Siliguri | JD Institute of Fashion Technology was founded in the year 1988 with a vision of facilitating the study of fashion and various related sub-domains among students in India. It ranks among the top most fashion institutes of the country and is a regular contributor to various fashion exhibitions, fashion weeks and similar social and cultural charitable events. JD Institute boasts a widespread network of colleges in various big and small cities of India and an International branch in London.
One of the most prestigious fashion institutes in the country, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, boasts of some unique fashion designing and interior designing courses as well as some really renowned alumni like Rocky S, Shane and Falguni, Gaurav Chabra and so on.
What truly sets JD apart is also its commitment to the unique power residing in every student’s imagination no matter there they come from, the cultivation of that imagination, and its eventual translation into an awesome, marketable products through the application of knowledge, skills and industry exposure
JD Siliguri organised its second JD Annual Design Awards at The Forresta resort, Siliguri on the 9th july 2017. In order to inspire the budding designers and give them a chance to associate with the leaders of the industry, the awards are organized every year. It is one of the biggest platform for students not only to showcase their flair but an opportunity to work with leading designers and be seen and recruited by leading brands in India and abroad.
This festival of creativity showcased the creations designed by the students of fashion design and interior design departments on the theme THE DIFFERENTS’ highlighting The people who are farsighted, creative, risk takers, experimental, path breakers, and extraordinary in their approach of concepts and innovation . The students of JD observed such extraordinary subjects and created designs reflecting the same in their work. The event had two main attractions- an Interior Design exhibition , where the students showcased furniture pieces designed by them and a Fashion show , where models from India and abroad walked the ramp ,wearing collections designed by fashion design students.
The event was marked by the presence of various eminent personalities like Mr. Sanjit Goenka (Senior Interior Designer and Vastu consultant), Mr. Manoj Bansal (Senior Interior Designer) Mr Rakesh Narula – ( NEW DELHI) & Miss Benazir Suraiya ( PETA) . The show has set new standards in experiments and innovations in Fashion and Interior in Siliguri.