Mrs. Karishma Gupta
Mr. Sagar Kadrekar
Ms. Kshipra Singh
Mr. Dhanush Sirohi
Ms. Khushbu Nanavati
Mrs. Karishma GuptaMrs. Gupta has done her Diploma in Dress Designing & Garment Manufacturing from Sophia Polytechnic College in Mumbai. She also holds a Diploma in Marketing Management from KJ Somaiya College,Mumbai She has over 21 years of experience in the Fashion Industry during which she has freelanced, has been a designer in an established export house from Hong Kong and then proceeded to become a teacher known for her expertise in the subject of Pattern Making and Garment Construction since the past 16 years. Her technical knowledge combined with her witty sense of humour makes her the ideal teacher and guide for her students.
Mr. Sagar KadrekarMr. Kadrekar is an INIFD Alumni, with over 5 years of experience in Centre Management, Senior Faculty and Senior Designer posts. His Design style can be described as avant garde and edgy. His talent made him win not only his college fashion show but he was also a national level finalist of the Sketch to Store contest and a regional finalist for Lets Design 5. His illustration was also published in the established Silkmark Magazine. Along with his designing skills, he is also an exceptional voice over artist who has worked for various documentaries and television commercials. But his main passion is teaching fashion design and his expertise is in Illustration, Embroidery, Pattern Making, History and Basics of Fashion.
Ms. Kshipra SinghAt the age of 18 , Kshipra became a professional Gemologist and further graduated in Knitwear design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore.She studied Fashion styling and Image Design at Pearl Academy ,Delhi along with her specialization in Visual Merchandising and Retail management from National Institute of fashion technology , Mumbai. Kshipra debuted with her design collection at the Wills debut Finale 2015 with her capsule collection ATISHYOKTI ,post her debut , she assisted Varun Bahl on his collection for India Couture week 2015 following which she worked for Yash Raj films as the head designer . She has designed for bollywood films like Befikre and Sultan. She showcased her collections at Multiple platforms including ASIAN DESIGNER WEEK and was covered as The fashion entrepreneur of the year by the Femina magazine in 2016 . In 2018 she showcased her collection "QUALIA", with FASHION SCOUT held at London fashion week. Her style of development and narration is working with story lines and narrating them through the medium of fashion wherein craft is the source and emotions are the base. She has worked with design institutes across the country with her specialisation subjects like Portfolio development , Range development , Visual merchandising and Technical textiles .
Mr. Dhanush SirohiMr. Dhanush is a Fashion design graduate from NIFT Mumbai and Buffalo State college, New York. Previously he has worked with brands like OAFA, New York and Warp N’ Weft, Mumbai. Currently he is running his own fashion label and blog called ‘fashion chemical’ and working as a design faculty at INIFD Bandra. Fashion has been his only passion and hobby since childhood and he take pride to pursue it as his carrier now.
Ms. Khushbu NanavatiMs. Khushbu Nanavati holds a degree in Home Science with majors in Fashion and Textile Technology from Nirmala Niketan and an Advanced diploma in Fashion Designing from Sasmira. She has worked in the fashion industry as a Kid's wear and Women's wear designer. With over 9 years experience, her expertise is in Illustration, Pattern making, Garment Construction, Styling & Accessory Designing. Her youthful approach combined with her immense creativity makes her an ideal teacher for her students!