Bengaluru| Amsterdam| Helsinki

The Fashion Experience takes participants on a 16 day journey to Bengaluru, Amsterdam and Helsinki. This immersive experience allows participants to get an understanding of how a fashion business works, from concept to design to marketing and communication. And how today’s fashion businesses are adopting sustainable measures in the whole journey.

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What Is The Fashion Experience?

The Fashion Experience is a curated 16 day journey for up to 10 participants across Bengaluru, Amsterdam and Helsinki.

The aim of this course is to provide learning about sustainability, various ways of incorporating elements of sustainability in fashion, building a great portfolio, creating a collection and learning the business of (sustainable) fashion. The course will be a combination of carefully picked workshops, industry visits, talks and local site visits, while also giving participants an opportunity to work on a group project aimed at building team work, leadership skills and individual abilities under the guidance of industry experts.


In the 16 days, participants will get to work on their own projects in sync with their work, or their subjects in college. These projects will be relevant for the Indian industry, with inspiration taken from interactions with people met and places visited during this Experience.




Upcoming batches

Winter of 2022

How Much Does It Cost?

INR 250,000

The prices are ex-India. To know more on the pricing from your country, please reach out to us through the contact form at the bottom of this page.

What does the cost include?

Domain Expert Guidance

Course Material





local & airport transfers



Our 2019 Partners


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Tanmayi Reddy

Taia by Tanmayi Reddy

Curator & Tour leader - The Fashion Experience

Sustainable Development Goals

All our Experiences are aimed at implementing and solving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the UN. Goal no. 17, Partnerships for the Goals, is key to our Experiences, since we work with a global team of experts to be able to add value to the learning of the participants. The Fashion Experience focuses on 4 of the Goals primarily –

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Goal 8: Sustained economic growth, higher levels of productivity and technological innovation

– Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.

– Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environement for all workers, including migrants workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment.

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Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation​

– Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being.

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Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

– By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources.

– Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production.

– By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation by prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse.

– Encourage companies to adopt sustainable practices and to adopt sustainable practices and to include sustainability information into their reporting cycle.

Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources

– By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution.


–  Students and fresh graduates from architecture colleges and related fields

–  Young professionals from architecture, design and related fields who want to explore Tropical Modernism in Sri Lanka

Yes! The Experience takes place in Sri Lanka to explore the theme of Tropical Modernism. The projects covered in this Experience include some of Geoffrey Bawa’s most famous works and that of next generation architects that have carried his design philosophy forward.

Yes! This Experience will take up to 20 participants. These participants will be split into smaller teams to execute projects which are designed to give added value to their ongoing projects (school or live)

‘The Architecture Experience’ is designed with the intent of enhancing architectural understanding. To this end, a short project is included as part of the experience. The idea of the project is to refine an existing project with the ideologies of Tropical Modernism. The outcome of this project, the concept proposal will then be evaluated by the panel of industry experts.

This Experience will focus on observing and learning about the importance of site sensitivity, different architectural techniques – active and passive, importance of material selection and other aspects vital to sustainable architecture, which are important tenets of contemporary and new age architecture, be it urban or non urban.

Yes! From a logistics point of view, this price includes the cost of accommodation, flights, visas, breakfast and dinner, local and airport transfers, and entry fees where applicable.

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