Immersion Cell is an exciting initiative by Pearl Academy for promoting design, fashion and business excellence. It is a platform created for interaction of the new talent pool from academy with the corporate world of sustained development through design & innovation. The aim of Immersion Cell is to help students grow and identify the industry requirements by giving them the firsthand experience of working within the corporate environment via learnings led project.
KYRA by Shalini Bajaj (London based Designer)
UG & PG Fashion Design students across campuses participated in the ‘KYRA Design Competition’. The students were instructed to design stoles, sweatshirts, kaftans, capes and dresses as a part of the contest. Three students – Vibhuti Bhatt, Anshika Agarwal and Karan Sareen of PG batch from Delhi West centre were selected as winners. These students won themselves International exposure in the form of Internship, live projects and final placement by the KYRA.
DIVA ’NI (powered by KBSH & Yash Raj Films)
DIVA’NI, a label by KBSH and Yash Raj Films constantly involves Pearlites on the brand with new projects. A team of Pearlites is formed at the campus that works on Look Book Shoot for different collection by DIVANI. The students usually are from courses like Fashion Styling & Image Design and Communication Design.
LG Electronics Uniform Design Competition
A creative competition organized by a big multinational brand for designing the dress of the Shop Sales Executives stationed at exclusive LG outlets (Shirt , T-Shirt, Waist Coat, Coat and Trouser) was hosted at Pearl Academy. Out of 17 students from Fashion Design course from Delhi NCR East & West Centre, 3 students – Zeba Akhlaq, Divya Gupta & Mehak Gupta were selected as winners. They have been awarded trophies and LG Mobile phones which is truly deserving as they have put in a great deal of effort and enthusiasm.
Pearlites with Rahul Mishra at Paris Fashion Week
It is ‘a dream come true’ for any designer or fashion aspirant to be present at the prestigious Paris Fashion Week. Fashion designer Rahul Mishra who presented his collection ‘It felt Love’ at the event was supported by a group of fashion design students from Pearl Academy. This is the first time that students from India have gone to Paris Fashion Week to help at a designer’s show. 3 students from UG Fashion Design – Sakshi Narula, Tanaya Bora, and Upasana Goel and 3 from PG Fashion Design – Mansha Jain, Aakriti Singh and Akshita Nangia shared their experiences with us.
Jaipur Metro Art Competition
Beautification of Metro Premises by Creative Students on 24th Feb, 2016, Jaipur: Pearl Academy, India’s, and Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC) joined hands for a creative and path breaking initiative that saw overwhelming 290 entries from schools in Jaipur, Mumbai, New Delhi and Jodhpur. The objective was to encourage students to develop creative thinking and adopt eco-friendly modes of transport. The themes for the competition were – ‘Art & Culture of Rajasthan’, ‘Meri Metro (Safe, Best Public Transport, People Friendly) and ‘Metro & Environment’. 30 shortlisted students were invited to paint their drawings on a special wall at the Mansorvar metro station depot from which 26 students painted the wall. Out of these 26 students 3 of them Ankit Bagaria, Shreshtha Srivastava, and Raghav Kumar were announced as winners. All the participants got a certificate along with gift vouchers from Pearl Academy and metro travel cards from Jaipur Metro. Apart from the winners, 3 honorable mention certificates were given.
Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2016
Pearlites at Mumbai campus got a wonderful opportunity to add a streak of their creativity to the splendid Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in February 2016. Students worked on an art installation called Cosmic Coalesce which was displayed at the event and caught attention of many. Alongside, A live canvas painting activity kept Pearlites and many occupied. Not to forget, Junk Genie where interesting products using waste and trims were created and sold, and the proceeds from the same were offered to St. Catherine of Sienna Orphanage and School of Bandra West