Growth of Indian Fashion Designers
The Indian fashion designers with their creativity, illustrations, imagination and originality has aided in carrying Indian fashion to the international arena. The idea is to not only to deck people up but also to bring out the true essence of the oriental fashion in the most matured way.
Indian dress designers combine Western trends with Indian touch, thus creating garments that reflect both Indian culture and international status. The talented Indian fashion designers have taken the Indian ramp shows to the glistening international fame. They are solely attributed for refreshing the generations of fashion and also creating the bedazzling fashion statement publicity of the renowned personalities. These advancements in the world of fashion are all owed to the hard work and creativity of the Indian fashion designers.
Famous Indian Fashion Designers
Bhanu Athaiya is Indian cinema's most well regarded costume designer, having worked in more than 100 films, since 1950s. Indian contemporary fashion designers like Manish Malhotra, Neeta Lulla, Manish Arora and Rocky S have created a benchmark in the domain of fashion designing in India. They also design clothes for Bollywood personalities. Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla are well known names in the fashion circuit. They can be deliberated among first names in that made Indian fashion industry big and famous.
Aki Narula has created history in the Indian fashion industry. He is the Regional winner of ‘Damania Fashion Award 1994’. Anamika Khanna ruled the fashion industry on a promising note by winning the ‘Damania Fashion Awards’.
Anita Dongre has been a part of the Indian fashion industry for the past 17 years. Anna Singh is a reputed Indian fashion designer, mainly working for the Indian movie industry Bollywood. A talented fashion designer, Arjun Khanna makes a bold mark in the fashion industry. Ashish Soni was the first Indian designer to receive the honour to present a runway show at the Olympus fashion week held at New York.
J. J. Valaya is known for his endowment of combining clothes, and his unique experimentation. Krishna Mehta she has been fledgling Indian fashion industry by storm. Malini Ramani is the undisputed nonconformist of the Indian fashion world. Monisha Jaising is responsible for inroads into the international arena way much before the origination of Lakme India Fashion Week, under the label Azzura. Traditional nurture and training of Raghavendra Rathore’s craft at the Parsons School of Design in New York enriched him as the eminent designer. For the past 15 years, Rina Dhaka has been a part and parcel of the Indian fashion scene.
Ritu Kumar is known as one of the leading designers of the garments, fabrics and accessories during the 1980s. Rohit Bal is known for his sense of aesthetics and his works are finely perfected with punctilious attention to details. Ritu Beri is one of the well-known designers who feel her job to be a great honour and a big challenge. Sabyasachi Mukherjee was honoured as the ‘King of Kitsch’.
Satya Paul is famous for his exquisite prints and saris and is one of India’s leading brands, offering ethnic women’s wear. Suneet Verma is reckoned as the India’s ‘Style Guru’. The master of mantle, Tarun Tahiliani is one of the most successful fashion designers in the country. Designer Wendell Rodricks portrays conservative, elegant and stylish style that is a passion among Indian clothes lovers.
Apart from the above-mentioned names, there are numerous others who also contributing to popularising the Indian fashion industries in various other countries.
Fashion Institutes in India
Several fashion institutes like National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Indian Institute of Fashion Technology (IIFT) and Pearl Fashion Academy have been established where students learn to translate their creativity into dresses and fabric designs.
Indian fashion designers are creative and expressive in their designs and sketches. They are expert at combining tones, shades and colours. Indian Designers are always experimenting with new design styles every season.