Associate Dean, School of Fashion
Shalini Gupta has a Bachelor of Design from NIFT New Delhi and Master in Fashion and Textiles from Nottingham Trent University. She has been Co-founder and Head of Design at ‘What’s Pink’ a successful Fashion Accessories label retailing across India, Europe and the Middle East from 2000 to 2015. In a career spanning 20 years she has styled for magazines, television and celebrities before making the switch to education when she joined Pearl Academy in 2014 as Course leader of the PG Fashion Styling and Image Design Program. As an academician she is actively involved in research around image and identity, design education and innovative creative practice. She has presented her research at reputed international conferences like IFFTI and Cumulus.