top of page
Karisma Nanavati.jpg


I am Karisma, an Accessory Designer
based in the UK!

Hi there! I was born and raised in Mumbai, India, and am currently based in Leicester, UK. My main expertise lies in Footwear Design, though I do enjoy working in Accessory Design, Brand Identity, and Illustration.

Let's connect to discuss new opportunities!

The journey so far...

JAN 2023

Soon to graduate with an MA in Design Innovation from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

NOV 2022

Travelled Solo to Milan, Italy to get inspired for my new design collection

OCT 2022

Received an additional Gift Scholarship to sponsor my Masters's degree! 

MARCH 2022

Selected to be one of the Top 5 Designers for Next Gen Designers 2022 with Arstutoria School and Brazilian Industry

FEB 2022

Selected as an Engagement Associate for DMU's Engage program

JAN 2022

Moved to the UK from India to pursue my MA in Design Innovation at De Montfort University. 

AUG 2019-  DEC 2022

Worked as a Footwear Designer for Trent Ltd., Mumbai, India. 

2015 - 2019

Graduated from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, India with a Bachelor of Design - Fashion and Lifestyle Accessories; CGPA 8.7/10


Karisma Nanavati.jpg
kari painting copy.jpg
kari painting copy 2#.jpg

Next Gen Designer

The Next Gen Designer competition is organised by Arsutoria School and the Brazilian Leather Industry. 

DIY Shoe Painting

The DIY Project is a special video shot for Westside brands as an engaging activity for people to try at home.

Westside Collection

Watch the Summer Essentials with Luna Blu by Westside, with Karisma Nanavati and Neha Saluja. 

Get in Touch

  • Behance
  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram


Based in

Leicester, United Kingdom

I’d love to hear from you. :)

bottom of page