Posted in Fashion, Fashion Design, PAF alumni, Pearl Academy, Pearl Alumni, Textile


Pearl Academy, one of India~s leading institutes of design, fashion and related business courses, recently unveiled the book Master class at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, presented by the Fashion Design Council of India. Masterclass: Fashion & Textiles Guide to the Worlds Leading Graduate Schools is a guide from Frame Publishers in Amsterdam,



Copy of PA NEWS TIMES OF INDIIA 30-MAR-2014 PAGE 09SOURCE:Times of India,Delhi Times New Delhi-30 -march- 2014 pg,9

Posted in Crafts, Design, Education, Pearl Academy, Pearl Academy Faculty, Pearl Academy Students, Textile, Textile Design, Workshops

Pearl Academy Organized “Textile Design workshop” at Jaipur campus


Students of PG Fashion Design  / Textile Design and Foundation  are  participated   in the workshop and trained the traditional craft of embellishment techniques.

DNA After Hrs ( DNA),Pg No- 3, 15.1.14Organised by Textile Department ,Jaipur campus pearlacademy

Source: English news paper  DNA-pg.3 15/01/2014 ,Jaipur city

Posted in Fashion, Fashion & Lifestyle, Fashion & Technology, Fashion Design, Pearl Academy, Pearl Academy Faculty, Textile

Hindustan Tin Works Ltd and Pearl Academy join hands for Sustainable Design Fashion Workshop for Canvironment Week 2012

MS. Cora with Mr. AtitHindustan Tin Works Ltd has partnered with Pearl Academy for developing lifestyle and fashion garments using metal cans and scraps during a sustainability design fashion workshop held at Pearl campus. Canvironment Week 2012, the unique initiative by Hindustan Tin Works Ltd, for highlighting the sustainability credentials of cans has been kick started by Mr. Atit Bhatia, Senior Vice President, Hindustan Tin Works Ltd.

Every year Canvironment Week is organized to support the cause of ‘Save Our Planet’. It is the third in the series of the global event spread across 11 countries promoting sustainability of metal cans. Canvironment week aims to promote and create awareness about the benefits of usage of cans, the vital one being its Eco-friendly nature.

Top fifteen garments will be selected and showcased during a fashion showcase event to be held in January 2013 in two cities Delhi and Mumbai. Two winners will be selected who will be awarded a sum of Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively. To encourage student participation Mrs. Sakshi Narula, owner of Krasns Couture and pearl alumni delivered a motivational speech to the students.

Speaking during the formal announcement of the competition Mr. Atit Bhatia, Senior Vice President, Hindustan Tin Works Ltd said, ‘We are using fashion as delivery vehicle for the students to get involved in an environmental campaign that promotes sustainability. This activity has been very successful in the last two years and we are looking for an excellent outcome by the Pearl Academy students this year.’

Ms Cora Goteman, HOD, Fashion Design, Pearl Academy, said “Sustainability is at the core of design and is embedded within the curriculum at Pearl Academy. The Canvironment Competition set up by Hindustan Tin Works is an opportunity for our students to explore and contribute creatively towards this idea. We look forward to exciting and meaningful outcomes”.


Source : Report by India Education bureau, New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec 05, 2012.

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Posted in Competition, Fashion & Lifestyle, Fashion Design, Pearl Academy, Pearl Academy Students, Pearl Events, Textile

Re-Fashion : A Competition For Design Students

“Re-Fashion” A Competition For Design Students has been organized by Fair Trade Forum, India in partnership with  Pearl Academy to  design a unique fashion & lifestyle product based on the theme of  “RE-fashion”. The competition was aimed at engaging the young creative minds in fair trade and sustainable consumption.

The competition have received a very healthy response from design students of various colleges in India. Total 25 students (from all over India) have participated and displayed their best works.

An eminent jury panel (consisting of designers, industry experts and members from academia) have decided the awards for participants. The display and jury was held on 8th November 2012 at PEARL ACADEMY, NARAINA, DELHI.

A great achievement for our students, out of 25 participants from various design colleges (all over India), the winners are from Pearl Delhi and Chennai.

Heartiest Congratulations to all winners!!!

Winners of Re-Fashion 2012

1.       Fashion & Textile Products:


Awards Winners College/Institute
1st Prize: Swetha Jayaraj Pearl Academy, Chennai
2nd Prize: Sirisha Chodavarapu(Pearl Academy, Chennai) Pearl Academy, Chennai
3rd Prize: Gourav Goel(Pearl Academy, New Delhi) Pearl Academy, New Del

 2.       Lifestyle  Products:

Awards Winners College/Institute
1st Prize: Bakul Joshi Pearl Academy, New Delhi
2nd Prize: Prapti Verma Pearl Academy, New Delhi
3rd Prize: Gourav Goel Pearl Academy, New Delhi

3.      Promotional materials:

No Participant

Jury Members:

Needa Mehmood (Fashion Designer)

Rajeev Saran (Product Designer)

Rim Zim Dadu (Fashion Designer)

Jay Kumar (Marketing Head – Fair Trade Forum, India)

Participants from Design Colleges:

NIFT – Kolkata and Patna,

Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore.

FDDI – Noida

Punjab University, Chandigarh

NIIFT, Ludhiana

KIIT University, Gurgaon

Pearl Academy, Delhi, Chennai and Noida

































Source : Mr. Prasanna Baruah, Associate Professor & Course Leader Pearl, B.A. (Hons) Fashion Design Pearl Academy Delhi.

Posted in Career, Designing, Education, Fashion, Retail, Textile

Admission 2012 Pearl Academy : MAFT, MAFMG


** MA Design (Fashion & Textiles)

** MA Fashion Marketing


Duration : 3 semesters of 6 months each

Eligibility : Graduate degree / diploma from Pearl/NIFT/NID/other Indian/Foreign Institutes of repute in Fashion/Textile Design

Or B.Sc.(Textile & Clothing)

Or Any graduate with sufficient experience in Fashion/Textile Design.

Location : Delhi

Seats : 20


Eligibility : Graduate degree / diploma from Pearl / NIFT / NID / other Indian / Foreign Institutes of repute in Fashion Design, Technology / Business disciplines

Or B.Sc.(Textile & Clothing)

Or Any graduate with or without experience in Fashion Business functions

Location : Delhi

Seats : 20


How to Apply :

Apply Online or Application format can be downloaded from the website.

Contact us :


A-21/13, Naraina Industrial Area,

Phase II, New Delhi – 110028.


Important Dates : Masters Programmes

Last Date of Application :June 11, 2012 – By Hand / By Courier / post

Portfolio Evaluation for MAFT : June 11-15, 2012

Interview for MAFT : June 14-15, 2012

Interview for MAFMG : June 18, 2012

Written Test for MAFMG :June 18, 2012

Declaration of Final Result : June 30, 2012

Last Date of Fee Payment :July 12, 2012

Commencement of Classes : July 30, 2012

Last date for receiving applications for Industry Sponsored Candidates/ Foreign Nationals / PIO / NRI : July 7, 2012

Click here to apply online


Posted in Career, Designing, Education, Jewelry, Textile

Indian Textiles and Jewelry at the Pearl Academy of Fashion

Host Institution & Location: The Pearl Academy of Fashion (India)

Program Dates:

  • Introduction to Handmade Textiles of India. July 10 – July 27, 2012 (application deadline is June 15, 2012)
  • Introduction to Indian Jewelry Design. July 10 – July 27, 2012 (application deadline is June 15, 2012)
  • Introduction to Indian Textiles and Crafts. July 30 – August 17, 2012 (application deadline is June 15, 2012)

Language of Instruction: English

Program Focus: Textile and Jewelry Design

Basic Description:

Mystical and magical, exotic and elegant, spiritual and special, traditional and trendsetting – India is all this and more. Warm, friendly and welcoming, India beckons you to experience not just its sights and sources, culture and festivities, but also its rich tradition in arts and crafts. Both of which have today taken the global fashion industry by a pleasant surprise. India presents business opportunities that few other countries will match in this decade, and the next. Learn more through new short term programs developed by the Pearl Academy of Fashion. Welcome to the world market of the future. Welcome to India!














Posted in Career, Education, Fashion, Textile

Pearl Academy of Fashion hosts Doon School Students – imparts insights about Key Courses

Students learn about immense career opportunities in Textile, Jewellery and Design industry

Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) Jaipur – India’s leading Fashion and Design Institute known for its internationally benchmarked quality of education – recently welcomed students of The Doon School, Dehradun, to its campus. The trip on 17th February witnessed a group of 20 enthusiastic students, along with three faculty members, seeking insights into the nuances of PAF’s Textile and Fashion Design courses.

Fashion Design is an excellent opportunity for embarking upon a creative career in clothing. It holds immense employment opportunities in the rapidly expanding designer label, luxury brands, apparel retail brands and ready-to-wear fashion industry. In the current competitive environment, a fashion designer needs to be equipped with knowledge, skills and the proper professional attitude to give shape to his or her creative ideas through technical interpretations.

The Textile Design programme offers an exciting range of learning opportunities spanning across textile design and promotion, focusing on all four core specialist techniques of knits, weaves, prints and surface ornamentation. Incidentally, prospects in the Textile industry transcend apparels, extending into new avenues such as home furnishings, technical textiles and accessories. The students were run through the various processes and methodologies for turning a fabric into a finished product. PAF’s veteran faculty members then briefed the visiting students about additional fashion avenues and career opportunities via these courses.

The Jewellery Design course structure and content is designed to provide a positive platform for the motivated students with creative flair to develop their skills and abilities in preparation for facing the professional world. The program seeks to equip students to take the first step on the journey to creative endeavors in the field of gems and Jewellery. The students are polished to develop an eye and personal perspective to deal with the various faculties of Jewellery activity.

Source: India PR Wire


Posted in PAF faculty, Textile

Heimtextil 2012

PAF faculty Ms. Rekha and Ms. Shazia attended an International Conference on Textile and Home, Heimtextile 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany from 11 – 14 Jan 2012.

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The visit was very fruitful and they gathered an incredible amount of information about innovations, atmospheres, energy and ideas.  There were 2634 exhibitors from 61 countries.  More than 400 manufacturers drew attention to the latest innovations for textile furnishings in the contract sector and architecture.

Source: Ms. Nandita (HoD, B&T Dept. PAF)