India Beach Fashion Week at Goa’s Island of Love on February 13-14
Goa’s Divar Island, also known as the Island of Love, will make this Valentine’s special with two days of fun and fashion as it will turn into a one-of-its-kind pop destination for the ninth edition of the India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW). The event flags off at Mercure, the Goa Devaaya Resort on February 13. Presented by Ikonic and powered by Timex, it is India’s first Island Week & Fashion Festival and Asia’s largest and one of its most prominent calendar events.
“We target young and bold fashion enthusiasts and entrepreneurs, designers, content creators and artists, fresh graduates and early innovators. Their vision and outlook, design aesthetics and technology can help build India’s biggest creative ecosystem with consumers and brand custodians who stand up for green space energy and a circular usage economy,” says co-founder Pallav Ojha.
“Ikonic is elated to be joining hands with India Beach Fashion Week. As title sponsors, we look forward to being part of this vibrant event about all things fashion,” asserts Rayed Merchant, co-founder, Ikonic Professional.
“We, at Timex, understand the ever-evolving futuristic fashion industry and applaud the disruptive fashion trends. And IBFW provides the perfect platform for this bold community. We are super excited to be a part of the IBFW. It will be a great place for us to empower the young and brave new designers of this era, staying abreast with the latest innovation, creative outlook and technologies in the fashion world,” states Deepak Chhabra, Managing Director, Timex Group India.
With Goa Devaaya Mercure Resort, Divar, as its ‘Hospitality’ partner and GATSBY as its ‘Men’s Grooming’ partner, IBFW opens at 3 pm on the eve of Valentine’s Day. At 5 pm, there is a meet and greet session with all the guests. The sunset session is on the riverfront. The open-air press conference followed by live music and cocktails. At 8.30 pm, Vikram Phadnis makes his debut in resort wear. His curtain-raiser show is set in the lap of Nature, in the Tropical Garden.