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Ms Bharti Mishra
WLCI Delhi Campus

Ms Mishra has 20+ years of experience as a Textile Designer and a Fashion professional. She has been associated as a ‘Product & Textile Designer’ with various reputed companies like A-Tex, Amar Jyoti Foundation, Orissa Handicrafts and others.

Ms Bharti Mishra has completed her MA in English from Agra University and has a B.Sc in Home Science from Institute of Home Science.

She has rich industry experience and has been a full time faculty and HOD of Textile Department at Apeejay Institute of Design for the past 11 years. Currently, she is also associated with renowned colleges likeBhagini Nivedita College, International Institute of Fashion Technology (IIFT), IILM and International College of Fashion etc.

Besides academics, she has also launched her own label ‘Sambhavna Creations’, primarily designing hand painted textile articles for domestic and international markets.
Prof. Kappil Kishor
WLCI Delhi Campus

Prof. Kappil Kishor has of over 14 years of industry-experience. He mentors students for FIT New York, London College of Fashion, Milan & NIFT for portfolio development.

Prof. Kishor has been associated with companies like Pragya TV, Sahara Samay, Indian oil corporation, DITI Fashions Pvt. Ltd, Gurunanak Exports, Ishita Creations and others.

He has worked as a guest faculty in many prestigious colleges such as NIFT, International Polytechnic for Women, JIMS, INIFD, YMCA, FDDI, JD Institute, Fashionista, Satyam Institute, Manav Rachna Uniersity, MSFS and Raffles.

He has also received the prestigious ‘President’s Award’ from the former President of India Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma in 1994 for his work for social causes.
Anish Tahim
WLCI Delhi Campus

Mr Tahim has been in the Fashion Business for more than 44 years now. He started young at the age of 16 and started with a small tailoring shop at Connaught Place, Delhi. He has learnt every aspect of the Fashion business hands on and has taken the concept of custom tailoring to a whole new level. His craftsmanship and attention to detail always reflected in his custom-made designs and drew appreciation from customers and designers alike. Some of his illustrious clients were- Former & Late Prime Minister of India –Shri Chandra Shekhar, Lord Swaraj Paul, M.S Gill and the Indian High Commissioner of Oman & U.A.E.

Mr Tahim is an enthusiastic mentor and meticulous guide for Fashion and Apparel industry students. He is actively involved with NIFT, Pearl Academy of Fashion Design, INIFD and other design institutes. Mr. Tahim also serves as the “Employer’s Council” member for WLCI and shares his rich experience and expertise to guide the new generation of Fashion Technology students.
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Sushama Gahlot
WLCI Delhi Campus

Ms. Gahlot has over 19+ years of Fashion Industry knowledge and teaching experience in the academics field.

Sushama is an M.Sc (Chemistry) Graduate from Lucknow University and a Fashion Industry professional, who has worked with various reputed fashion colleges across India likePremlila Vithaldas Polytechnic, SNDT Women's University (Mumbai ), NIFT Mumbai, Rachna Sansad at Prabha Devi( Mumbai), SDPS College of Fashion at Indore; International Polytechnic for Women and South Delhi Polytechnic for Women at New Delhi.

Apart from being a guest faculty at various colleges, she has also worked with a Personality Development Programme meant for children at Mumbai called Helen O'grady Drama Academy.

Ms Gahlot holds a Diploma in fashion design and has specialization in knitwear design from NIFT.
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Ms Rachna Malik
WLCI Delhi campus

Ms. Malik is Management Graduate with specialization in ‘marketing’ and has a Diploma in Fashion Design with specialization in ‘Production Technology’ from NIFT.

Rachna has worked with various well-known Institutes like-INIFD, IIFT, NIFT, JD Institute etc. Her areas of specialization include Fashion Merchandising, Retail Merchandising, Production Management, Apparel Merchandising, Quality Control, Fashion Marketing, Pattern Making, Export- Import Documentation and Garment manufacturing Technology.


Ms. Shashi Tripathi
WLCI Delhi campus

Ms. Tripathi has 18 years of Fashion Industry experience in conceptualizing, designing and styling.

She is a Post Graduate Degree in ‘History’ from Indore University and holds a Diploma in Fashion Design from India International Trade Centre (Mumbai).

She has been associated with various organizations of repute like Candy Boutique, India International Trade Centre, B. D Somani Institute, INIFD etc.

She has been involved in conducting creative workshops & organizing exhibitions and fashion shows. Ms. Shashi has also worked as freelance designer for professional projects with Government organizations like-DRDA-Vishakhapatnam to showcase work of SHG Women.
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Ms. Manisha Sharma
WLCI Delhi campus

Ms. Sharma is a senior professional in the field of Fashion design, marketing and merchandising. She holds a Diploma in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology form Pearl Academy.

She has worked as a Fashion Merchandiser in various organizations like Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd, B.Sorabji, Gee Gee Exports Pvt Ltd. etc.

Ms. Manisha has over 15 years of rich industry experience in Business- Development and also in executing Fashion merchandising orders for men, children and ladies wear for the international markets.

Ms. Sonia Gupta
WLCI Delhi campus

Ms. Gupta has completed her Bachelor’s Degree in ‘Home Sciences’ and has specialization in ‘Textile Designing’ from Lady Irwin College and Masters in Fashion Technology from Punjab Technical University. She also holds a Diploma in Fashion Design from South Delhi Polytechnic.

Sonia has comprehensive industry experience as a Faculty for reputed organizations like- Raffles Millennium Institute, J D Institute of Fashion, Satyam Fashion Institute, National Institute of Fashion Design, South Delhi Polytechnic For women, International Institute for Fashion Technology and International Polytechnic for Women.

She is adept at conducting creative workshops & organizing exhibitions for students of the Fashion Technology course.
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Ms. Aruna Ramadoss
WLCI Chennai campus

Ms. Aruna is a Textile Industry Professional and holds an M.Sc & M.Phil Degree in Textiles & Clothing from Mother Teresa Women University, Kodaikanal. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion Designing from IIFD, Chennai and Textile Designing & Dyeing training from Weavers Service Center, Chennai & Kanchipuram.

She has over 6 years of industry-experience in textiles, textile designing, surface ornamentation and arts and crafts including jewellery/accessory creation. Her area of specialization is textile designing and she trains WLCI Chennai, Fashion Technology student’s various facets of design and art & craft.
Mr. Karthy
WLCI Chennai campus

Mr.Karthy has over 5 years of experience in Fashion and Retail industry.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Fashion Design from NIFT, Chennai. He also has hands on experience in apparel production and garment sourcing.

Previously he has worked with brands likeTanishq Jewellery, Big Bazaar and Fashion Designers like Chaitanya Rao and Tina Vincent as a Visual Merchandiser and Costume Designer. Mr. Karthy owns his creative studio, which specializes in lifestyle accessories and visual solutions for retail firms. Mr.Karthy specializes in Geometry Design and Design Illustration and mentors Fashion Technology students at WLCI Chennai campus.
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Ms. Zia Khan
WLCI Chennai campus

Ms. Zia Khan, is a mentor with specialization in ‘Art Illustration’ at WLCI Chennai campus. Ms Khan is a graduate from Bright College, Lucknow University and a Diploma holder in Fashion Technology from AIFT Lucknow. She also has completed specialized training on ‘Grade Drawing’ from Art and Education Society, Mumbai. She is a free-lance designer in Chennai and specializes in women’s clothing.

For the past few years Ms Khan has been associated with various Fashion Technology Institutes like-Institute of Design, Chennai (Design Faculty), and IMAGE, Chennai (Fashion Illustration Faculty). She also has keen interest in ‘Portfolio Development’.
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Mr. Ram Mattegunta
WLCI Hyderabad Campus

Mr. Ram Mattegunta has done Footwear Design from Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai, with a 3 yr Diploma in Fashion Design National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad, India. He went on to do his masters in Fashion Design from Instituto di Moda Burgo (IMB) Milan, Italy.

He has 15+ years of experience in the industry. He had interned with DIESEL and DAINESE, Milan, Italy. He designed and developed exhibition space and visual merchandising for Dainese in 2004- Ispo Vision, Munich. He has over a decade of experience as Brand Curator & Chief Designer at Laven Fashions, Bengaluru, India. He is also a Design Consultant for workshops sponsored by Development Commissioner of Handicrafts, India. Design Intervention undertaken for -Terracotta Products, Palamaner, AP. Soft Stone Carving, Durgi, AP. Leather Puppet Craft, Darsi, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh and Shell Craft at Duggarajapatnam, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh.

He interest is in product and design development. He teaches Fashion Illustration, Stylized Illustration, Portfolio Development, Life and object drawing at WLCI, Hyderabad Campus.
Ms. Sandhya Madhuri
WLCI Hyderabad Campus

Ms. Sandhya Madhuri is graduate from NIFT, New Delhi. She has of over 4 years of industry experience.

She has recently completed an internship with Primus Retail in Bengaluru for their kidswear brand -Weekender Kids. One of her achievements is her garment ‘Tool Man-ia’being selected to be showcased at the finals of the Montana World of Wearable Art Awards Show 2010 at Wellington, New Zealand. Ms. Sandhya has always worked with well-known retails brands. She worked for Cottstown Fashions Ltd., Mumbai as executive designer for exports and later moved on to work with Pantaloons Fashion and Retail Ltd. as designer for the brands Annabelle and Honey.

Her area of interest is in surface development and pattern making and mentors WLCI, Hyderabad student’s in Pattern Making and Draping techniques.
Fareena Masood
WLCI Kolkata Campus

Profile Snapshot: Mrs. Fareena Masood holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science & Botany and a 2 years Diploma in Fashion Designing. Her passion and love for design has made her take up Fashion Designing as a career. Ms Masood has been a Visiting Faculty for WLCI Kolkata Campus for over 8 years and her area of specialization is in Textiles, Surface Ornamentation & Design Studies.
Abha Saharia
WLCI Kolkata Campus

Mrs. Abha Saharia is a Post Graduate in Fashion Management from NIFT, Bangalore. She is a freelance consultant in the Retail Merchandising Management. Ms Saharia has over 6 years of professional experience as a visiting faculty for Fashion Marketing, Merchandising & Managing Export & Import business at WLCI Kolkata Campus.
Kunal
WLCI Mumbai Campus

With an overall experience of 10+ yrs in the field of fashion and retail, a comprehensive professional conducting design modules for upcoming fashion professionals as visiting faculty at renowned institutions as INIFD, Symbiosis Institute of Design - Pune, NIFT Mumbai, L.S. Raheja, Worli, Rachna Sansad, Prabhadevi & SNDT, Juhu, Callegri Milano-Mumbai, etc

Industry work experience with Retail organizations such as Maxwell Industries, Shoppers Stop; Ed Hardy, India; Piramyd Retail, and exporters such as International Design Trade
Ritika
WLCI Delhi campus

Gaurav & Ritika is a young & popular – modern & futuristic Indian Design label that has always challenged old ideologies of Indian Fashion while celebrating western classic shapes but with a twist.

They have been constantly applauded and adorned by editors, stylists, celebrities and critics likewise in India and abroad.

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