NIIFT Mohali Students Showcase Diverse Theme-based Collections


Models took the stage by storm when they sashayed down the ramp showcasing 49 hands-on beautiful collections created by the graduating fashion design students of Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) Mohali at ‘Anukama 2023’ held at Tagore Theatre.

NIIFT Students Designs at ‘Anukama 2023’

The Fashion Designing students were guided by their mentors  Dr Poonam Aggarwal Thakur, Dr Simrita Singh, Dr Deepti Sharma, Navdeep Kaur and. Puneet Khokhar. The students completed their projects being a part of well-known companies of the fashion industry.  An eminent jury with distinguished names from the fashion, apparel and textile industry evaluated the designer collections of the students.

Charandeep Singh, PCS & Director NIIFT said “Students used the platform of Anukama to present their signature style. They put in their best work which could be seen in the collections presented.”

Niift Students Designs

“We feel proud that NIIFT students walked the ramp, 35 girls and 6 boys, adding the glam quotient to the students’ creations.” said Navdeep Kaur, Show Coordinator, Anukama 2023 & HOD, Fashion design department.

The student models of NIIFT who have walked the ramp were  Shalini, Bhawana, Khushi Biyani, Yahika, Shreya Chaudhary, Rishika, Siddhi, Gungun, Diksha, Shahbaz, Isha ,Vidhika, Shobita, Richa, Arsh, Parinaz, Arushi, Vanshika, Neha, Harleen.  The Anukama’2023 show was choreographed by Navdeep Kaur.

The runway came alive with a fusion of tradition and modernity, as talented designers explored diverse themes and materials, infusing them with their personal interpretations.

NIIFT Students and Their Awe Inspiring Collections

  1. Shruti

Theme – Lost heritage based on Ukraine art and craft.

  1. Anshika

Theme – ‘The Botanical Print’.

  1. Keshav Mangal

Theme – He created a collection for the LGBTQ community named  ‘Immure’.

  1. Hansika Jain

Theme – She created a collection to bring upfront the Shakespearean love story of Romeo and Juliet.

  1. Manthan

Theme – Inspired from fashion of the 70’s.

  1. Kritika Gupta

Theme – Japanese art under the title Kabuki – the people’s art which she created using the innovative technique of batik, dyeing and printing & with motifs taken from Japanese paintings.

Japanese art Theme - NIIFT Students Designs
  1. Sukriti

Theme – ‘The fragrance of village’ showcased the art of Madhubani of Bihar.

  1. Pamilpreet Kaur

Theme – Maa Boli, collection inspired from Punjabi language.

  1. Charvi

Theme –  Old school drift.

  1. Shreya

Theme – ‘Plastic nourishment’ talked about breastfeeding related problems

‘Plastic nourishment’ Theme
  1. Nitya Sehgal

Theme – “De’Nimes to denims – the Imperishable.”

  1. Pol Jayshree

Theme – ‘Paithani Saree Revival’ ensembles with amazing draping techniques

‘Paithani Saree Revival’ Theme

Fashion Design Awards

1)    Best design collection-    Tamanna

2)    Best garment construction-  Shreya Shubhraja

3)    Best commercial collection –  Moksha

4)    Most creative collection – Keshav Mangal

5)    Best use of craft in design – Kritika Gupta

6)    Best use of art in design – Sonali Bajpai

Courses Offered At NIIFT, Mohali

NIIFT Students Designs
  1. B.Sc. Fashion Design
  2. B.Sc. Textile Design
  3. B.Sc. Knitwear Design & Technology
  4. B.Voc. Fashion Design & Garment Technology
  5. M.Sc. Fashion Marketing & Management
  6. M.Des. (Fashion & Textiles)

Admissions to NIIFT centers are open and the last date of submission of applications is 04th June 2023. For details one can visit visit

NIIFT is under the administrative control of the Department of Industries and Commerce, Punjab.



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