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Pearl fashion students to attend Graduate Fashion Week, London

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The students of the wing of The Pearl Academy, one of the institutions in design, fashion, business and media will be taking part in the Graduate Week in this June.

This would be for the first time an Indian school will be taking part in the Graduate Week, UK, said the of School of Fashion, Pearl Academy,

The Graduate Fashion Week in is one of the world's most important sources of spotting new talent for the global design industry.

The has a collaboration with Fashion Design Council of India, the body of prominent fashion designers, "which allows our students exhibit their products at Amazon Fashion Week which is one of the two most important fashion weeks in the country," Grioli said.

The renowned Italian fashion expert said the fashion wing of the institute has international collaboration with global schools like the FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) in and the students interacted with each other through snapchats and together build up collections.

"We take students every year to Paris Fashion Week and just started collaboration with renowned designer who has considerable experience with French fashion," he said.

"During my four year stint in India, I have seen a big change. A change which would have taken 10-15 years in ... More Indians are now open into western kind of clothing," he said.

Grioli came to the city to attend a programme where the academy's new undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Media and Communication and Advertising & Marketing were announced.

Pearl also announced 50 per cent merit scholarship on tuition fee for these new courses for select students.

The heads of other disciplines of Pearl were also present and briefed the media.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 17:25 IST