Shantanu and Nikhil, Mandira Virk, Rimzim Dadu, Sumiran Kabir Sharma and others presented their collections on the second day of AIFW ‘18
Pearl was recently named in the top 25 Global Fashion School ranking by Business of Fashion
Pearl Academy, which completes 25 years in the industry this year, celebrated its legacy with ‘Influence’ – a show by 17 alumni of the institution, at AIFW ’18. Continuing the association with Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) through Amazon India Fashion Week, Pearl Academy organized ‘Influence’ to bring together some of the biggest names in the industry for one show that celebrated the legacy of the institution.
A Showcase by Pearl Alumni - 25 Years of Pearl Academy
The Pearlites who took part included Jayati Goenka, Pallavi Dhyani, Tanya Bansal, Resham Karamchandani, Sumiran Kabir Sharma, Utsav and Teresa, Mehandee Dureja, Pratyush Kumar, Vaishali S., Amrit Kaur, Sahil Jai Singh, Astha Narang, Mandira Wirk, Leon Vaz, Karan Torani, Rimzim Dadu and Shantanu & Nikhil. Designers presented Influence, a showcase by Pearl Alumni that took audiences on a journey of fashion through CRAFT which is the heart of Indian fashion, influence of STREET and CINEMA and WARRIOR featuring futuristic and contemporary style.
Influence By Pearl Academy – 25 years of Pearl Academy
Pearl Academy was recently named in the top 25 Global Fashion School ranking by Business of Fashion, and to celebrate the same a grandeur affair was hosted by Mr. Deepak Seth, founder of Creative Arts Education Society. The affair saw some of the biggest industry names and fashion behemoths in attendance. Garima Babbar from Adobe, Satish Gokhale from Design Directions Pvt. Ltd., Sharad Mehra from Laureate India, David Abraham from Abraham & Thakore, Mandira Virk and Jeneva Talwar were among the few who came to show their support.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Nandita Abraham, CEO of Pearl Academy, said, “Amazon India Fashion Week 2018 is an excellent platform for Pearlites to showcase their works to a discerning audience. Pearl Academy is a leader in fashion design education and we continue to strive for excellence. The fashion world is constantly changing, demanding the best from creative designers. I am happy that Pearl is able to provide such opportunities and exposure to talented young designers.”
Pearl’s alumni moved beyond fashion and presented the scope of innovation and technology in the fashion industry at ‘Influence’. By getting the first-hand experience, it was also an insightful event for aspiring fashion designers and fashion enthusiasts. The designs were highly appreciated by the audience at the event and received an over-whelming response.
About Pearl Academy
Pearl Academy is India’s leading private institution in design, fashion and creative businesses, and has been a catalyst to success for students across these creative industries over the past two decades.
Founded in 1993, Pearl Academy is today widely acknowledged by the industry for preparing students with relevant practical and theoretical knowledge in various creative domains. Pearl Academy delivers over 30 uniquely designed under-graduate, post-graduate and professional programs through its campuses in Delhi NCR (East & West), Jaipur and Mumbai. Pearl Academy’s reputation of preparing ‘job ready’ students havs been recognized by leading fashion, retail and design brands which have helped in ensuring a steady track record of securing almost 100 percent placement record for its students.
The institution is backed by the resources and expertise of Laureate International Universities network, a global network of renowned institutions such as London College of Fashion, Nottingham Trent University (NTU), Domus Academy (Italy), and NABA (Milan) among many others.
Laureate International Universities network has a presence in 28 countries, serving more than one million students.
For more information, please visit: www.pearlacademy.com.