IMAGES FASHION AWARDS 2018 HONOUR PIONEERING BRANDS, INNOVATIVE CAMPAIGNS & CONCEPTS
To honour revolutionary fashion retail brands, trailblazing concepts and remarkable professionals of the Indian Fashion Retail Industry, IMAGES Group presented IMAGES Fashion Awards at the India Fashion Forum 2018
The 18th edition of India Fashion Forum (IFF 2018) was held on March 13 to 14, 2018 at Hotel Renaissance, in Powai. The event witnessed top honchos of the fashion industry sharing some notable insights on the current trends through various interactive sessions. In its 18th edition, IFF – a global identity of Indian Fashion industry and a mega intelligence event on the supply side of fashion retail economics – offered an in-valuable platform for networking, influencing business ideas and exploring growth opportunities for fashion retailers in India. The theme of IFF 2018 – “The Smart Fashion Movement” with 4 calibrated platforms viz Intelligent Engagement, Powered by Design, Retail as Experience and The Tech of Everything –strongly communicated the biggest determinants of success in the business of Fashion Retail that can turn a brand’s story around. IFF 2018 culminated in a gala event in the form of the Images Fashion Awards (IFA), 2018, celebrating excellence in the field of fashion retail. The coveted IFA trophies for 2018 was given to India’s most forward-looking, innovative and exciting fashion brands, retailers and professionals for achievements in the year 2017-18. The evening was attended by over many of India’s most prominent organisational, business and category heads from the country’s leading fashion and retail companies. Emceed by Sophie Chaudhary and Aneesh Trivedi, the ceremony recognised the achievements of outstanding fashion brands and retailers across various unique categories. The jury comprised of distinguished personalities in the field of research and consulting with thorough insights in to the business of fashion included BS Nagesh-founder, TRRAIN, Abheek Singhi, Sr. Partner & Director, BCG, Ajay Macaden, Executive Director, Nielsen India, Ajay Kaul, Senior Director, Everstone Group, Anand Ramanathan, Partner, Strategy & Operations Consulting, Deloitte, Ankur Shiv Bhandar, Founder & CEO, Asbicon Group, Bijou Kurien, Board Member, L Catterton Asia, Debashish Mukherjee, Partner & Co Head India, AT Kearney; Harish Bijoor, Founder, Harish Bijoor Consults, Harminder Sahni, Founder & Md, Wazir Advisors, Lara Balsaravajifdar, Executive Director, Madison World, Sunil Kumar Alagh, Founder & Chairman, SKA Advisors, Rama Bijapurkar, Expert Marketing Strategy & Consumer Behaviour, Professor Ravi Dhar, Yale School of Management, Sreedhar Prasad, Partner & Head, Consumer, Retail & Internet KPMG Chhavi Bhargava, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Commercial Officer, South Asia. The Tech Awards Jury were Subrata Dey, Global CIO, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., Arun Gupta, MD, Ingenium Advisory and Mohit Vohra, Director – Technology Consulting, PWC India.