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Fashion design students of Istituti Callegari Mumbai to visit Italy
Apr '09
Istituti Callegari Milano (ICM), part of Europe's biggest education sector giant Cepu, now offers a unique Indo-Italian fashion and interior designing course in Mumbai wherein course toppers will be sent for an all expenses-paid internship programme in Italy and their designer outfits will be displayed at the Callegari Studios in Milan and Mumbai. To mark the visit of Mr. Francesco Polidori (Founder of CEPU Group) and Mr. Roberto Cangi (Chairman, ICM) to Istituti Callegari Mumbai, the students organized the first-ever Grand Fashion Show in April with renowned models in association with the leading event manager, White Leaf Entertainment.

Mrs. Namrita Kabra, President, Istituti Callegari Mumbai, said, “Istituti Callegari Mumbai is an Indo-Italian collaboration wherein the fashion-interior designing courses are 'made in Italy while incorporating the best of Indian traditions'. To nurture the phenomenal talent and potential of Indian students, the core philosophy of our courses is Create, Communicate, Design, Realise and Work.”

She added, “We offer toppers of each batch a golden opportunity to intern in Italy with globally renowned fashion giants such as Valentino, Prada, La Perla, United Colors Of Benetton, Diesel and Replay amongst others. In interior designer, it works with companies such as Panto, Industrie Patriarca, Ceramiche Dolomite, Veneta, Cucine, Berloni, Divani e Divani.”

ICM offers 100% job-oriented specialized training in styling, fashion pattern making (modeling), accessory designing and interior designing with Italian and international recognition. It has short term courses and specialized courses such as Furniture Design, Shop Design, Exhibit Design, Lighting Design, Wellness Design, Hotel Design and Food Design. Every batch has 18 students, who get personalized attention.

Every week, it facilitates 60 minutes of interaction with renowned Italian fashion, arts & design professionals via video-conferencing. It also organizes week-long visits by Italian faculty. Students have an opportunity to do 2 years of the professional full time courses in India and 1 year of an advanced intensive professional course in Italy.

Istituti Callegari Milano (ICM)

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