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Q1. Why did you choose design as a career ?
Interestingly, it started off with fun from colors and converted into my profession that I never realized.
Q2. Where do you visualise yourself five years from now?
A baby step is taken already. I am working on my clothing website named” Label Pawan”. After five years I want to see it as an established brand.
Q3. Whom do you consider your mentor/Guru and why?
I think times like now you need to be self motivated. One should learn from their mistakes and move ahead, and should be focused. But then also we need a mentor who motives us .I consider my Father & Husband as my motivators as well as critics.
Q4. What is the basic theme of your designing and why?
My basic theme of design is Minimalism & Sustainable inspired from Indian textiles. Even it depends on forecast study.
Q5. Write your autobiography ?
Hello, I am a Textile Designer cum Fashion Designer from Apeejay Institute of Design, New Delhi. I was working with Manan Designs. It’s a Delhi based company which manufactures and exports to its various clients like-New Zealand, Australia, Kenya etc. They deal only in Natural Fabrics. I use to meet all the creative requirements of clients.From sourcing the right fabric to final Stitching. There I gained good knowledge on natural fabrics, hand embroidery and taste of international clients.
In Narayan Overseas PVT LTD, Noida an export house is a home furnishing company. There I worked as Designer as well as Merchandiser. Here I handled vendor meetings, sampling, in-house quality check and managerial role. I use to strategize and execute designs for every season.
With Vishal Prints, Surat. It was an overall very different experience. It deals in traditional wear, especially saree. Here I was the head designer, working with team of four junior designers. Here I executed both machine and hand embroidery techniques. Use to conceptualizing, designing &executing the company’s photoshoot, looks book design. I designed budget friendly saris which can reach to masses. A catalog named ”Heavenly Design” was fully my creation. In 2013, I attended Lakme fashion week as a buyer of Vishal Prints.
After that I worked with a boutique in town. There I designed for customers directly. This helped me to understand the needs of masses. Even I designed for people exhibitions.