Istituto Marangoni marks its Official Entry in India
Instituto Opens the doors to its First Fashion School in Mumbai
Istituto Marangoni, the prestigious Fashion School, has recently inaugurated its first educational facility in the country, located at Ceejay House, Worli in Mumbai city.The new school will host a wide set of training resources and tools aimed to provide fashion students and industry professionals with the most qualitative learning experiences.
Since its foundation in 1935, and over the decades through constant evolution and International expansion, Istituto Marangoni has been a laboratory of global aesthetics with the finest Italian imprint, capable of effectively contextualizing the learning in the classroom with the realities of the worldwide fashion market.
Students will thus be offered a rich internship and work placement programme, along with platforms to showcase their creations to the wider industry and to promote a greater exchange of ideas. The educational offer will include a broad and in-depth range of long-term (i.e. 24 weeks) and short-term (i.e. 1 week) courses focused on fashion design, fashion business, brand management and fashion buying, while also instilling a rich sense of Italian flair and design thinking. In keeping with its rich legacy and ethos, the Mumbai facility will have some notable and permanent faculty members from Italy, which include fashion professionals and industry veterans.
“Given the shifts observed in global trends, India represents the next fashion frontier and the establishment of our new school here in Mumbai will allow Istituto Marangoni to train, guide and mentor talents, who will positively influence the best of Indian fashion and design as well as play a vital role on the global market,” said Roberto Riccio, Group Managing Director, Istituto Marangoni. “The Mumbai School of Fashion will offer a wide range of programs, bringing experienced Italian and International professionals into the classroom to teach and share their valuable experiences. It is our intention to provide every student with an immersive and insightful perspective of how they can hone their craft and sharpen their skills, so that they can go on to play a dynamic and influential role in the broader industry,” said Tarun Pandey, COO India Sub Continent, Istituto Marangoni.
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