FASHION DESIGNER | FASHION ILLUSTRATOR | STYLIST| FASHION BLOGGER

"Most influential blog in New Delhi" - Hindustan Times, 2011
"One of the finest fashion bloggers in India today." - The Hindu
"A comprehensive commentary on trends & styles." - HT Brunch
Top 5 Best Fashion Blogs, 2014 - Blogadda


About


Purushu Arie is the pen name of R V Purusothaman, a fashion designer, fashion illustrator, stylist and fashion blogger who is presently based in Chennai, India. The fashion blog Purushu Arie was created in 2009 in order to record his journey as a fashion design student while studying at NIFT New Delhi. Purushu also writes style columns for The Hindu and Indian Terrain's official fashion blog Mansterrain. 

Purushu's expertise includes fashion illustration, draping, creative pattern making, garment construction, history of costume and fashion and surface development techniques. He is deeply influenced by the artistic expression of fashion and admires Lee McQueen, John Galliano, Rei Kawakubo, Rick Owens, Phoebe Philo, Wendell Rodricks, Tarun Tahiliani and Viktor & Rolf.


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Fashion Blogger

Purushu Arie

 – Present (5 years 10 months)Chennai
"Most influential blog in New Delhi" - Hindustan Times, 2011
"One of the finest fashion bloggers in India today." - The Hindu
"A comprehensive commentary on trends & styles." - HT Brunch
Top 5 Best Fashion Blogs, 2014 - Blogadda








Fashion Designer

Future Retail Limited

 –  (1 year)Mumbai
Forecasting & conceptualization of trends.
Fabric & trim sourcing and development of theme moodboard & swatch boards.
Designing & sampling of Lee Cooper graphic tshirts, shirts & polos.
Develop handover sheets and co-ordinate with merchandisers and vendors.








Fashion Show Reviewer

Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week

 –  (1 year 6 months)New Delhi
Fashion show reviews for FDCI Designer Node magazine at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week from season Spring/Summer 2012 to Autumn/Winter 2013








Design Intern

F S Asia Marketing

 –  (2 months)Bangalore
A quantitative research to study the market and the clientele and accordingly design yogawear range for an eco-friendly ayurvedic fashion label.


Please, feel free to contact for resume/portfolio or any other queries.


 

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