"a platform that acknowledges the unsung heroes"
The full list of the India Fashion Awards winners have been revealed following the second season of the awards ceremony on Saturday, September 25, 2021.
Founded by Sanjay Nigam, the awards aim to celebrate “the unsung heroes of the fashion industry” and create a space where fashion can be celebrated.
He stated that it felt amazing to conclude the second season of the awards.
Sanjay said: “It feels amazing as we conclude season two of India Fashion Awards as we believe that every talent needs a pat on the back and we, the board of India Fashion Awards is creating that platform.
“During the pandemic, we also tried giving helping hands to model artists and backstage teams for survival during tough times.”
The event took place at the Andaz by Hyatt in Delhi and was attended by various major figures from across the industry as well as behind-the-scenes contributors.
The judging panel was made up of designer Rocky Star, model Sonalika Sahay, photographer Prasad Naik, journalist Varun Rana, politician Maneka Gandhi, billionaire businessman Ravi Jaipuria, and India Fashion Awards chair Vagish Pathak.
Sponsors for the night included Pepsi, Ebixcash and Rajnigandha Pearls.
A spokesperson for Rajnigandha Pearls said:
“Rajnigandha Pearls is a brand which believes in goodness and is proud to be a part of India Fashion Awards, a platform that acknowledges the unsung heroes of the fashion fraternity.
“We are delighted to sponsor India Fashion Awards 2021 for the second year in a row and commend the creative and innovative efforts put to use the power of fashion for good.”
Winners on the night were selected on the basis of their contribution to the industry as well as their consistency and uniqueness.
The awards saw the likes of Sunil Grover and politician Raghav Chadha take home prizes.
Here is the full list of the winners for the India Fashion Awards 2021:
Model Training School of the Year
Stylish Business Leader of the Year
Popular Destination of the Year
DLF Avenue, Saket
Female Digital Entrepreneur of the Year
Coup De Food presents Backstage Manager of the Year
Artize presents New Age Fashion Stylist of the Year
Rajnigandha Pearls presents Sparkling Emerging Designer of the Year
Innovative Designer in Craft Techniques
New Age Show Director of the Year
Creambell presents Emerging Fashion Photographer of the Year
New Age Model of the Year (Ramp)
Pepsi Presents New Age Model of the Year (Editorial)
Digital Fashion Film of the Year
Noa Fragrances presents Influential Model of the Year
Havells presents Fashion Trend Setter of the Year
Legendary Photographer of the Country
Model of the Year (Editorial)
Designer of the Year Menswear
Supermodel of the Year (Male) Ramp
Supermodel of the Year (Female) Ramp
Artize Presents Fashion Stylist of the Year
Designer of the Year Bridalwear Indian
Designer of the Year International Fame
Fashion Photographer of the Year
Pepsi Presents Model of the Year (Editorial)
Designer of the Year (Popular Choice)
Legendary Fashion Designer for Contribution to Indian Fashion
Talent Management Agency of the Year
Show Director of the Year
Most Fashionable Officer of the Year
Fashion Photographer of the Year
Versatile Personality of the Year
Stylish Businessman of the Year
Designer of the Year Jury Choice
Youth Fashion Icon
Makeup Artist of the Year
Designer of the Year (Handlooms and Textiles)
Stylish Politician of the Year
Leader of Sustainability
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 India Fashion Awards.