Indian Fashion designers have made our country proud from ages with their deep rooted indian design philosophies. From the everyday outfits to the ethnic, these designers knows the best art of making them absolutely stunning and fabulous. India is a country which has an ancient clothing design traditions, yet an emerging fashion industry. Fashion industry have seen a boom and gained popularity in all over the world. Earlier not any people knew about india and indian fashion. Today, india is a eminent nation which is famous for its elegant woman’s attire named ‘saree’ and the fabric. In international markets, indian fabrics and indian textiles are equally popular and demanding. India is a diverse nation and doesn’t have a unique or standard fashion style. This diversification gave indian fashion designers an opportunity to create ample amount of creativity. Right from the traditional salwar kameez or sarees, churidars, kurtis, the semi-formal way of wearing it over trousers or jeans, capri’s and highly elegant and contemporary style of wrapping sarees, from simply cotton blouses to halter-neck, puffed sleeves, deep necks, and lycra fitted blouses, indian designers made a unique mix of fashion.
London-born and Mumbai-raised Manish Malhotra got his first execution into the world of fashion as a model, before becoming a Bollywood costume designer in 1990. From then he became the most recognizable names in Indian Fashion. Over the course of his illustrious career, Manish Malhotra has styled for over 1000 films and is credited as the modernizing Bollywood costume designer, while his costume label, launched in 1998, earned him a place in mainstream fashion.
Tarun Tahiliani is one of the most celebrated fashion designer of India. He had a degree from The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. When he returned back he realised there is a huge scope of designer in India. He made a revolution in the field of fashion in 1987, by opening the first fashion boutique in India, ‘Ensemble’. He have his own brand label known as ‘Ahilian’, which is famous for its creative and unique styles.
Rohit Bal is titled as ‘India’s master of fabric and fantasy’, by the Time Journal. In 1990 he introduced his first label as a traditional designer for men. Since then he has been included among the top echelons of Indian Fashion endorsed by a discerning, high profile clientele, which includes a number of India’s largest names in the media, Bollywood and Corporate world.
One of the earliest and reputed fashion diva. Ritu Kumar has developed a unique style of fashion of her own. Her designs reflects the ancient traditions of indian artistry in a contemporary fashion. She has understanding in ancient designs and innovative use of traditional crafts which has created new classicism. She labels brand of her own name.
A kolkata based designer founded his label following his graduation from National Institute of Fashion Technology in 1991, New Delhi. Within few years he made great achievements in the fashion world, winning the 2001 Femina British Council award for the most outstanding young designer in India and being named Grand winner at the Mercedes Benz Asia Fashion Week in 2003. He is described as ‘International styling with indian soul’. His designs are a blend of styles, patch-worked embellishments and vibrant color palettes.