Arshiya is a Graduate in Fashion Design and Post Graduate in Apparel Production and Merchandising Management from the School of Fashion Technology, Pune.
She has worked in industries across India for 10 years and has extensive experience in Product development, Garment Manufacturing Technology and Quality Assurance. She started her industrial career in one of the top vertically integrated EOU – Maral Overseas as Head of Technical and Quality. She further excelled as Manager – Factory Operations for Network Clothing Company in Tirupur. She has also worked as Technical expert and Team leader for successful implementation of Systems and Procedures for Production units at Maral Overseas Ltd. Noida, Sleep-Ins
Apparel, Pune and Adity Enterprises, Mumbai. She worked across India at Indore, Noida, Jammu, Tirupur, Pune and Mumbai.
She has been a lead Technical auditor and quality analyst for prestigious brands like – Nike and Marks and Spencer. She has undergone training at Marks & Spencer, UK for SA 8000, WRAP, Systems and Procedures for M&S. Arshiya has worked with brands – Landsend, Hugo Boss, The North Face, Mother Care, H&M, Gap to name a few.
Her career highlights were working on Overseas Client Management for Export and Buying Houses, Production Planning and Control, Product and Range development, Production and Vendor Planning,
She has been visiting faculty for Symbiosis Institute of Design, School of Fashion Technology and FAD International. She encourages students to use eco-conscious methods at the source through the use of environmentally friendly materials and socially responsible methods of production.
She believes fashion is a form of a universal language which allows constructing and deconstructing our identities, to play all the roles we want by shaping our look to show certain attitudes and values. Arshiya is enthusiastic runner and an avid traveller and loves exploring new places.