AWARDS/PROJECTS

Sponsored by the CAAFD (Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers) for New York Fashion Week SS 19 (September 2018)

Finalist for TASSEL - Times of India, Fashion and Lifestyle Award (August 2018)

Finalist for FEERIC 33 New Talents - Feeric Fashion Week, Romania (July 2018)

Winner of IDA Design Awards 2018 - Gold Prize, Textile and Materials (July 2018)

One of 13 winners of the DIFC Nation Wide Talent Call for the GATE AVENUE retail project, DUBAI (May 2018)

Finalist: ID Dunedin Emerging International Designer Award (May 2018)

Finalist for the GYFA (GRAZIA Young Fashion Achievers) Awards (March 2018)

One of the 5 designers (600 applicants) winners for  GenNext Lakmé Mumbai Fashion Week SS 18 (Jan 2018)

Finalist for the WGSN X ARTS THREAD FUTURE CREATOR AWARD (Oct. 2017)

Cast for television episode on young designer for Vacation Creation airing on ABC this winter

Winner of the Queen Mary 2 Fashion Transatlantic Journey competition: resulted in a fashion show aboard

the ship for the six chosen Parsons students.

Selected for the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Fashion Future Graduate Showcase in New York (May 2017)

FInalist for the Parsons Future Textiles Award (May 2017)

Finalist for Eyes on Talent X Parsons Award (May 2017)

Finalist for the YOOXYGEN (Net-a-Porter) X Parsons Award (May 2017)

Finalist for the HUGO BOSS Innovating Impact Competition (March 2017)

Participation in the Indigo Premiere Vision Fair with CSM, Paris (February 2016)

Sisters on the Runway Charity Show at Parsons (Oct. 2015)

Naandi Foundation art project in Stavanger (Aug. 2009, Aug. 2011)

Volunteer T.A at Naandi School, Mumbai (Feb. 2011, Aug. 2011)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

URBAN ZEN (Donna Karan) X CLARA LIONEL (Rihanna) - (May 2017 - August 2017) One of the three Parsons students selected to work in Haiti over summer

Keeper Styles - Online (April 2016 - Dec. 2017) Freelance Photographer: Street style photographs for their Instagram account

India Outbound - New Delhi (April - Feb. 2016) Freelance Writer and Photographer: Photo Features and Destination Reviews

Conde Nast Traveller Middle East - Dubai (April 2016 - Dec. 2017) Freelance writer: Destination reviews and social media blurbs

VILLOID - New York (Aug. - Nov. 2015) Community engagement - social media and user outreach

Thakoon - New York (Sept. - Dec. 2015) Design Intern: oversaw production orders, spec. sheets and sampling

Mary Katrantzou - London (June - July 2015) Embroidery Intern: creative sampling for embroidery design department

VOGUE India - Mumbai (Jan 2015)    Fashion Features and Styling Intern

ELLE India - New York (Sept., Feb. 2014)  Instagram Correspondent for NYFW

Ambali - Paris (June 2014) Production, Sales and Accessories Intern

Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna, New Delhi (Oct. 2010, Aug. 2013) Textiles (embroidery, dye, cutwork, etc)

Nina Ricci, Paris, (February 2010)


ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Baccalauréat General Sciences Economiques et Sociales - Mention Très Bien (Highest Distinction) (June 2013)

Parsons Dean’s BFA Merit Scholarship (Sept. 2013 - May 2017)


EDUCATION

Fashion Design BFA - Parsons School of Design, New York (Aug. 2013 - May 2017)

Textile Print BA - Central St Martins, London (Jan. - April. 2016)

E.S French Baccalaureate - Ecole Alsacienne, Paris (Sept. 2006 – June 2013)


SKILLS

Languages: French, English, Hindi, Norwegian, Spanish

Design: photography, jewelry (Rhino, Fabrication, Wax Casting), textiles (machine knitting, embroidery, printing, etc), sewing, sketching/illustration, Adobe Creative suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom)

Other: travel/fashion journalism, creative writing...


EXTERNAL PROGRAMS

Fashion Design, Illustration, Fashion Journalism, Jewelry, Machine Knitting at Central St Martins, London (Aug. 2011, 2012, July 2014, Spring 2016)

Creative Writing at Oxford University, Oxford (July 2012)