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Model auditions for Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week
Feb '09
The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) announced the new dates and venue for the 13th edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2009. WIFW will be hosted at the Intercontinental Eros, Nehru Place, New Delhi from the 18th – 23rd of March, 2009.

WIFW also began the hunt for the New Faces Going Places – ramp scorchers, who will help enhance and bring the vision of all WIFW participating designers to life. The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week is known for being a hotbed of emerging and established design talent converting the runway and exhibition area into business destinations for Indian fashion designers.

Announcing the new dates and venue for the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Autumn Winter 2009 edition, Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI, said, “The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week has established itself as a leading business of fashion event and has strived to create a platform for designers and models that are established and those that are emerging. WIFW will be held from the 18th – 23rd of March at the Intercontinental Eros. The dates for WIFW have been brought forward in accordance with the convenience of buyers, sponsors and the availability of the new 5-star venue.”

He further added, “WIFW is a well recognized platform for young models to showcase their talent. It is key for models to blend in with the mood of the collection and thereby enhance every aspect of a designers vision. Models walking the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week runway will be both established names as well as the faces of tomorrow. I wish all the participants the very best of luck.”

Atul Chand, Divisional Chief Executive, ITC's Lifestyle Retailing, said, "The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week is the country's most prestigious and celebrated fashion event. It has been a great platform to recognise and nurture fresh talent. We are delighted at the overwhelming response to the model auditions and I am sure the new faces discovered will go places. We look forward to another exciting and spectacular edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week."

The Jury members for the model auditions would consist of:
Aparna Bahl
Ashish Soni
Ayesha Thapar
Rahul Khanna
Tinu Verghese
Varun Bahl
Vidyun Singh

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