About NAFDI Fashion | Best Fashion Design College in Mumbai, India

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NAFDI School of Fashion Design is a premier art school, offering a series of globally benchmarked Undergraduate & Postgraduate Programmes.

Our fashion school is committed to excellence as it prepares students for successful careers in the Fashion, textile and apparel industry. The specialized courses seek to train future designers, creative individuals, academic leaders and professionals by laying a sturdy foundation in order to broaden horizons.

It engages students in a curriculum that values and supports interdisciplinary perspectives facilitating academic growth. It lays great emphasis on creating individuals who are socially sensitive, and conscious about their duties and responsibilities towards the environment. It seeks to create professionals who are aware of the ethical issues related to the textile and apparel industry. The courses help draw attention to and understand as well as appreciate various art forms, genres and artistic traditions in the field of textiles and costumes and enables the students to foster the appreciation and revival of various art forms. The important component of entrepreneurship helps encourage students to start their own ventures and thus create employment in the long run.

Through excellence in teaching and research, the specialization aims to create an educational experience that involves not only the acquisition of skills and knowledge but also cultivation of a mindset that emphasizes entrepreneurship, innovation, cultural awareness and commitment to public good.







These values are our core competencies and aid us in fostering a collaborative working and learning environment.


High ethical and moral standards


Mutual trust and teamwork


Passion for excellence


Research and innovation as a way of life


Recognition of efforts and achievements


Service and respect towards the community and industry



Archana Kochhar

Archana Kochhar has been a name to reckon within the fashion industry for over two decades. Bollywood and business celebrities from Kareena Kapoor to Shah Rukh Khan to Vikas Khanna,have adorned her collections with grace and panache.

Lina Tipnis-Mentor

Lina Tipnis

Lina Tipnis and her label -Linarika known for bespoke clothing and pret lines have carved a niche in the fashion area in the last two decades. She is the only Indian designer to have designed for queen Rania of Jordan She is the recipient of the most prestigious Indira Gandhi young achievers award and very recently the lions gold international award for the designer of the year.

Hemant Trevedi

Hemant Trivedi is one of the brightest, most versatile and leading designers. He is a fashion stylist, choreographer, design professor and undoubtedly, one of India's foremost fashion designers. He graduated from the Australian Technical Institute of Fashion Design and further trained at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.

Mentor - Sandesh Navlakha

Sandesh Navlakha

His Dreams is to make the world look like India with the “MAKE OF INDIA” Has designed wardrobes of various industrialists and businessmen as well He was a semifinalist for Smirno International Fashion Awards in 2001 and he had exhibitions with Femina magazine in 2004 and 2005. The only designer in india who has been on indian television back to back from 2006 to 2016.designed extensively.

Academic Philosophy


Our courses have been conceptualized in accordance with the following eight core principles


We provide relevant and up-to-date curricula, one that is abreast with the developments of the Interior Designing Industry.

Academic Philosophy - Interesting


We maintain our students’ curiosity and interest levels; our education system is designed with an optimal mix of theoretical and practical concepts.


We aspire to nurture and empower our students into well-groomed, confident and successful Interior Designers.


We lay a high degree of emphasis on building relations within the industry; practical training, internships and workshops help in collaborating with the design world.


We pursue excellence by playing a proactive role in constantly stimulating our students’ intellect.

Academic Philosophy - Ideal


We aim to be recognized as a hub of excellence and strive towards building strong, serviceable and sustainable relationships within the industry.


We regularly provide challenging opportunities to motivate our students and broaden their horizons.


We incorporate meticulous and personalized evaluation with ongoing feedback, in order to ensure our courses are robust, and progress driven.



NAFDI Campuses at Andheri, Ghatkopar, Bhandup & Navi Mumbai(Ulwe).
Each Campus has state of the art facilities.

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Our institute offers state-of-the-art infrastructure and hi-tech facilities. Our classrooms on all campuses are air-conditioned and equipped with laptops and LED projectors.

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Wi-Fi Campus

Our campuses are equipped with a Virtual Private Network and high-speed broadband, as technology is the mainframe of education today.

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Seminar Hall

Equipped with quality sound and picture devices, we conduct screening sessions for our students.


The department of Nutrition & Dietetics is enriched with facilities like well-equipped laboratories with modern equipment for interactive practical sessions and training.

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Our libraries across all our campuses offer complete access to extensive electronic information resources and are also well-stocked with books, periodicals and journals.

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We have tied-up with housing providers offering beneficial amenities, located close to our campuses across all centres. This enables our students to minimize their commute time, and explore the city during their leisure time.

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