A Fashion Design graduate from NIFT-Delhi, who completed her formal education in Mumbai and did a technical course in dress designing and manufacturing from Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai, Devika has about 2o years of hands-on experience in the fashion industry, with a varied portfolio. She has run her design brand ‘Devika & Krishna’ for over eight years, selling from boutique stores all across India. She worked with various design houses and brands like Suneet Varma, Reebok, Fabindia, CIE, Cottage Industries. She has closely worked on costumes with veterans like designer Bhanu Athaiya, danseuse Shovana Narayan and Ramoji Gandhi. She has been associated with various design institutes like NIFT in Delhi and Mumbai, Amity University and Pearl Academy as an industry mentor and as design faculty. She has been a fashion consultant for various firms like Printo and has also been involved in the development of an app called ‘The Sari App’. Her areas of interest are fashion illustration, costumes, design process and trends.