After putting together a successful edition in the North this year, Femina, India’s leading women’s brand presented the 5th Edition ofFeminaStylista South for aspiring fashionistas in the region. It has already carved a niche across the nation with consecutive editions in the North, West, and South. The gala night was held at Gokulam Grand Hotel & Spa, Bangalore. The talent hunt witnessed the participants put together a power-packed show, bringing the best of beauty and intelligence on a single stage. Amongst these talented young girls,Shimona Nath was announced as the title winner, while Vaishali Rajput and AishwaryaBaruah won the 1st and 2nd runners-up titles, respectively.The coveted talent hunt was judged by esteemed jury members, which consisted of Bollywood actress Kriti Kharbanda, actress Pranitha Subhash, actress Shweta Prasad, designer Ramesh Dembla, education activist Dr Shruti Gowda, Marketing Head, Santoor,Himanshu Kumar and editor of FeminaTanya Chaitanya, who came together to felicitate the most deserving one with the title. The contestants proved their mettle by undergoing three rounds while giving each other a tough fight to win this most desired title.
The contestants were judged not only on their beauty, for their inimitable style sense,poise, intelligence, and personality traits. Adding to the gala, soulful performances by multitalented singer Kenishaa Francis and Beatboxer VineetVincentadded to thefestivity and engaged audiences, participants, and judges alike.Tanya Chaitanya, Chief Community Officer and Editor, Femina magazine, said, “Following the positive response received for the last six seasons of FeminaStylista in the west and the north, we further intend to continue expanding our footprints in other regions across the country. Femina, in addition to unearthing the best of the talent across the country, aims at providing an equal opportunity and a platform to the ones who dream. Our IPs and content is strategized to empower women and encourage them to be truly unstoppable – a belief synonymous with Femina, which also effectively reverberates through FeminaStylista.”The title partner was Santoor Gold. The other partners for the event were Qtrove.com, Freshness Partner – Freshmeltz, Fashion Jewellery Partner –Kushal’s Fashion Jewellery, Hair & Make up Partner – Hair Speak Family Salon & Spa, JewelleryPartner - Sri Ganesh Diamonds&Jewellery– Rajajinagar, Lingerie Partner – V Star, Couture Gown partner – Rini Couture, Venue Partner - Gokulam Grand Hotel & Spa, and Travel Partner - Akshaya Motors.