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Jabong to Host India Online Fashion Week ’14


Online apparel retailer Jabong has unveiled the country’s first online fashion week , IOFW in partnership with Talenthouse India. Talenthouse India provides emerging artists opportunities to work with leading artists and brands. Bollywood actress Yami Gautam will be the celebrity mentor of the event, which is scheduled to be held between July 25-30 this year.

Jabong expects to clock 40 pc business growth in 2017-18
The apparel category contribute around 45 per cent to the Jabong business, followed by footwear around 11-12 per cent

Praveen Sinha, Jabong co-founder said, “Opening doors of next generation fashion designers and making designer clothes accessible to fashionable audience, at large, India Online Fashion Week aims at providing a world class career defining opportunity to the aspiring artists.”

Arun Mehra, CEO, Talenthouse India said, India as a country is full of talent, but is lacking platforms to help our people showcase their expertise. “The India Online Fashion Week is one such initiative to bridge the gap between aspiring artists and the dynamic fashion industry and enable them to showcase their talent to the world,” he added.

The online fashion week will open its doors by inviting applications from artists across 4 broad categories – designers, models, fashion photographers, hairstylist and make-up artists – from across the country, Sinha said. India Online Fashion Week 2014, will also offer training by different mentors including Yami Gautam who will be giving them the grooming tips, he added. Talent across various verticals will be required to submit their entries for this event as per a pre-defined theme and a timeline, Sinha said.

“IOFW 2014 in its inaugural season will launch a first ever, Fall Festive collection consisting of pret-a porter and party designs. It will demonstrate fashion based on the themes, graphic story, black and white – opart and bohemian look,” Mehra said.