DLF Emporio promotes and encourages budding designers at the DLF Emporio Design Awards 2014-15

DLF Emporio, one of India’s finest luxury destinationsannouncedthe winners of the third edition of DLF Emporio Design Awards 2015. The finale of this year’srenowned hunt in the field of fashion along with a gleaming award ceremony was hosted at DLF Emporio, New Delhi on 18th February 2015.


The DLF Emporio Design Awards honours young, innovative and emerging talent in the field of fashion design. This event further resonates with DLF Emporio’s aim toidentify and nurturetalent and help them chase their dreams of becoming one of India’s leadingdesigners.


DinazMadhukar, Senior Vice President DLF Emporio states, “It gives us immense pleasure to host the 3rd edition of Design awards. We at DLF Emporio are delighted to support talented youth and give them an unprecedented platform to showcase their work and pursue their dreams. We have created a unique and distinguished platform to discover young fresh talent and help them carve a niche for themselves in the world of fashion.”


A discerning jury consisting of stalwarts, such as ace designer SuneetVarma, classic fashion designer AnjuModi, renowned TV presenter and top fashion stylist AmbikaAnand, style icon and Vogue fashion features directorBandana Tewari and Senior Vice President of DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade, DinazMadhukarannounced the winners at the ceremony.


The theme for this edition of DLF Emporio Design Awards is to celebrate India’s Rich Heritage and the incorporation of the Mughal era in today’s fashion, such as the design elements of Jadau, Filigree or Paisley in the accessory, using the Mughal paintings and art in prints or reinventing the Anarkalis.


The 2015 chapter of DLF Emporio Design Awards saw entries from International and Indian colleges. The budding designers hailed from institutes such as Pearl Fashion Academy, NIFT, Amity University, G.D Goenka School of Fashion, J.D Institute of Fashion, IIFT, Indian Institute of Gems &Jewellery, Laxmibai College and Raffles Millennium International amongst others. 


The winners of ‘Student Designer of the Year 2014-15’ were:

• Apparel Category went to SonaliSrivastava from NIFT, Hyderabad.  

• Western Apparel Category went to MahimaMahajan from New Delhi

• Accessories Category went to Swati Gupta from Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, New Delhi

• Runner up Accessories Category went to AnkurTyagi, Pearl Academy, Jaipur


The People’s Choice award with more than 8000 likes and shares of the design on theirfacebook page went to Tanya Bansal from Pearl Academy, Delhi


To launch the start of a spectacular career, the winners gets a chance to intern with a leading Indian designer and also the opportunity to design and showcasetheir collection at the DLF Emporio Luxury Shopping Festival in 2015.


About DLF Emporio:


DLF Emporio houses seventy-four International labels and one hundred and eleven Indian designers; DLF Emporio is truly the finest luxury destination in India and a trendsetter of its kind. From jewellery and watches, the largest collection of International menswear, women’s designer Fashion, both ethnic and International, bags and accessories to home and lifestyle products, DLF Emporio is truly a shopper’s paradise- Where India's finest mingle with the world's finest. DLF Emporio has been conceptualized and designed with the sole purpose of simply offering sheer luxury shopping experience for its esteemed customers. DLF Emporio follows an ultra-chic design concept with a décor in shades of gold and copper that lends it a grand look.




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