Ritu Upadhyay

MODERATOR: International Buyers Panel
LOCATION: d3 Fashion Talks
TIME: Thursday, 31 March, 2016 - 17:30

MODERATOR: From Runway to Moda Operandi
LOCATION: d3 Fashion Talks
TIME: Saturday, 2 April, 2016 - 19:30



Ritu Upadhyay is the Middle East correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily (WWD).
Often referred to as “the fashion bible,” WWD has been the industry voice of authority for the global fashion, retail and beauty communities for over 100 years. Covering the business side of the industry along with trends and runway shows, Ritu has a unique understanding of both the creative and commercial sides of fashion. For the last ten years, she has  reported on new design talent in emerging markets, profiled fashion luminaries like Giorgio Armani, Tom Ford, Christian Louboutin and Elie Saab, as well as traveled to factories across India to report on manufacturing and skilled artisans. 

In addition to WWD, she has covered the Middle East for Bloomberg TV. Born and raised in Chicago, Ritu has lived in New York, India, Jordan and Pakistan, and currently divides her time between Washington D.C. and Dubai.