KSOFT Hosts Workshop on Fashion Lifestyle Accessories Designing


KIIT School of Fashion Technology (KSOFT), recently organized a comprehensive workshop focusing on Fashion Lifestyle Accessories Designing, with a special emphasis on Sustainable and Fancy Jewellery. The event spanned from the 7th to the 9th of February 2024, attracting enthusiasts and experts alike.

The workshop featured esteemed artisans, including the National Awardee, Shri Ekadashi Barik, renowned for his Bamboo Jewellery craftsmanship, and Mrs Geetanjali Mahapatra, recognized by G20 for her expertise in Fancy Jewellery design.

Students from all academic years, from first to third, eagerly participated in the workshop, immersing themselves in two days of learning and creative exploration. The sessions were designed to provide hands-on experience and insights into the intricacies of designing sustainable and fancy jewellery pieces.

On the final day, the workshop culminated in an exhilarating competition, showcasing the talents nurtured during the event.

On this day adding to the vibrancy of the event, Ollywood Playback Singer and alumna of KIIT, Jyotirmayee Nayak, graced the occasion, joining as a jury member for  the competition, further enriching the experience for participants and adding a touch of glamour to the proceedings. Three winners emerged from the competition, demonstrating their innovation and skill in crafting unique accessories.

The inauguration ceremony was graced by esteemed dignitaries, including AO Mr. Rajanikant Baral, Deputy Director Ms. Gipsita Nayak, and Dean Professor Bauri Raula, of KSOFT, who inaugurated the event alongside Convenor Itishree Sahoo and other distinguished faculty members.

Adding to the excitement of the inaugural day, Sampoorna Pati, a second-semester student, achieved a remarkable milestone by publishing her book titled “Lost in Time,” which was also inaugurated during the ceremony, celebrating the diverse talents within the KIIT community.

The workshop not only provided a platform for students to show their design skills but also fostered collaboration and knowledge exchange between artisans, students, and industry professionals. KSOFT’s commitment to nurturing talent and promoting sustainable practices in fashion design was evident throughout the event.

The resounding success of the workshop underscores KSOFT’s dedication to providing holistic education and fostering innovation in the field of fashion and accessory design. Through such initiatives, KSOFT continues to inspire creativity and excellence among the future leaders of the fashion industry.

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