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New kids on the block

This fashion week like every other time, HT City does its own bit of fashion forecast. Here are the designers to look out for.

fashion and trends Updated: Mar 08, 2008 14:21 IST
Jaydeep Ghosh

For all those people hunting for new talents a fashion week is as good as a gold mine. This fashion week like every other time HT City does it own bit of fashion forecast. Here are the designers to look out for.

PRASHANT VERMA, 22,:
He has worked with some of the big names of fashion - Alexander McQueen and world-famous milliner: Philip Treacy And the experience has enhanced his latent talent. Presently he is happy doing customised designing for Delhi's fashionistas. His hand-painted works and digital prints in his summer 2008 collection stand testimony to the fact that he is in sync with global trends.
USP: Draping columnar gowns.

ABHIJEET KHANNA, 26:
Once upon a time this gentleman was m Manish Arora's design team. With his very own summer 2008 collection, Khanna is now ready to debut as an independent designer. His eye for details makes him different from the rest. Khanna believes that the inside-out of a garment should look as beautiful as the exterior
USP: Clean-finish, attention to details and colour sense.

RAJ SHROFF, 26 AND NEETU GUPTA, 36:
The surface-texturi- sation in their spring/summer 2008 collection is commendable. Even the silhouettes have a very international feel about them. The stark colours brightened up by gold embroidery work makes the look interesting.
USP: Juxtaposing bold textures with the most intricate embroidery