26th February 2020: The winners of ‘Whizdom Club NextGen Emerging Talent, Season 9′ during the Asian Designer Week, Winter Edition 2019’, Nimeshika Vemulakonda & Meetali Sikhwal got an amazing opportunity to showcase their Fall Winter collection at Madmood Milano Fashion Week. The young designer duo got the golden ticket to the fashion capital of the world, Milan under the designer exchange program facilitated by AFDC. They have always been appreciated for their thought process behind concepts and ideas. However, this time they went beyond their comfort zone, they experimented with textures and ornamentation that were absolutely handcrafted and made from the scratch.
The duo hit the ramp with their collection at Madmood Milan Fashion Week on 18th February 2020 along with many established and talented international designers. The young Indian designers are quite excited about their debut in Milan and stated, “We feel fortunate to showcase our fall winter collection at the fashion capital of the world. This appears like a dream come true, all thanks to Asian Designer Week.”
Additionally, Mr. Robby Rawat, Founder, FIO (parent company of Asian Designer Week) proudly stated, “We are one of the most popular fashion weeks among youngsters, and it is because we have been able to bring a platform for the young talent in fashion and design industry. ADW provides them with a real-time exposure to the fashion world and calling sky as our limit, we are soon going to bring forth a platform that caters to broader needs of the fashion industry.”
Marianna Miceli, founder of Madmood Milano Fashion Week quoted “It’s commendable to see such great collection from these young designers. We are proud of our association with the Asian Designer Week, the work that they are doing in India for young talent is something everyone around the world needs to see.”
Whizdom Club by MQDC’s Director Amy Jitpatima, Director MQDC India quoted, “I am very proud to see how young talent Nimeshika & Meetali have showcased their collection at a global level. It has been a great experience at the Asian Designer Week. Looking forward to the next edition and to support more such young talent.”