Honor, Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand for digital natives, today announced 6 winners from 26 contestants at Hunt for the Face of Honor campaign – a partnered initiative with Cosmopolitan, one of India’s leading fashion and lifestyle magazines. The association witnessed Honor and Cosmopolitan coming together to identify fresh faces & newer talent to walk the ramp in the upcoming Amazon India Fashion Week in association with Nexa Autumn Winter 2018 in New Delhi.
An eminent jury comprising Nandini Bhalla, Editor, Honor team, Cosmopolitan, Sunil Sethi, President, Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) & designer Rina Dhaka judged 26 contestants on different parameters. After a careful evaluation & discussion, 6 winners were selected who will walk the ramp for Rina Dhaka, one of the leading fashion designers of India in the upcoming Amazon India fashion week.
Speaking on the occasion, Nandini Bhalla, Editor, Cosmopolitan India, said “Cosmopolitan is thrilled to associate with Honor 9 Life for the #FaceofHonor campaign, which gives an opportunity to aspiring models to walk the ramp at Amazon India Fashion Week. The other judges and I were thrilled with the participants who joined us at the auditions today, and we truly had a tough time selecting the 3 Male and 3 Female finalists. We are pleased with our selection, which covers different ‘standards of beauty’, to arrive at a final line-up of models that shows tremendous promise.”
P. Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Consumer Business Group, Honor India commented, “We are delighted with our association with an apex fashion magazine like Cosmopolitan. As our tagline suggests, Honor is a brand for the brave and this is one such initiative, where we aim at encouraging the youth to pursue their talent to the fullest. With this journey, we aim to bring to life the dreams of our tech-savvy millennials.”
Commenting on the association, Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI said, “Face of Honor is a unique initiative undertaken by Honor, reiterating their commitment to be in sync with the pulse of youth. Platforms like these are important to identify, promote & nurture new talent in the modelling industry and give a fresh perspective. I congratulate all the contestants & winners who participated in the campaign and did their best.”
‘Face of Honor’ is an initiative of Honor where the brand collaborated with Cosmopolitan India magazine to encourage youth to showcase their style and fashion stories. The much coveted contest has established itself as a platform for the young aspiring models to showcase their style and fashion game on the digital platform resulting in being featured on the Cosmopolitan ‘Wall of Honor’.