IOFW – Mentors, Auditions, Winners and more!

When India Online Fashion Week was launched on 12th May 2014, it awoke dreams of many budding designers, models, fashion photographers, make-up artists and hair stylists. IOFW aimed to provide a platform for the talented artists. Not forgetting that IOFW has aroused interest in us, the fashionistas about the esteemed shop-able online fashion week. Hope you remember my post about IOFW.

The willing participants were invited to submit their portfolios by 22nd June. Qualified artists were invited for auditions in New Delhi on July 1st and 2nd.

IOFW Models – Juries and Top 20 Winners

Models give life to what designers create. Out of the stream of models who showed willingness, Jabong jury members screened them and further short listing was done based on online voting. 70 short listed models were invited for audition! Imagine the rush!

Model audition took place on 1st of July. The mentors who judged 20 top models out of 70 shortlisted models list were the famous Rashmi Virmani, Carol Gracias and Samant Chauhan.

IOFW - Mentors and Juries for Model Audition

IOFW – Mentors and Juries for Audition of Models

The top 20 models who would walk the ramp in IOFW are:

Sharon Fernandes, Priyanka Guasin, Tanya Malviya, Arlette Evita Grao, Aishwarya Singh, Namrata Shetty, Farah Hussain, Anamika Benn, Priyasha Chowdhury, Jyotpriya Sud, Heena Bhalla, Khushboo Kankan, Neetika Singh, Ritu Chauhan, Aastha Ssidana, Nikita Yadav, Raghu Katal, Saib Noor Ud Din, Ravi Goswami and Himanshu Chhabra.

IOFW Models

IOFW Models

Visit this link to know more about the Top 20 IOFW Models.

IOFW Photographers – Juries, Audition and Top 5 Winners

Photographers create a unique impact of what they capture. It is not different in the case of fashion photographers. The final stage of IOFW fashion photographers hunt took place on 1st July. The renowned jury members – Akash Das, Sushmendra Dubey and Hemant Khendilwal had real challenge in judging top 5 IOFW photographers out of the competitive 20 entries shortlisted by online voting and by juries of IOFW.

IOFW - Mentors and Juries for Photographer Audition

IOFW – Mentors and Juries for Audition of Photographers

The determining 5 winning photographers out of 20 short listed ones are…… Abhishek Kharkar, Ashish Gurbani, Jayavanti Loundo, Monisha Ajgaonkar and Riddhi Parekh.

IOFW Photographers

IOFW Photographers

Read more about the Top 5 IOFW Photographers here.

IOFW Make-up Artists and Hairstylists – Juries, Audition and Top Winners

The make-up artist and hairstylists add colours to the models and thus enhancing what designers have presented through their creations. IOFW had invited 15 screened artists for audition on 2nd of July. The participants were lucky to get guidance of the juries.

Rod Anker and Samantha Kochhaar, being well-known artists themselves, finalised the top 5 artists for make-up and hair styling each.

IOFW - Mentors and Juries for Audition of Make-up and Hairstyle Artists

IOFW – Mentors and Juries for Audition of Make-up and Hairstyle Artists

And the Top 5 Make-up Artists of IOFW are: Riya Vashist, Vipin Arora, Shweta Gaur, Pallavi Sehgal and Dishita Solanki.

IOFW Make-up Artists

IOFW Make-up Artists

IOFW Hairstylists

IOFW Hairstylists

Click here and here to know more about them.

IOFW Designers – Juries, Audition and Top Winners

Designers are those who make our lives lively. India, having a rich tradition in clothing, has given birth to creative, talented and dedicated designers. Proving this, are the mentors and the winners of IOFW…

It was on 2nd July esteemed jury members Dr Darlie Koshy and Poonam Bhagat took audition of the 27 short listed designers and decided the Top 15 IOFW Designers.

IOFW - Mentors and Juries for Audition of Designers

IOFW – Mentors and Juries for Audition of Designersf

Top 15 deserving designers who will be taking part in IOFW are…

Aastha Bahl, Aditi Gupta, ANS – Aastha & Siddharth, Armaan & Aiman, Dressology by Amit Arora, Bhootsavaar by Nitin Bal Chauhan, Rajdeep Ranawat, Sajid Dhar – Swagger by Saj, Piquancy by Sarthak Gandhi, Shreya Mistry, Sid Kakkar, Tanu Bagai – DIR 69, Threesome, Timsy & Siddharth and ILK by Vineeta & Shikha.

IOFW Designers

IOFW Designers

Want to read about them? Check here.

Read more about the auditions here:

Esteemed Jury and Celebrity Mentors for #IOFW revealed that it was a tough task to decide the finalists. Having noted the hold of the mentors in their field, eager to know about the talent and professionalism of the IOFW participants we are going to watch during IOFW!

Jabong presents India Online Fashion Week will unveil the most awaited Fall Festive Collection 2014 from tomorrow, that is from 25th July onwards. Watch IOFW on TV only on their media partner NDTV Goodtimes & get exclusive news on their radio partner BIG 92.7 FM. Lets enjoy the first Online India fashion Week with Revlon India being IOFW make-up partner,  ZIVEG as the accessories partner & hair styling partner Philips India. I am very much curious. What about you?


A nature lover and dreamer who expresses herself as an artist, fashion designer and blogger. Persued B.Sc fashion design at Karavali College (Mangaluru University 2003 - 2006) with first rank. Former lecturer for fashion designing at Gloria College, Puttur for five years (2006-2011). Blogger since 2013.


  1. It will be a great showcase for fashion in India.

  2. I have always believed in Indian power on the fashion scenario. We are so diverse, so different from the global norm…Jabong has given a good platform for budding talent in the industry.And you covered it so well.

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