Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Day Five of AIFW AW’17 To Showcase 'Pearl Portfolio' by Pearl Academy

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Chandigarh 07th March:-  The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), and the Pearl Academy today announced, day five of AIFW AW'17, to present the Pearl Portfolio. The FDCI and Pearl Academy, a leading design institute with a legacy of over two decades have come together to nurture and develop future design visionaries. The event will be held from March 15-18, and the Pearl Portfolio, will be added as the fifth day, on March 19, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Lodhi Road, in the capital.

Day five will witness five shows by the School of Fashion, Styling and Textiles, Pearl Academy, featuring over 600 ensembles by 350 plus students. Pearl Portfolio has been a signature event of Pearl Academy for the last 23 years and has been an annual launch pad showcasing the work of graduating students pursuing their goals in fashion as well as related industries.

On the announcement, Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI stated that we are delighted to present the Pearl Portfolio as it is a creative space, which fosters fresh ideas through enabling design education. As a leading body that promotes design excellence, this collaboration will give an opportunity to greenhorns, to have an eclectic vision for the future.

Prof. Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy said that it is fabulous for our students to be showcasing at the Amazon India Fashion Week. The intent is to give our students relevant learning, invaluable exposure and the best possible experience. Strong collaborations with industry partners like FDCI have made this possible.