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Indian Resort Fashion Week 2012

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India Resort Fashion Week brings to Goa the best designer and music talents from across the world. This event is Asia’s largest platform showcasing the latest trends in resort wear and beach fashion that will feature the best designers from across the globe, world-class buyers and fashionistas who share a common ground.  Here, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy the Sandkastle Dance Music Festival, showcasing a line-up of the world's most famous DJs and live music artists. This will be the event's 2nd year, running from the 28th November 2012 to 1st December 2012.



India Resort Fashion Week gives a new dimension to the traditional Indian flea market.  It offers retail space to established as well as upcoming brands as a place to showcase their offerings in resort fashion and life style wear.  Inline with its conception, the IRFW will also offer sinfully delicious food and live entertainment from national and international performers for its patrons.  The proposition is too much to resist for premium consumers looking for a wholesome shopping experience amidst the charm of traditional Goan life.
Candolim Beach in North Goa is one of the longest beaches in Goa.  What adds to the scenic beauty of the sand and sea, are the scrub covered dunes at the back of the beach, which prove to be quite popular with International tourists and Bag-packers.
The main road that is the Candolim Calangute offers stylish shopping, accommodation and a fine dining experience.  But luckily the beach front itself is calm and peaceful, and is known for being free from commercial activity.  Candolim Beach is thus your best bet of an enticing Goan experience.




Rocky Star

This season Rocky S presents an extravagant chic collection of Romance combined with sex appeal in harmony with a sparkling touch of glamour, giving it a very high fashion look.
Shruti Sancheti
Antalya on the Turkish Riviera is the most stunning part of Turkey, it is a popular destination in a glittering bay on the Mediterranean coast.  Our collection for India Resort Fashion Week is deeply inspired by this unique beach resort town.
Nidhi Munim
“Bay Dreams” is a youthful, happy line that paints the body like a canvas. This exclusive line includes an array of swimwear and cover-ups adorned from flashy solids to classic prints and delicate patterns.
Babita Malkani
The collection is designed to explore the fun and free spirit of resort fashion being showcased at India Resort Fashion Week. ''Psychedelia'' is a tribute to all the colour-crazy fashion lovers mirroring the trance mix of the urban-uber chic style that is exquisite, alluring and trippy.
Aarti Vijay Gupta
She launched her label in 2009 by debuting at the Dubai Fashion Week as the “Emerging Designer” and has never looked back since.
Anjalee & Arjun Kapoor
After making ripples in the international arena with the launch of their stores in Hong Kong and New York, couturiers Anjalee and Arjun Kapoor have also recently launched their new store in Mumbai.
MapxencaRS by Riddhi and Siddhi
The collection is called "Waves of Temptation".  It emphasizes different intensities of temptation which a person explores in love.
Narendra Kumar
Narendra Kumar’s tryst with fashion began in 1990.  After graduating from the National Institute of Fashion Technology in New Delhi, he honed his skills and designed with Ensemble, Rohit Khosla and Tarun Tahiliani.
Deepali Sonkatey
Dwardrobe is a luxury line of clothing. The collection is all about different varieties of luxury clothing and IRFW is the platform to launch the brand in the fashion world.
Anupama Dayal
In Hindu mythology, the apsara is the ultimate symbol of beauty, seduction and distraction. Apsaras are said to be able to change their shape at will. The collection celebrates this femme fatale, in all her avatars.
Indian Resort Fashion Week also has the pleasure of featuring the designers: 
Ken Ferns/ Swan Gogee Vasant/ LIBAS by Riyaz Gangji/ Asmita Marwa/ James Ferreira/ Varuna D Jani/ Falguni Shane Peacock/ Neeta Lulla/ Sushma Patel/ Rachna Sansad School of Fashion and Textile


Paris Hilton Performing As DJ
Paris Hilton is an American socialite, businesswoman and fashion designer.  She will be at Indian Resort Fashion Week to offer a DJ performance.

David Morales
David Morales is a true vanguard in the world of dance music and the efforts of the Brooklyn native remain unparalleled.

Robbie Rivera
Robbie Rivera is a true house legend, and renowned for his productions and in- demand remix skills.

Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike
In just two years, they have bypassed the usual steps to making it big by proving they have super-star quality in everything they do.

Sydney Samson
As a seven year old boy, Sidney started playing the guitar.  From then he knew that he wanted to make music for the rest of his life.

Nick Bracegirdle comes from Chalfont St Giles and he is Chicane.

Star Killers
Formerly known as Nick Terranova, he has been cutting a swathe through the bolshier end of the global house music scene over the last few years.

Riva Starr
Having left his Italian motherland by a compelling desire to reinvent, innovate and progress, Riva has made London his home since 2008.

Fabio And Moon
Both being notorious for their passion for party and a knack for the appropriate music, their joined forces represent a mighty double dose of up-to-date Progressive sound.

Over the years, his project has constantly gained quality and become a reference for sophisticated, high-functional Progressive Trance.

High On Heels
They are a collective of  talented female artists.  Offering a stunning selection of DJs, vocals and instruments. It is a unique concept in the world of live entertainment.

Viktoria Metzker
Since 2007, Viktoria has pursued a DJ career, prompted by her enduring passion for music.  She learnt Djing alongside Junior, one of the best known Hungarian DJs.

Ma Faiza
Ma Faiza has become an icon in the Indian Electronic music scene, and is one of the few artists from India playing at some of the biggest parties around the world.

Designer Hippies
Public adulation and demand have catapulted the crew beyond borders and boundaries.  Their name and fame doubles each and every time they play.

Megha Kawale
The male bastion of DJs was rocked out into outer space the day this talented woman made thousands literally dance to her tunes.  She is India's first Female Disc Jockey.

DJ Clement
Currently ranked as the No.6 DJ in India, his hope in life is "to make people dance" and this obviously holds true at each of his performances.

DJ Vijay Chawla
Vijay Chawla is definitely a brilliant DJ and artiste.  His unique musical style and charismatic personality have made him a favourite in Chennai and all over the country.

DJ Ivan
DJ Ivan is one of Bangalore’s foremost prime DJs and is unquestionably regarded as one of the pioneers of excellent music and entertainment today.

DJ Anish Sood
DJ Anish Sood is part of an emerging new breed of young artists that are sweeping the Indian dance music scene.  At just 22, he is playing at the biggest venues in India and leading festivals like the annual Sunburn Festival in Goa.    


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  • 2nd India Resort Fashion Week
  • 28th November to 1st December 2012.
  • Showcasing top designers
  • Sandkastle Dance Music Fest w/ world famous DJs


India Resort Fashion Week 2012
Candolim beach


Dates: Wednesday 28th November to Saturday 1st December 2012
Venue: Candolim Beach
Timings: 3 pm to 10 pm

Tel: +91-22 4270 9999
Fax: +91-22 26000103
Direct: +91 98193 32919
IRFW Website
Email: info@irfw.in  

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