The Indian fashion industry is currently thriving, thanks to exquisite ensembles made by the industry’s brilliant designers and celebrities donning them. From seasoned designers like Sabyasachi to designers like Masaba, the Indian design scene is exploding and will soon be on par with the greatest in the world.
Check out this list of iconic designers who have transformed Indian fashion and bringing Indian handicrafts and fabrics to the forefront of the worldwide fashion arena.
She is many things, but one word that best describes her is inspiring. Masaba Gupta, the most promising designer, is winning hearts and sweeping everyone off their feet. Her journey in the fashion industry is quite an inspiring story! Unlike many other millennial designers, fashion did not come to her at the drop of a hat.
She juggled and struggled with many things before being named ‘The Most Promising Designer’ at the Lakme India Fashion Week and became the youngest person ever to receive the accolade. We’re not surprised in the least.
Sabyasachi Mukherjee is a renowned fashion designer. He is known for infusing his creations with a rich Indian flair and historical value. He has had the opportunity to be a part of all three leading fashion weeks; Milan, London, and New York.
Every Indian bride dreams of wearing Sabyasachi, and doing so elevates your wedding to a new level. In fact, through the popular TV show ‘Band, Baaja & Bride,’ he has been doing it for free for brides who cannot afford his clothing. He has also established a cheap, everyday wardrobe for women and wants to be known for his exemplary styles rather than only wedding attire.
Anita has been a mainstay in India’s fashion world with her clothing and jewelry designs. When Kate Middleton wore one of her outfits in 2016, everyone wanted to don the look. Beyoncé, Sophie Turner, and Priyanka Chopra are some of the celebrities who have worn her designs. Anita Dongre has a flagship store in New York City.
In the truest sense, she is a dreamer and achiever. She methodically developed her labels to meet a variety of customer needs. She believes that people should wear brands and never the other way round.
Manish Arora is well-known for his meticulous craftsmanship, attention to detail, and mastery of color. His brilliance comes in his ability to blend Indian traditional heritage with a fun and contemporary feel.
Manish Arora’s designs are featured in several high-profile magazines, including Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. All of this began in 1997, when he founded his first fashion company, Manish Arora, which was first formally presented in London Fashion Week in 2005, and then in Paris Fashion Week two years later. Manish Arora was invited to the prestigious French Federation of Pret-a-Porter after his creations were a big hit in London and Paris fashion weeks.
Manish Malhotra is a popular name in the Indian fashion industry. But did you know that Manish Malhotra never had any official fashion design training? Isn’t it intriguing?
He started his journey in this industry as he was enthusiastic about sketching, clothes, and movies. Manish Malhotra began his modeling career while attending Elphinstone College in Mumbai.
He’s worked in the fashion industry for 27 years and has completely transformed the Indian fashion industry in challenging ways to comprehend. Manish Malhotra is credited with introducing the concept of style in Bollywood with the Juhi Chawla-starrer Swarg, in which he made his debut as a designer.
Manish Malhotra is also the first individual to receive a Filmfare costume award for his work in Rangeela. He has managed to transform both Bollywood and Indian fashion.