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FDCI and Pearl Academy Join Hands to Offer India's Best Fashion Education


   

FDCI and Pearl Academy Join Hands to Offer India’s Best Fashion Education

 

New Delhi, 8th May 2016: Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Pearl Academy today announced their landmark collaboration to offer India’s best fashion programs. This was announced at the finale of Pearl Academy’s annual graduating event, Portfolio 2016 in presence of ace designers Manish Malhotra, David Abraham, Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Mishra.

FDCI, the apex body of fashion design in India with over 400 members including Rohit Bal, Sabyasachi, JJ Valaya, Namrata Joshipura, Anju Modi, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Manish Arora etc and Pearl Academy, leading design institute with a legacy of over two decades and centers in Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Jaipur have come together to nurture and develop the designers of tomorrow.

An industry first, Pearl Academy graduating fashion students will show their final collections at the Amazon India Fashion Week. FDCI will be conducting masterclasses for Pearl Academy’s Faculty and expose them to the latest trends and techniques in the fashion industry. Regular FDCI events will be hosted at Pearl Academy campuses where by designer members, trend forecasters and fashion editors will teach and mentor students. This unique initiative has been taken by the fashion industry to shape future designers.

Speaking at the occasion, Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI who has always shown deep interest in education said, “This is a momentous juncture, as for the first time the entire fashion design council is undertaking such a deep engagement with an institution. We are very proud to be associated with Pearl Academy. I find them to be forward looking, innovative and leaders in design education. Their student work has been outstanding and I am confident that it will be further enhanced with this association. It is an opportunity for FDCI to shape the industry for tomorrow and this alliance is a first step in that direction.” (Click here to Watch more)

Sharad Mehra, CEO, Pearl Academy, added, “We have been associated with FDCI for multiple events but this association is a historic one and will change the face of fashion education. We welcome all the leading designers from FDCI to be a part of Pearl Academy and help mentor Pearlites to be future ready.”

 

 ABOUT FDCI

A non-profit organisation, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), is the apex body of fashion design in India, represented by over 350 members. Founded on the premise of promoting, nurturing and representing the best of fashion and design talent in the country; its prime objective is to propagate the business of fashion. FDCI stays true to its commitment to promote the 'Make in India' label as handlooms take center stage, in a country, who's heritage is soaked in the flavours of indigenous crafts.    

Website: www.fdci.org

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 has been recognized by leading fashion, retail and design brands which has helped in ensuring a steady track record of securing almost 100 per cent 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

For further information please contact PR Agency Weber Shandwick:

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Jayati Joshi- 9717598749


Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Pearl Academy today announced their landmark collaboration in the field of ‘fashion education’ in India. Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI and Mr Sharad Mehra, CEO Pearl Academy signed the pledge towards creating designers for the future at the Pearl Academy’s annual graduating event, Portfolio 2016 held in New Delhi.

 


Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Pearl Academy today announced their landmark collaboration in the field of ‘fashion education’ in India. Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI and Mr Sharad Mehra, CEO Pearl Academy signed the pledge towards creating designers for the future at the Pearl Academy’s annual graduating event, Portfolio 2016 held in New Delhi.

 


Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Pearl Academy today announced their landmark collaboration to offer India’s best fashion programs. Present at the event were ace designers Manish Malhotra, David Abraham, Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Mishra along with Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI and Mr Sharad Mehra, CEO Pearl Academy.

 


Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Pearl Academy today announced their landmark collaboration to offer India’s best fashion programs. Present at the event were ace designers Manish Malhotra, David Abraham, Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Mishra and the head of academics, Pearl Academy, Claudio Moderini along with Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI and Mr Sharad Mehra, CEO Pearl Academy.

 


Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Pearl Academy today announced their landmark collaboration to offer India’s best fashion programs. Present at the event were ace designers Manish Malhotra, David Abraham, Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Mishra and the head of academics, Pearl Academy, Claudio Moderini along with Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI and Mr Sharad Mehra, CEO Pearl Academy.

 


Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI addressing the students at the Pearl Academy annual graduating event, Portfolio 2016, on the occasion of the announcement of the landmark collaboration between FDCI and Pearl Academy in the field of ‘fashion education’ in India.

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