Pearl Academy to Launch New Courses in Fashion & Lifestyle E-Commerce and Indian Couture at Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter, 2015

In India, E-tailing is expected to grow to $32 billion by 2020 and ethnic wear industry is set to grow by 8.4% i.e. USD 11.63 billion over the next decade as per a recent report by Technopak. These industry statistics clearly indicate that the need of skilled professionals will be more than ever in these domains in the near future. In sync with the evolving Indian market and its requirements, Pearl Academy will be launching UG and PG courses in Fashion & Lifestyle E-Commerce (FLE) and Indian Couture (IC) at the upcoming Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter, 2015, in New Delhi.

Mr. Sunil Sethi, President-Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), said, “The business of Fashion has evolved immensely in the last decade, especially the shift from brick & mortar to the ever expanding online medium. FDCI understands the importance of this evolution, hence, tied up with an E-Commerce giant recently. We are glad that Pearl Academy is launching new age courses in this domain to boost the growth of E-Tailing which is the need of the hour. The industry shall look forward to fresh global professionals instilled with aspirations to take the E-Commerce industry to newer heights.”

Mr. Sharad Mehra, CEO, Pearl Academy, said, “We are extremely excited as we launch these courses along with the industry. In the E-Tailing industry, the Fashion and Lifestyle E-Commerce has grown significantly showing a good appetite for fresh talent. We are looking forward to train this talent which will further add to and grow the e-commerce dynamics of the Indian landscape.

Throwing light on the potential of Indian Couture, Mr. Mehra said, “India has been known for its traditional and opulent art and craft. This richness is very much visible in the Indian garments/couture which makes them a hot selling item in the global markets. And, thanks to the weddings and countless festivals in India which have been fortifying the growth of traditional ensembles further. Both domestic and international markets are welcoming newer professionals and experimentalists who ca expand the domain and make it more profitable.

The international, industry integrated 3 year BA Honours and 2 year PG Diploma Courses of FLE and one year PG Professional Diploma in Indian Couture have been exclusively devised to churn out highly competent and global professionals for the E-Commerce and Indian wear sectors.


About Pearl Academy

Founded in 1993, Pearl Academy is India’s largest private institution in design, fashion and creative businesses, which has helped shape the business and creative landscape of these industries over the past 21 years.


Driven by a commitment to create adaptable and highly sought-after graduates, Pearl Academy ensures student-outcomes are the center of every initiative. A high-caliber and experienced faculty, each equipped with Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) in Pedagogy from NTU, UK, helps deliver on this promise.


Backed by the resources and expertise of a global network of renowned institutions such as London College of Fashion, Nottingham Trent University (NTU), Domus Academy (Italy), and NABA (Milan) among many, Pearl Academy is able to ensure that in today’s accelerated world, Pearl students are able to achieve their personal goals by becoming game-changers and achievers.

Pearl Academy delivers over 30 uniquely designed under-graduate, post-graduate and professional programs through its 4 campuses in Delhi, NOIDA, Jaipur and Mumbai, and has close to a 100% placement record. Pearl Academy is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified.


Pearl Academy is a member of the Laureate International Universities network, which has a presence in 29 countries, serving more than 950,000 students.

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