New Delhi , Mar. 6 : 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 national capital.
Day five will witness five shows by the Pearl Academy, featuring over 600 ensembles by 350 plus students. Pearl Portfolio is an annual launch pad for the graduating students from the School of Fashion, Styling and Textiles. A signature event of the Pearl Academy for the past 23 years, this one-of-a-kind event has showcased the work of graduating students pursuing their goals in fashion as well as related industries.
On the announcement, Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI stated, "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."
"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 has made this possible." said Prof. Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy.