Achla Grover
Associate Vice President- RD & Sourcing

Professional biography

She is a Post Graduate in Knitwear Design and Technology from National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai and is also a graduate in Home Science from Punjab University, Chandigarh. She has had over 8 years of experience in the apparel Industry and is a specialist in Knit wear and Fashion Lingerie categories. She comes to Daiki Brands with a rich background in the Fashion and Lingerie industry and has a lot of international exposure in buying and sourcing in major countries of Europe, China and Srilanka. She has been a crucial part of the launch and development of the first few lingerie projects of major brands like Etam and Mohena in India. She has also donned the role of Lingerie buying and sourcing for major organizations like Triumph International, Etam and Future group.

She is lovingly known as the Lingerie freak and has an unquenchable thirst for learning all there is to know about this industry and that is what sets her apart from the rest. She has a keen eye for spotting emerging fashion trends and knows the product technicalities of lingerie like the back of her hand. She is the best person to approach to get any lingerie or fashion advice.

Let's get to know her better

She is an active blogger and loves writing. Some of her writings have been featured in Asia Writes, while some are due to be published in Anthology of Indian English Women Poets by Roots and Wings in August 2011. She has also won accolades for Kuchipudi - a classical dance form at the state level. Music is also one of her passions and very often drives her work proficiency. She is Daiki’s resident feminist and is a no-nonsense woman who believes in speaking her heart. She loves travelling, reading and shopping as much as dancing. Though she is the only one who has a cabin, she is often found in the showroom surrounded by the products that she loves.