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Silhouettes ’08 | B D Somani Institute

Updated: Aug 20, 2018

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Silhouettes ’08, the annual fashion show of B.D. Somani Institute of Art & Fashion Technology was a step forward in fashion, as it was all about preserving the environment… Planet • F - Celebrating The Earth’ was the theme for this year’s Silhouettes ’08.

A Rocking Night:

It was a lazy Sunday on the scorching eve of May 4, 2008, as Hugo D’Souza , “THE VOICE” of the fashion world , gave the evening the perfect start.

A plethora of personalities from honoured the show with their gracious presence. Leading fashion designer and queen of drapes Shaina NC and distinguished Rahul Mehta, President CMAI made their way as guests of honour. Famous fashion critique Meher Castelino, couturier Anita Dongre of the label AN D, designer duo Anjali and Arjun Kapoor, celebrity designer Ashley Rebello, funky hairstylist Sapna Bhavnani, Viren Shah of Roopam, and Govind Shrikhande, CEO , Shoppers Stop, occupied the jury’s chair. They assessed the fabulous gamut of haute couture, unveiling in the grand adulation of mother earth. Add to that the infectious voice of Hugo D’Souza that kept the crowd upbeat while the models Shonal Rawat, Candice Pinto, Alicia Raut, Nethra Raghuraman, Himangi, Shahwar Ali, Girish and Gaurav displayed the creations. ‘B.D. Somani rocks’ were the words that echoed the hall, as Shaina NC applauded B.D. Somani for its fantastic vanguard of young couturiers. Needless to say… It was showtime for everyone…

Web References:

Fashion Mentor Board, 8 Mar 2012

Mr. Hugo D'souza

Fashion Faculty, 8 Mar 2012

Mr. Hugo D'souza

Fashion Silhouettes, 4 Aug 2010

Adding to the pulse of the evening was the sound, music and light by Pulsar India and the show was presented by the Master of ceremonies Hugo D'souza.


The show was hosted by Master of Ceremonies Hugo D'souza.


Compered by Hugo D'souza, the show was presented on stage by Nafisa Joseph.


The Ramp show was choreographed by On Cue Productions, Stage, Sets & Lights by EMC, with pulsating Sound and Music by Performance Audio . Working well in tandem, the show was compered by Hugo D'souza and presented on stage by Manasi Scott.

The master of ceremonies Mr. Hugo ..., 5 Mar 2006

The master of ceremonies Mr. Hugo D'souza had arrived and was taking the brief from the students, their profiles, that of the judges and the organizers.Having his script ready he was ready to take to the podium, marking the sign that the 2nd VIP Designer Lingerie Contest had reached its finale.

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