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D7 – an unique showcase of designers

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D7 -[quote] Amidst the hustle and bustle of Bandra, exists an oasis. A unique showcase of contemporary Indian and Western fashion from some of India’s leading designers.[/quote]

What’s in Store:

AM:PM :

Ankur and Priyanka Modi, a truly dynamic team have propelled their label AM:PM into a serious fashion force. Since the inception, this creative couple has worked together in an effortless tandem, complementing each other’s skills and areas of expertise.Expanding rapidly in the domestic market AM:PM is fast becoming a staple in the closets of the discerning. Increasingly known for their eloquent designs which represent impeccable style and uber femininity, they are self-confessed worshippers of quality. Pure fabrics, fresh colours and chic silhouettes brewed with subtle prints, surprising embellishments and passionate attention to detail, make their designs supremely wardrobe-worthy. They are keenly focused on wearability, comfort and style. Fabrics are elegantly tailored using pure and woven materials. They also use handicraft (old methods of printing and embroidery stitches), yet making their garments extremely contemporary and understated.

Their style speaks of soft grace, confident subtlety & inherited class.

As a marked show of its appeal, celebrated Indian actresses like Madhuri Dixit, Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Shilpa Shetty, Sridevi, Hema Malini, Karisma Kapoor et al have taken to the brand as customers, loyalists or enthusiasts. To underline this fact, AM:PM has won consecutive Elle Style Awards for the years 2011 & 2012.

www.ampm.in

Cue by Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna:

Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna have made their mark in contemporary prêt wear for men and women with designs that pay great emphasis on silhouettes and detailing. They draw inspiration from linear structures, geometrical lines and are greatly influenced by modern contemporary art.

They have been working together since 1997 and have entered into their 14th year of creative partnership in 2011 as an established designer brand. They have participated in over 16 fashion weeks, and at the prestigious Tranoi Trade Show for men and women in Paris for the last 10 seasons. They have been awarded ‘Best Prêt Collection’ and ‘Best Menswear Collection’ on numerous occasions.

Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna are the only Indian designers to tie up with two of the largest corporate apparel brands in the country – Van Heusen and Wills Lifestyle. They design their own in-house line under their own label and retail from over 100 stores nationwide. Internationally the label is available at 82 stores – Harvey Nichols, Bloomingdales, Anthropologie, Soignee K, Amicis, Liliane Romi, One, Isetan, Swank and Sun Motoyama to name a few.

www.rohitgandhirahulkhanna.com

Namrata Joshipura:

Namrata, a NIFT graduate, launched her clothing line in India in 1996 under the “Namrata Joshipura” label.

Namrata’s vision is that of a global aesthetic.  Her clothing easily Namrata’s vision is that of a global aesthetic that translates across geographies. translates across geographies and other artificial constructs such as age, race and point of view. The Joshipura line fuses contemporary silhouettes with modern interpretations of artisanal embellishments.  An important signature element is her innovative use of color – strong expressions of color contrasted with beautiful embellishments. Namrata strives to make clothing that is worn by complex, involved, and dynamic women.  After having lived in New York for 8 years, she moved back to New Delhi 5 years ago.

Her clothes are retailed in India at her three stores: DLF Emporio (Delhi), The Crescent (Delhi) and D7 (Mumbai).  The clothes are also sold at fine shops around the world.

www.joshipura.com

Pankaj and Nidhi:

Pankaj & Nidhi are a talented designer duo who launched their label in 2006. Celebrated for their “fresh & crisp sensibility”, this powerhouse couple pushes the They are the winners of the iconic International Woolmark Prize, 2012, India and competed for the International Finals at London Fashion Week in February 2013.envelope when it comes to creativity and innovation. Their creations are charmingand spontaneous, with a generous use of colours, inspired by craftsmanship, symbolic and cultural objects, Pankaj & Nidhi invent a contemporary language, create clothes that tell stories, for women who love freedom and authenticity and are always on a quest for originality.

In August 2012, they were chosen as Grand Finale designers, a first for one of India’s younger talents, for Lakme Fashion Week where their collection was received with a standing ovation.

They have been honoured with several Elle Style Awards, the most recent and most prestigious of which was Elle Designer of the Year 2012.In October 2010 they also won the Grand First Prize at the International Apparel Federation’s International Fashion Award at the World Apparel Convention in Hong Kong. The others have been Elle Shape Shifters for 2011, Elle Best Women’s Prêt-a-porter in 2009 and Elle Best Debutant Designer in 2008.

The rise of the label has been nothing short of extraordinary. Retailing from the top stores of the country and also from two flagship stores, one in Crescent at The Qutab in New Delhi and one in Khar in Mumbai, they are one of the few labels in the country which have struck the right balance in winning critical acclaim as well as commercial success with their innovative yet wearable clothes.

www.pankajnidhi.com

Ranna Gill:

Ranna Gill is one of the leading fashion designers in the country. The Label ‘RANNA GILL’ is a reputed brand in India and is also being recognized globally.

Ranna’s signature designs are synonymous with high panache and impeccable sensibility. For Ranna, fashion design is an art form, a journey where her initial conceptualization develops into the final product. Each garment in itself is a unique design concept where it goes through various hues till it crystallizes into the final creation.

For every creation, the basic theme is to have an aesthetic and uncluttered appeal to the garments. Her talent is a mark of originality and she tenaciously avoids the comfort of predictability.

Ranna’s unique selling proposition is her creativity through which she has ensured that every collection has a different style statement while keeping intact her basic language. Her talent is a mark of originality and she tenaciously avoids the comfort of predictability.The techniques, detailing, style, quality are some of the defining symbols of Ranna’s garments, which has established her and enabled her to convert her innovative designs and present them to the international arena. Ranna retails her exclusive women’s wear at her own showrooms in New Delhi and Mumbai. She also retails from the U.S., Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany, Dubai, Turkey, Spain and France. Ranna has a long list of dedicated clients who are committed to the Label.

www.rannagill.com

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ADDRESS

Turning Point Building,

Junction of 1st Cross Road and 16th Cross Road,

Khar Danda Road,

Mumbai 400052

TELEPHONE & EMAIL

AM:PM

e-mail : d7@ampm.in

Phone : +91 22 26485624

ROHIT GANDHI & RAHUL KHANNA

e-mail : khar@rohitgandhirahulkhanna.com

Phone : + 91 22 26485622

NAMRATA JOSHIPURA

e-mail : d7@joshipura.com

Phone : +91 022 26485624

PANKAJ & NIDHI

e-mail : store@pankajnidhi.com

Phone : +91 022 26486627

RANNA GILL

e-mail : khar@rannagill.com

Phone : +91 022 26485625 / 28

Website: https://d7fashion.com

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