The creativity and imagination explored on the canvas of fabrics combining the sense of style and glamour, is what the scene expressed on the runway of The National Designer Runway 2022. Among the contesting designers of the event, Samuel Akonthansh bagged the winning prize and earned a cash prize of rupees fifty thousand and also qualifies for the Global fashion runway being showcased in Thailand.
Samuel is a fashion designer, and graduate from IIFT Nepal. The competition found Laxmi Shrestha and Nikita Shrestha as the joint position holder as the first runners-up and shared the value cash prize of thirty thousand. Likewise, the team of Purnima Gurung, Aakriti Kumari Shah, Karuna Chaudhary, and Perina Gurung named Black Fins scored the position of second runners-up and shared the cash prize of rupees twenty thousand. The team of Black Fins is the student designers pursuing their fashion designing course at Namuna College of Fashion Technology.
The contesting designers showcased their creativity through two of their exclusive designs flaunted by two female models. The competition was been judged by trio fashion designers Goma Tiwari of GSK Versatile, Trishna Gurung from Mrigatrishna fashion production and Sabin Dhungana of TSABINZ, and international Nepalese model Deepak Ghimire.
The event hosted at Party Yard Reception was been organized Model Songs Nepal in association with Global Online Pay was been choreographed and hosted by Rojin Shakya. The event saw sixty models performing on the runway who flaunted exclusive designer wear collections from Mrigatrishna fashion production, GSK Versatile, Orchid Fashion Studio, Maili Creation, Sara Shrestha and Onta your wish. The make-up and hair do was been performed by Facial house and Makeup Durbar.
As stated by Devil Singh Rajput, the event was been organized for creating platform for the upcoming designers and strengthening the professional growth of the fashion professionals be they the designers or the models. Among the performing models Swastika Regmi and Poonam Khadgi were been awarded as the best models while Sujan Thapa Magar and Shristi Shrestha were awarded with audience choice award.