An alumna of Pearl Academy of Fashion, Kitu graduated with a degree in Fashion Design and technology. She was awarded ‘The Most Innovative’ designer award during her academic year for her avant-garde’ collection. She was one of the few Indian students to showcase her ‘Evening Wear’ academic project in London for ‘Swatch Alternative Fashion Week’. There is a patent on her name for ‘rock climbing collection’ in sportswear project.
With an experience of 9 years, she has worked with design house ‘HOTU HOME’, retail brands ‘W’ for Women and Pantaloons and many more. She worked passionately in craft sector by collaborating with Mura Collective and OMO. She was also awarded as ‘Designer of the Year’ during her duration in the industry.
Currently, she teaches design process, design concept, surface ornamentation, fabric manipulation and fashion history and culture at Pearl’s Mumbai Centre.