Paris fashion Week, is the most celebrated fashion event across the globe. It is ‘a dream come true’ for any designer or fashion aspirant to be present at this prestigious event. Fashion designer Rahul Mishra who presented his collection at the Paris Fashion Week was supported by a group of design students from Pearl Academy. This is the first time that students from India have gone to Paris Fashion Week to help at a designers show.
Six Pearlites were given a chance to experience this global event. The students’ involvement with the designer and his collection started in India and went on till the show ended in Paris. They assisted Rahul with conceptualization, giving finishing touches to the collection, ensuring on ground preparedness, garment readiness, model coordination and in overall execution of the show in Paris. The students from Pearl Academy were a part of the hustle and bustle of the entire experience helping all along the way.
The students were visibly excited and shared their experiences of the Paris Fashion Week and recollected their once in a lifetime experiences. Akshita Nangia, a student from Agra who went abroad for the first time said, “”It was like living a dream. Getting great insights into managing a global fashion fiesta was fantastic. Being on time, being cool-headed under pressure and being detail-oriented, were some of the things I learned as a part of the process. Also, the fun and excitement of being at the greatest fashion show in the world was overwhelming.”
Expressing her joy, Tanaya Bora who hails from Assam said, “It was an experience of a lifetime. The opportunity of being at the Paris Fashion Week has given me the confidence to pursue a career in the fashion industry. It was amazing to be a part of the action and learn at the Paris Fashion Week. I would like to thank Pearl Academy and my faculty for providing me this great opportunity”.
Rahul Mishra, shared his experience of working with the Pearl Academy students “These students brought in lot of exuberance and vibrancy to my team at the Fashion Week. Their willingness to learn and to be a part of even the smallest of tasks was very commendable. I hope it was a great learning experience for them.”
“Pearl Academy provides life changing experiences to its students. Getting to be at Paris Fashion Week is one such opportunity. Our endeavor is to help young minds to find themselves and empower them to Be Somebody. This year over 200 students from Pearl Academy have experienced the world through similar opportunities.” Said Claudio Moderini, Head Academics Pearl Academy.