, Bhopal, Baroda, Siliguri, Indore, Raipur, Ahmedabad, Vishakhapatnam, Agra, Lucknow, Calicut, Durgapur, Mangalore, Trivandrum, Hubli, Mysore & Bareilly. The brand plans to have a network of 80 stores by 2012-13.
- Jewellery Souk by Gitanjali - Associate Sponsor
- Kingfisher - After Party Partner
- Green Trends - Make up, Hair & Skin Partner
- Blenders Pride - Event Partner
- Lalit Ashok - Official Host