Jaipur, Rajasthan: The JIFW, which is being held from September 15-19, 2010 at ‘Clarks Amer’ Hotel in the city, will see 150 of Pearl’s students from its Jaipur campus, assisting visiting international designers in the successful management and execution of their shows during the fashion week.
This is the first ever International Fashion Week organized in the pink city which is well received by participating designers, entertainers and celebrities from across the world including many from Italy, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and UAE. The designers are here to showcase a crossover of international culture and the debut fashion show has revealed this is definitely not an event meant for the fashion fatigued.
“It gives us immense pleasure to be associated with the Jaipur International Fashion Week in the very first year of its inception. This event provides a strong platform as one of the best industry experience opportunities for our PAF Jaipur students to hone their talent and prepare themselves for the demands of this rapidly evolving industry”, said Mr. A K G Nair, Group Director, Pearl Academy of Fashion.
“Our approach at PAF has always been to build a firm foundation for our students and industry interactions like these help empower students with the required exposure and skill set. These events provide students with hands on experience of working under the guidance of experienced and top designers from the industry. We aim to boost their confidence and nurture their talents further by working with the movers and shapers of the industry,” said, Ms. Taruna Vasu, Professor of Fashion Design Program at Pearl Academy of Fashion.
The Pearl Academy of Fashion, which has campuses in Jaipur, Delhi and Chennai, has been growing steadily primarily on the foundation of their professionally trained faculty members, who have a rich industry experience and are committed to continuous research and development in the domain. The Academy takes pride in their high caliber faculty, outstanding track record in student exchange, international networking & placement. The creativity and professionalism displayed by the PAF students has given them access to the best in international and Indian fashion, beauty, art and culture.
About Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) is a leading fashion and design institute with international presence. From an institute, which started with 47 students in 1993, the Academy currently has over 1600 students on its roll in its state-of-the-art campuses in Delhi, Jaipur and Chennai within India and one in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Academy has an extensive network of national and international partners including some of the best known universities and state bodies, besides having membership of prestigious bodies like the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes, National Retail Federation, USA and the Fashion Design Council of India. Currently, Pearl Academy of Fashion is also on the executive body of IFFTI, the only educational institute from India to have this honour.
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