Max Miss Bangalore in association with Gitanjali Gems revealed the top 16 girls who will compete for the crown through a glitzy fashion capsule at the Lalit Ashok. Giving an exclusive preview of the Festive - Winter 2012 collection of Max, the beautiful girls wore the designs with a unique charm.
The afternoon hosted by Max and Dream Merchants proved to be an absolute fashion treat with exceptional attitude and oomph as the 16 contestants strutted their way down the ramp, hopeful to make the best first impression. The contestants were selected from the hundreds of aspirants who registered into the contest by dropping into Max stores and the auditions that took place at malls and various colleges across the city. The shortlisted girls have gone through a series of grooming sessions with top professionals in the field of modelling, mentored by renowned fashion choreographer & ex-model, Achala Sachdev and MS Sreedhar to prepare them for the Sub Events on 20th September and an explosive finale on September 21st, 2012.
Max Miss Bangalore aims at recognizing the talent in aspiring young women and then grooming them into poised and confident models. The finalists who walked the ramp comprised of 16 such young ladies who have the charisma and attitude to make it big.
Commenting on the initiative, Vasanth Kumar, Executive Director, Max, said "Max as a brand is synonymous with international fashion and has a strong youth following in the country. Our core brand value is to democratize fashion making it accessible to everyone. In keeping with this philosophy, we have associated with Miss Bangalore which provides a window of opportunity to the young ladies of the city to showcase their talent and get their first break in the glamour industry".
Also in the words of, Feroz Khan, Director, Dream Merchant "Bangaloreans are known for their high fashion quotient. Miss Bangalore Beauty Pageant organised by Dream Merchants since 1994 takes Bangalore's Fashion charisma one leap ahead by being the launch pad for aspiring, beautiful and talented young women of Bangalore. We have discovered talents such as Sara Corners, Vitika Agarwal, Madhuri Bhatacharia, Nafisa Joseph etc. in the past. In its 12th edition, we promise the pageant will be much grander than ever before and with Max as our main sponsor, the fashion quotient of this contest will be on an all time style high".
Along with Max the other sponsors are Gitanjali (associate sponsor), Kingfisher (after party partner), Green Trends (makeup, hair & skin partner), Blenders Pride (event partner). Lalit Ashok was the official host of the show.