As the sun set and gave way to a cool evening on February 4th, it also promised the dawn of a new face of fashion. Grazia India celebrated the evening to find and award a new brigade of fashion faces with a final judging round and glittering ceremony of the Grazia Cover Girl Hunt at Tote on the Turf, Mumbai.
Grazia’s new and exciting annual property took on a glamorous avatar as the 10 finalists (shortlisted after a rigourous three-city semi final round), walked the ramp to win the coveted title of Grazia Cover Girl. The Grazia Cover Girl Hunt was a result of months of shortlisting and auditions conducted by the Grazia team and a panel comprising of fashion industry stalwarts.
On February 4, the Jury Members at the finale event were make-up pro Daniel Bauer, actors Esha Gupta, Neha Dhupia, Grazia Editor Mehernaaz Dhondy, photographer Prasad Naik, and fashion Head IMG Reliance Saket Dhankar.
Of the top 10 finalists, the jury helped picked three runners-up and the final winner of the Grazia Cover Girl Hunt. The 3rd Runner Up was Aditi Joshi, 2nd Runner up Jantee Hazarika, 1st Runner up Saloni Samant. The Grazia Cover Girl Hunt winner was Ashwati Ramesh.
Celebrations included an exciting night where guests from the fashion and glamour quarters of the city, Bollywood, and the who’s who of the corporate world mingled. In attendance at the event were Poorna Jagannathan, Mandira Bedi, Evelyn Sharma, Payal Khandwala, Simone Singh, Fahad Samar, Deepika Gehani, Manasi Scott, Colston Julian, Nitya Arora, Nimish Shah, Nikhil Thampi, Shahid Datawala, MarieLou Philips, and Kadambari Lakhani.
The evening was soundtracked by indie favourites Sky Rabbit while stand up comic Sapan Verma kept spirits and moods high.
The GRAZIA COVER GIRL HUNT was Presented by – RELIANCE TRENDS, in association with – LAKME ABSOLUTE, Footwear Styling Partner – METRO SHOES, Beverage Partners – SULA VINEYARDS & SKYY VODKA, Gift Partner – LOVE AND CHEESECAKE