BE OPEN Foundation’s ‘Made in India Competition 2013-14’ gave some unforgettable moments of joy, pride and accomplishment to two Pearlites – Pallav Choudhury from Textile Design (Cohort 2010-14) and Chhavi Porwal from Fashion Design (Cohort 2010-14).
Talented Pallav Choudhary’s idea of contemporary handcraft design ‘Simplicity with a touch of anarchism’ brought home winner’s trophy of Made in India Competition by BE OPEN Foundation. Pallav designed a Scarf collection of dyed fabrics that reflected and resembled the beauty and purity of Pangong Lake in Pangong Tso, his inspiration for this collection. Each scarf is unique hand dyed piece of fabric, which has been delicately folded, resisted and dyed. Earlier in the year, Pallav had also presented a handcrafted scarf to none other than Condoleezza Rice, former US secretary of state, during her visit to India.
Chhavi made Pearl Academy proud by winning the prestigious Made in India competition by BE OPEN Foundation under the category of fashion. Her beautiful collection in black and white colours wowed the jury. The Design Concept of her project deals with the story which travels through the rules followed by universe, which preferably are the methods or solutions of the survival and were discovered and followed by nature itself, where only experience could take us.
Both Pallav and Chhavi won won a cash prize of 1500 dollars each.