Strand of Silk

  • London, UK
  • Fashion, Retail, IT Services, E-commerce, Online Aggregator

Beautiful and stylish clothes from leading Indian and Asian fashion designers

Founded:
2011
Stage:
Early Revenues
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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How a consultant discovered his flair for entrepreneurship | Financial Times

Profile of Founder and CEO Vivek Agarwal, including his motivation for starting the business

Dec 03, 2015

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Omar Mansoor Silk Scarves available on strandofsilk.com | How to Spend it - Financial Times

Beautiful printed silk scarf by Omar Mansoor featured in the How to Spend It supplement

Jun 08, 2015


Founded

Legal entity founded in October 2010

Oct

2010

New Product Release

Test website launched

May

2011

New Product Release

Soft launch of website to the public

Dec

Funding

Friends and Family Round

Jul

2013

Media Coverage

Founder's profile in Financial Times

Dec

2015

Jobs


Team Summary

Professionals spread across two offices - London and Mumbai - and raining in skill sets from graphics designers to fashion merchandising professionals

Team

Founding Team

WORK

Strand of Silk (2011 - present)
Founder and CEO

Citi (2010 - 2011)
Associate - Energy Banking

Citi (2008 - 2010)
Associate - Real Estate Investment Banking

EDUCATION

University of the Arts London
Fashion Marketing • 2010 - 2010

IESE Business School - University of Navarra
MBA • 2006 - 2008

Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics
Masters of Commerce • 2000 - 2002

Team Members

Andrea Gazulli

Andrea Gazulli


Associate Creative Director
Shreya Shetty

Shreya Shetty


Senior Merchandiser
Dipali Karekar

Dipali Karekar


Operations Manager & Senior Merchandiser
Sarah Finch

Sarah Finch


Marketing Manager
Vivek Arora

Vivek Arora


Customer Service

Product/Service Summary

Retailing Indian and Asian designer clothing and accessories to customers around the world. Focus on high-end and affordable luxury range of products.
Product range includes Womenswear, Menswear, Accessories and Bridal collections.

Product/Service Descriptions