Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Fashion Updates - B. D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technology

The legacy of 20 years of great fashion continues this summer at Silhouettes 2017 – the Annual Graduating Fashion Show of B. D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technology.








Chief Guest- Dr. Kavita Gupta (IAS) Textile Commissioner - Ministry of Textiles


Special Invitee Guests - Mr. Rocky S (Fashion Designer); Mr. Vikram Phadnis (Fashion Designer)




Guest of Honour Ms. Archana Kochhar- Fashion Designer; Ms. Krishna Mehta- Fashion Designer; Ms. Meher Castelino- Fashion Diva / Columnist; Ms. Nisha Jamwal - Fashion Designer; Ms. Shaina N.C -Fashion Designer; Mr. Amit Goyal - President – CIAE; Mr. Aneel Murarka - M D – Mirachem Industries; Mr. Asad Fakih- Special Invitee – CMAI; Mr. Naren Mukhi - Exec. Comm. Member - C.I.A.E.; Mr. James Ferreira -Fashion Designer; Mr. V R Sai Ganesh -Hon. Secretary - SDC EC Trust; Mr. Viral Desai - CEO – Zenitex



Eminent Panel of Judges for the evening - Ms. Aaliya Fakih- Fashion Designer; Ms. Aarshiya Fakih -Fashion Designer; Ms. Anjali Mehta - Fashion Designer; Ms. Krishna Mehta-Fashion Designer




Ms. Meher Castelino-Fashion Diva / Columnist; Ms. Varija Bajaj - Fashion Designer; Mr. Gautam; Vazirani - Fashion Curator; Mr. Naren Mukhi - Exec. Comm. Member - C.I.A.E.



Model's Showcasing the collection are - Purva Rana, Madhu Sneha ,Aakriti Anand, Aanchal Oberoi, Deepti Gujral, Gurleen Grewal, Iris Maity, Manasi Moghe, Dimple Patel, Hida Sidiqui, Minash Ravuthar, Natasha Singh, Namratha G, Parul Duggal, Parina Mirza, Quetee Nagpal, Tarveen C, Vijaya Dey, Jaspal, Nayaan C, Shahnawaz Alam, Raj Bhardwaj, Dhiraj Amonkar, Aakash Jaiswal with high drama



Celebrity Showstoppers- Shibani Kashyap, Sneha Shergill, Hussain Kuwajerwala & Tina Kuwajerwala, Shweta Khanduri(closed the show for models) Meghna Ballabh Joshi









In the Majestic realm of World Wide Web, India continues to conquer markets across the continents. Celebrating this Swadeshi Euphoria of all things Indian, Silhouettes 2017, nurtures this passionate vision of Vibrant Modern India. Inspired by the handcrafted wonders, textile treasures and cultural diversity, Silhouettes 2017 promises a vivid spectrum of Global India.



The show witnessed an exclusive presentation by B. D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technology's home-grown alumni - Forum Rambhia, Disha Muchhala, Malika Durani, Satyam Waghela, Hetashree & John, Pranjal Kadkade. Along with the gen-next designers, established designers and the fashion partners - C Singh (Mumbai), Premal Badiani of Poshaac (USA), The Fabric Studio (Mumbai), Manish Reshamwala(Surat), Gopal Roy(Kolkatta) and our main sponsor Threads & Shirt (Mumbai) showcasing their exclusive collection on this occasion



The Runway choreography was directed by fashion choreographer Utsav Dholakia . The show scripted and presented on stage by Hugo D'souza. All the designer collections was showcased by leading fashion models like- Anchal Oberoi, Anita Kumar, Deepti Gujral, Shahnawaz etc.


B. D. Somani has always supported thriving desire of budding talent to reform new rules of fashion. Every pupil is trained towards perfection by understanding their personal skills and interest. The belief is to create fashion entrepreneurs and not just design generators.




























Now, with international certification by pearson's group, B. D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technologydelivers vocational driven modules of global standards with international approach and universal expertise. BTEC is an international qualification from Pearson, recognized by leading universities, professional bodies and international employers, and accepted by 200 prestigious universities across the US, UK and Australia for direct entry into degree courses.

Monday, 5 June 2017

Mutual Funds : A Perfect Investment tool to Grow your Money

In today’s world, We are riding on high savings & economy with growing GDP as compared to our neighborhood & other Asian countries. our vast population needs to be aware about different investment opportunities. In order to achieve financial independence. In today’s scenario, the trivial ways of investments like bank fixed deposit, bonds, saving accounts are not enough for fulfilling future goals and dreams since they do not yield good returns. 

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Image result for Mutual fund dayWe all want a better lifestyle, tension free future, but are our investments sufficient enough to provide a high ROI in a good way? Are our traditional investment methods earning good returns?  Are all these questions bothering you? That means you need to have a more balanced investment portfolio by investing in the latest trends of investments. Let me help you about that, you probably have most of your money in a bank savings account and your biggest investment may be your home. On the other side, you might not have the knowledge about mutual funds.  You are not the only one.  Investing in a mutual fund can be simpler than buying and selling individual stocks and bonds on your own. Investors can sell their shares as per their convenience. 


Recently I got an exclusive invite for an investor education initiative by Reliance Mutual Fund at their Mumbai office to better understand the investment opportunities related to Mutual Funds along with few other initiatives from Reliance mutual fund.

The event started with the introduction session & keynote by Mr. Himanshu Vyapak (Deputy CEO ) of Reliance  Mutual Fund. The agenda of the session was what is the mindset of the mutual fund investment in common people? The session was very interactive & we all were briefed about the various initiatives by Reliance Mutual Fund. I will just share some insights on the two major initiatives for investor awareness started by Reliance Mutual Fund.

Fund for a Friend (FAFF) App-


Fund for a friend is an investor education initiative, that has been conceptualized by Reliance Mutual Fund. By login into this, you can actually help your friend for right investment options in a fun way of simply answering few questions on behalf of your besties, loved ones or relatives and as a result app will recommend the best appropriate investment plan based on the results category.

Mutual Fund Day (MFD): 

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The Mutual Fund Day aka MFD is an initiative by them to inculcate the habit of investing in a disciplined manner. It aims to reach out to the all the investors in India, to build awareness among them regarding benefits of investing in the Mutual Fund as it provides an opportunity to create a more diversified investment portfolio.

Overall we can say that the mutual fund is ideal for all first-time as well as seasoned. So start investing on a monthly basis & see your money grow.



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