Fashion Consultant and Designer
phone +91 471 2360063
mobile +91 94471 36063
KRWA 81, Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala 695013, India
As the founder and proprietor of Faerie, fashion design studio based in Kerala, "Salju Jose" is a pioneering fashion entrepreneur with strong technical and business foundations. At Faerie, she has designed and created wedding gowns, Evening wear, children’s wear and women’s wear since 1986.
Through Faerie Salju has taken under her wing and trained many women, empowering them to be self-employed. As part of a voluntary program, she has taught clothing technology to deaf and hard of hearing students at her firm. During 1990-91, she worked with fashion manufacturers and exporters, Frank Usher Co and Ferguson & Rippin of UK.
Apart from the regular couture collections of evening wear and western formals, Salju showcased her wedding gown fashion show in Kerala, in 2005. She has inspired many young brides to be confident to wear a wedding dress to suit their personality, keeping in mind the culture and social importance.
Salju has worked as a professor and taught fashion design and technology at Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi from 2008 to 2013. During this time she has been credited with Post Graduate Certificate in Higher education from Nottingham Trend University, UK.
Inspired by the art of teaching and learning, Salju has now ventured into teaching the new generation fashion designers, professionals, deaf and hard of hearing and the encourage women empowerment among the underprivileged.
Being a specialist in bridal wear, Salju designs couture wedding dresses, bridesmaids and flower girls dresses. Visitors and customers are welcome to discuss the theme and concept to design their wedding trousseau, with prior appointments.