Mehul Suthar, a noted fashion journalist, fashion designer from Vadodara, was honored with HFF Award by Humanity First Foundation at their 6th HFF Festival last weekend in Mumbai. He was nominated by Naved Shaikh (National President) and Zafar Pirzada (Director General) for his excellent contribution in fashion articles as well as for mentoring upcoming modeling talents and guiding them towards bigger national platforms. HFF, based in Navi Mumbai, promotes social welfare and provides unconditional support. HFF honors individuals from various fields such as Industrialists, Socialists, Actors, Musicians, Writers, Fashion designers, Fashion activists etc for their outstanding contributions to the society.
Mehul Suthar – The Fashionista, Fashion Blogger, Fashion Writer, Fashion Critic. Born and brought up in Vadodara – the cultural capital of Gujarat, graduated from Maharaja Sayajirao University. Always had a deep interest in the fashion and creative field. Been working in advertising since 2003 and started working in fashion since 2012.
Fashion blogger / Writer
Mehul writes fashion blogs and articles covering tips, styling, grooming, clothing trends, accessories, jewelry, fashion weeks and events, pageants and upcoming models, model interviews, success stories, Bollywood, celebrity interviews, health and fitness tips and raising awareness.
Events – Show Direction
Mehul has been the show director for many fashion shows. He has been part of the Rajasthan Fashion Week team (back support) and has conceptualised spring/summer fashion showcase. He was the show director for Bhopal Bridal Fashion Week; has directed a show for designer Siddhant Gupta in India Fashion Fest and Groom Show (wedding show for sherwani & kurtas) for Amit Shahdadpuri.
Events – Backstage
Mehul has helped backstage with fittings, styling and looks for many renowned fashion designers like Sumit Dasgupta, Gagan Kumar, Kirti Rathore, Siddhant Gupta, Ami Dwivedi, Amit Shahdadpuri, Arvindbhai Khatri for Rajasthan Fashion Week, India Jewellery Fashion Week at Ahmedabad, India Fashion Street Season 2 at Hyderabad, India Kids Fashion Week at Mumbai, Athenia show at Radisson Blu Delhi, Times Wedding Fiesta at Jaipur, Times Wedding Fiesta at Hotel JW Marriot Bhopal, Hyderabad Couture Week, Royal Wedding Show at Pune, Couture Fashion Weekend at Guwahati, India Lifestyle & Bridal Week at Raipur, Hindustan Kid Fashion Week Indore at Kalire Indore and many others.
Pageant – Jury
Given his broad spectrum of experience in the fashion world, Mehul Suthar has been invited on the jury panel of numerous beauty and manhunt pageants, including Face of Panache at Kathmandu; Mr. North India; Mr. Shining star 2014; Mr. and Ms. Central 2014, 2015 & 2016; Parul University MR & Miss Dhoom for 2014, 2015 & 2016; Mr. & Ms. Ahmedabad, Miss Bluecity Jodhpur, among others. He supports the upcoming models by advising them on grooming, personality development and other essential skills, which has enabled them to bag projects on nation level.
Glamour & Celebrities
Mehul has been lucky to work with and meet many celebrities including Madhuri Dixit, Randeep Hooda, Ajaz Khan, Zareen Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Kainaat Arora, Emran Hashmi, Mandira Bedi, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani, Ritesh Deshmukh, Nandish Sandhu, Rashmi Desai, Amal Sherawat, Rimy Sen, Bruna Abdullah, Poonam Jhawer, Bobby Darling, Aparna Sharma, Neha Kakkar, Anjana Sukhani, Pooja Mishra, Angad Hasija, Rajeev Paul, Karan Tacker, Sangeeta Ghosh, Krystle D’Souza, Kajal Vashishtha, Manish Raisinghani, Akanksha Singh, Parthiv Gohil, Miss India Earth Prachi Mishra, Miss India Hasleen Kaur, Director Sapna Joshi, Dancer Prince, Dancer Moina, Dance Master Mudassar, and Diandra Soares.
With inspiration and guidance from his designer friends Mehul has recently descended into the garment designing segment. His first piece of collection earned him the title of “Navratna Designers” of Gujarat alongside talented names like Heena Modi and Digvijay Singh. He is currently working on launching another stellar collection soon.