Anubhuti Beohar

Lead Instructor

Anubhuti Beohar is a NationaI Institute Of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mumbai alumnus, who is promoting Ethical & sustainable fashion with a work experience of 10 years in the Handloom & Handicraft industry of India. She is presently working as the Head Designer of Madhya Pradesh Govt.’s Handloom & Handicraft Development Corporation popularly known as the brand Mrignayanee. There are 24 Mrignayanee showrooms all across India. Anubhuti is also the Founder & Director of Anubhuti Weaving & Moulding Art Pvt Ltd (AWAMA), a brand which is into Conscious Slow Fashion and promotes Indian textiles and crafts. Anubhuti is also a monthly columnist with Dainik Bhaskar Group and a guest faculty at NIFT, Bhopal.

ACEDGE Summer UNschool

Textile, Fashion and Space

Fashion is no more restricted to redcarpets, personal wardrobes or fancy branded accessories. Fashion now is a medium to express oneself, a core part of one’s lifestyle and personality. Although fashion is forever changing, the set parameters and clichéd approach to create fashion is yet outdated. The so called fashion houses with pre defined aesthetics and design ethos are unfortunately still dominating the fashion world. A breakthrough in fashion by an all inclusive approach has finally gained acceptance. The focus of this lecture is to let go the incremental thinking by connecting dots to create a much wider open space which inspire people to take a risk for the unconventional approach.

Spotlight take-aways

  • Get exposed to methods that connect practices from other disciplines.

  • Learn about the diverse definition of Collaborations, textile and fashion in this case, which maximizes the potential benefits of any design.

  • See how architecture influences textile and fashion and vice versa.

Other take aways

An overview on contemporary themes in fashion

  • Slow fashion

  • Up cycling

  • Ethical fashion

  • Adaptive clothing

  • and others like fashion revolution, colourism, body positivity, etc

Objective for the lecture

The basic objective of the lecture is to deduce the relationship of textile, layering, draping, and presentation with space and volume

Framework of the course

The lecture explores the analogy: Clothes are the second skin of a person and House the third. The lecture intends to connect two parallel fields and bring their insights together.

Methodology followed

The lecture shall take an anti-disciplinary approach to search, question and critic the alternative definitions of fashion. Hence, the assignments will be designed to accommodate applicants interested in all allied design fields.

Recordings for self-paced learning available at Rs 450/-