Celebrating 25 years of creative impact, Pearl Academy offered a platform to the budding designers to showcase their creations at the FDCI Amazon India Fashion Week today at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
‘Portfolio’ was a platform for graduating students of Pearl Academy and marking the entry of these promising designers into the professional world.
This year almost 400 students from across Delhi and Noida campus and selected students from Mumbai and Jaipur displayed their best creations.
The theme of this year’s portfolio was ‘Future of Fashion’. The design collections on the ramp introduced thematic inspiration of individual interpretations and concepts. Every collection had a unique idea and well-crafted thought behind it.
This year, the budding designers explored their creative ideas through design concepts based on fashion sustainability, traditional Indian craft, fashion sub-culture, individual design identity in sync with the dynamic and ever-evolving fashion trends.
The event saw big names from the design and fashion industry, media, feature writers, educational institutes turn up to get a sneak peek into the Pearl Academy Portfolio 2018.
Some of the celebrity guests who came to encourage the new entrants to the fashion industry included Deepak Bhagwani, co-founder, Manish Arora company; Salesh Grover, Business Head, OSL Luxury; Prem Dewan, retail Head, OSL Luxury; Manjeet Bhullar, architect and interior designer; Gunveen, Zara; Neelanjan Ghosh, Head designer – Tarun Tahiliani; Designers Rina Dhaka; Abhijeet Khanna; Nitin Bal Chauhan and Sunil Sethi, President FDCI.