Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters 2014
Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters 2014, now in its third edition, is a platform showcasing jewellery designs in India based on researched trend forecasts. Jewellery is increasingly being looked at as a necessary part of the consumer’s luxury and lifestyle cache and is steadily moving beyond its physical value. This year Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters 2014 presented eight exquisite theme-based jewellery collections amidst glamour and glitterati at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, on 20 February.
The event was co-hosted by GJEPC (Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council) IIJS Signature Show 2014 and co-sponsored by AZVA and Forevermark.
Actress Aditi Rao Hydari , Actress Shazahn Padamsee, Femina Miss India International 2011 Ankita Shorey along with Gurleen Garewal, Miss India International 2013, Manasi Moghe, Miss India Universe 2013, Shrishti Rana, Miss Asia Pacific World 2013 and Prachi Mishra, Miss India Earth, 2012, Shibani Dandekar and Miss India International 2012 Rochelle Maria Rao sashayed down the ramp wearing the designs as showstoppers.
“Design sensibilities of Indian consumers are going through a revolution. Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters 2014 keeps pace with the ever-changing dynamics of the modern Indian consumers and offers the privilege and exclusivity of owning unique designs that tell inspiring stories of creation. The collections fulfill the lifestyle need of consumers who are looking to own not just the product but a story along with an exceptional buying experience that lasts a lifetime. Owning these extra-ordinary creations will definitely add to the individuality of every self-assertive fashion-minded woman,” says Soma Bhatta, Editor, The Retail Jeweller.
“We are proud to collaborate with The Retail Jeweller, the organiser of Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters 2014. The evening provides a unique industry platform to bring to the fore the exceptional designing and manufacturing capabilities of India. I am confident that through this unique initiative, the industry will get insights into the upcoming jewellery trends, both at domestic and international levels,” says Vipul Shah, Chairman, GJEPC.
“It’s been a pleasure for Azva and the World Gold Council to be associated with a platform like Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters yet again. This forum has created a perfect environment for professionals and retailers to come together to discuss and forecast trends within the jewellery industry. Gold has always been a quintessential part of special occasions in India. Our brand Azva inspired by the seven vows, hopes to make every such occasion special with its exquisite jewellery collection boasting of designs as eternal, as precious and as emotional as the promises made by modern couples,” says Vipin Sharma, Director, Jewellery, World Gold Council.
“We at Forevermark are delighted to be associated for the 3rd year with Retail Jeweller India Trensetters. Forevermark stands for beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced diamonds. We study trends and keep a close eye on consumer perception and choices; in Forevermark, we also look towards the future not only in terms of modern and contemporary jewellery design but in trends of visual merchandising and retail ambassador training. Forevermark looks at future proofing the consumer with the most selected and rare diamonds and the Forevermark Authorized Jeweller with business direction that is much more than above the line advertising,” says Sachin Jain, President, Forevermark.
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