My version of fashion- Pooja Bedi
I was small and watched my mother sew her clothes and do pretty embroidery artwork on them. I started to develop interest and would sit by her side, making clothes for my Barbie Dolls. I was surrounded by art and creativity throughout.
I was someone who would draw Lehenga designs in my classmates’ rough notes and tell them I would become a Fashion Designer someday and make their wedding outfits. I lost my mother in the year 2010, and it was the most challenging phase of my life as she was my only strength, and I did not know how to survive even a day without her. I was physically disconnected from her, but I have never let her disconnect with me spiritually. I wanted to follow her footsteps, do what she did, and continue the art and creativity she left behind to learn and explore. I took up Fashion and Apparel Design after under graduation. During my 3rd year, I came up with my first design collection called Rustic Wabi Sabi -Beauty in the imperfections of life, for which I also won the Best Design Collection Award.
I worked at multiple places to gain experience before coming up with my label with the name “Pooja Anita Bedi. ” The label is dedicated to my mother, hence her name beside mine. As I am working towards my label, I want people to know my inspiration and my work’s purpose. I am also currently working with Marks and Spencer India Pvt ltd as a Fashion Stylist, adding more feathers to my hat. I have believed in finding the purpose of life and working towards it. Mine is to introduce my version of fashion to people, and I am working towards it.