India is known for its fashion all over the world which is why it has become the birthplace of many amazing fashion designers. From costume design to models, these designers also set new standards for Hollywood and Bollywood.
Here is the list to consult with all the information about your favorite fashion designers in the country.
Sabyasachi Mukherjee is a well-known Indian fashion designer. Her collection includes exquisite Anarkali, sarees, suits and a mix of traditional and contemporary outfits. Sabyasachi’s wedding lehengas, in particular, gave a new meaning to bridal wear by infusing luxury into traditional Indian shapes.
Sabyasachi’s roots are deeply rooted in the use of traditional yarn and cultural art, both of which are affected by his social environment. Sabyasachi’s collection is chic because of its ability to use traditional textiles and display them in a modernistic way. In addition to the seductive involvement of the material, his creations are embellished with intricate stitched and ornamented patterns.
Manish Malhotra, one of India’s best-known designers, has carved out a distinct personality for himself in the Bollywood film industry. He styled a number of Bollywood actresses in the early years of his career, giving them some of the most memorable fashion looks that are still remembered today.
Many Bollywood celebrities in the country have long favored Manish Malhotra’s line of clothing. Manish Malhotra is known for experimenting with fusion styles, which combine contemporary and traditional elements with new looks each season. His designs are worn by richest Indians as well as Hollywood celebrities due to their adaptability.
Rohit Bal collections are as ethereal as they are dreamlike, drawing inspiration from our country’s heritage and tradition. The designer, on the other hand, has no signature style. A-list celebrities have worn his designs nationally and internationally. Her company has carved out a place for itself with beautiful anarkalis and sarees as well as lavish sherwanis.
The Rohit Bal collection is based on a sumptuous philosophy.
Rohit Gandhi and Rahul
Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna are a well-known Indian brand and entered their 24th year of creative partnership in 2022 as an established designer brand. They have made their mark in contemporary ready-to-wear for men and women. Their creations place great importance on silhouettes and details. They are inspired by linear structures, geometric lines and are strongly influenced by modern contemporary art.
The designers have been repeatedly awarded the “Best Ready Collection” for men’s and women’s clothing. In addition to parading each season at India Fashion Week, they also participate in several international fairs, namely Who’s Next in Paris, Coterie in New York and Tranoi in Paris.
In 2011, the designers were also awarded the prestigious “GQ- Designers of the year”.
The designer duo are the only Indian designers to have partnered with two of the country’s biggest corporate clothing brands, Van Heusen and Wills Lifestyle, which caters to 100 stores across the country.
Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna retail in 5 independent stores nationwide, as well as over 100 multi-designer stores and boutiques nationwide. Internationally, the brand is available at major stores like Harvey Nichols, Salam, Vakko and Sun Motoyama, to name a few.
When it comes to well-known Indian designers, Tarun Tahiliani’s name is always at the top of the list. Each piece in his collection has earned him a distinct reputation in the fashion world, with sophistication and quality exuding from his designs. Tarun Tahiliani’s collections are distinguished by their originality and innovation. The first thing that comes to mind when looking at Tarun Tahiliani’s couture is pure Indian passion. Nevertheless, her talent and love of style attracted people from all over the world. Actors and actresses, singers and models, from Bollywood to Hollywood… Every well-known celebrity has been photographed wearing one of their famous models. Transforming native and regal drapes into modern and luxurious outfits is one of the designer’s distinctive styles.
Naeem Khan’s spectacular ready-to-wear and bridal designs are celebrated in this first monograph, which features elaborate embroidery, elegant drapes, rich hues and luxurious couture fabrics. The gowns, gowns and separates featured here embody Khan’s original vision and exceptional artistry in combining the rich traditions and handcrafted textiles of her Indian background with design ideas from her travels in Peru, Japan, Russia and in Spain with modern techniques. Jeweled dresses sparkle with sequins and jewels, while dramatic red carpet costumes are studied in volume. Khan’s romanticism is embodied in modern interpretations of suits and pajama sets, which feature intricate hand embroidery. Given Khan’s predilection for extravagant evening wear, it’s no surprise celebrities flock to see him.
Arjun Bhasin is a Bollywood and Hollywood costume designer and stylist. He is best known for his roles in Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti and Monsoon Wedding, The Reluctant Fundamentalist (and Life of Pi GQ India fashion editor also stayed the same.
Dhanesh Poladia is the Chief Designer/Partner of Dinbandhu Collections, qualified as Fashion Designer of BDSomani, Cuffe Parade in 2011. At the age of 28, he has already worked in the industry for 11 years and is a feather in the hat.
The label was estd. in 1942 in Bhuleshwar, Mumbai by my grandfather Umarshi Poladia. We started with men’s Kurta pajamas, and now specialize in wedding wear and western wear.
Having an 80-year-old clientele and training generations around the world makes us proud of our work.
We truly believe in the term bespoke and ensure that the customer is helped with the true meaning of bespoke, and that is what customers love about us with unparalleled fittings.
Mayank Agarwal is currently the Managing Director of Sasya, Simaaya and Siyaa Groups of Companies. He has an experience of more than ten years in the field of fashion industry
It’s been a decade since the brand was launched after that, there was no looking back, its experience was channeled into establishing and earning accolades for women’s and men’s clothing brands Simaaya, Siyaa and Sasya.
Having an experience of over a decade now, his passion and expertise in this field has helped to ensure that the names of all three brands are recognized.
For Simaaya, Siyaa and Sasya, their work and their creations speak for themselves.
Mayank Agarwal is truly a beacon for the fashion industry!
Sidharth K Kakkar
Sidharth launched his eponymous menswear brand, Sidharth Kakkar, in 2012 and decided to embark on his journey by taking your unconventional route. He moved to his home town of Jalandhar away from the world of glamor and glitz. He started from scratch, fleeing all demographic confinements to make a name for himself.
Within two years, he launched his flagship store in Ludhiana, and since then there has been no looking back. After only a few years of activity, the brand is making its way into the fashion circuit.
SKK • The label has been loved and adorned with pride and passion by all be it locals, Bollywood and international celebrities, politicians and bureaucrats. It continues to rise and shine.
Indian music’s international name, AR Rahman, what better way to define him when the Oscar-winning music maestro chose himself a SIDHARTH K KAKKAR outfit for the launch of his album with Mick Jagger, “Super. heavy” in 2012.