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Design, Creativity and Brilliance at Portfolio'15, Jaipur - Pearl Academy

Pooja Verma's 'The Post Apocalyptic Bride' collection at PORTFOLIO'14 by Pearl Academy Jaipur

Portfolio’15 was all about vision, creativity, innovation and ideas by the students of Pearl Academy that possess a great potential to change the landscape of creative industries. It is a celebration of the several years of hard work of Pearlites. Portfolio’15 presented more than 100 brilliant and innovative designs by its graduating students at Hotel Clarks Amer in the esteemed presence of Manish Malhotra as ‘Guest of Honour’. Manish Malhotra has also associated with the Academy as ‘Mentor’ for the School of Fashion, Styling and Textiles.

Pearlites were at the zenith of their enthusiasm as they were super excited about their final year projects which were put on display during the event. Innovation appeared to be the theme of the event which was perfectly supported by the fabulous installations, projects, presentations, explorations, ensemble, et al by the graduating students from Fashion Design, Textile Design and Jewellery Design courses. EnthraDr. Veena Dutta, Director, Pearl Academy-Jaipur, Manish Malhotra and Sharad Mehra, CEO-Pearl Academy at PORTFOLIO'15 by Pearl Academy Jaipurlling ramps shows presented by Pearlites were attended by the industry leaders, aspiring designers, students and their parents.

Manish Malhotra was impressed by the ground-breaking creativity of many student projects and said, “The capabilities & artistic calibre of these young students have truly impressed me today. Pearl Academy has done a commendable job in mentoring these kids. Industry demands a constant struggle and it could be safely said that these students have that hunger in them to fight their way forward.”

Dr. Veena Dutta, Director, Pearl Academy-Jaipur, said, “Portfolio’15 is the reflection of all the values that Pearl Academy stands for. It showcases the emerging talent of the graduating batch from Textile Deign, Fashion Design and Jewelry Design. It is with great sense of pride and satisfaction that we are sending out our treasured pearls in the profession world! I congratulate the passing cohorts and the entire Pearl family for achieving another year of success. I wish all graduates a very successful and promising future ahead in whatever they peruse.”

The event waswinners- Jaipur attended by the who’s who of the city including Paritosh Mehta, Founder-Trunks Company; Sunita Shekhawat, Jewellery Designer; Jaykirti Baria, Founder – Jaykirti Textiles; Ayush Kasliwal, and Jane Himmat Singh among many others.

After the towering success of Portfolio’15 in Delhi, Jaipur Portfolio was also a success and garnered admiration from all the corners of industry. Portfolio’15 ended on a high note with awards distribution ceremony for the outstanding work presented by Pearlites.



List of WINNERS from Portfolio’15, Jaipur

Undergraduate Course in Jewellery Design

# Innovative Collection
Neha Singhal for ‘Not Being to Being’
Shriya Aggarwal for ‘Seasons in the Sun’

# Best Commercially Viable Design Collection
Divya Thukral for ‘Hanami (Joy of Cherry Blossom)’

Undergraduate Course in Textile Design

# Most Innovative Collection
Anujyot Jain for ‘Metamorphosis’

# Best Design Collection
Aarushi Arora for ‘Pure’

Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design

# Best Design Collection
Nikita Jangir for ‘Wayang Kulit’

Undergraduate Course in Fashion Design

# Most Practical Collection
Aaransha Gupta for ‘Saral’

# Most Innovative Collection
Aashita Jain for ‘Contemporary Armour’
Pooja Vijay Verma for ‘The Post-Apocalyptic Bride’

# Best Design Collection
Shaivya Gupta for ‘La Femme Enfant’

For more glimpses, click here: PORTFOLIO’15 Jaipur

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