365体育备用网址Fashion Entrepreneur and Educator
Swati Argade is a New York City-based designer, retailer and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in the fashion industry.
365体育备用网址She owns and operates Brooklyn-based ethical fashion label Bhoomki. In 2011, Argade opened Bhoomki Boutique, one of New York City’s leading ethical fashion destinations. The shop carries clothing and accessory brands dedicated to environmental and/or social responsibility, including its in-house line designed by her and her team. Bhoomki partners with companies supporting traditional artisanship in over 18 countries. Argade’s collections are known for incorporating sustainable fabrics with classic and tailored silhouettes. She mainly manufactures her clothing in New York’s Garment District.
Argade lectures frequently on sustainability and the fashion industry-at-large at educational institutions including: University of California-Berkeley, Parsons School of Design at The New School, Pratt Institute, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of the Arts, Duke University, and the Ms. Foundation. She earned her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her M.A. from the University of California-Berkeley, and studied patternmaking and draping at the Fashion Institute of Technology.