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Designer Watch

Dhruv Toshniwal

Brand - The Pant Project

The Pant Project is known for its custom-made bottom wear. Its products are ‘Made in India’ and stitched to perfection in state-of-the-art modern facilities by experienced craftsmen who are empowered with cutting-edge technology. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, The Pant Project Co-founder & CEO Dhruv Toshniwal reveals the challenges faced while initiating their venture and walks us through the design process of custom-tailored pieces.

Prakruti Gupta Rao & Navin Rao

Brand - The Kaftan Company

The Kaftan Company (TKC) is India’s most recognised brand for kaftans, founded by husband-wife duo – Prakruti Gupta and Navin Rao – in 2016. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the duo talks about the design process behind their collection and their approach toward sustainable and slow fashion.

Eirinn Hayhow

Label - Eirinn Hayhow

Eirinn Hayhow, founder of her eponymous label, is renowned for creating her own dyes from foraging plants and berries and uses fruit and vegetable waste. Recommended by Vogue as one of the best Vegan Brands 2021, Eirinn Hayhow has been supported by London Fashion Week, The British Fashion Council and recognised by The Guardian. In an Interview with Kiran Sahija, the designer reveals about her inspiration for her collection and shares her thoughts on gender-fluid fashion.

Teodora Mitrovska

Label - T*MITROVSKA

T*MITROVSKA is a highly conceptual London-based brand playing with unconventional materials, shapes and gender roles and is funded by a young and extremely talented designer Teodora Mitrovska. She was recently BIG SEE Fashion Design 2021 winner for North Macedonia. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the designer explains about her inspiration behind her eclectic collection and shares her thoughts on gender fluid and slow fashion.

Anna Yang

Label - Annakiki

Anna Yang is founder of brand Annakiki that explores a surrealist fantasy. Breaking down technology’s coldness, it embraces a bold and futuristic design language, defined by novel techniques and unique details. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, Yang reveals about her inspiration behind her futuristic collection and shares some style tips.

Alvaro Mars

Label - Alvaro Mars

Alvaro Mars is designer of his eponymous and a non-binary brand that plays gender roles and nonconformity having as values: impact, irony, and controversy. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the designer talks about the inspiration behind his eclectic collections and shares his thoughts on gender-fluid fashion.

Paul Gaudio

Brand - Unless

Former global creative director of Adidas and current Co-founder of UNLESS, Paul Gaudio is known for his creative product and sportswear design contributions. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, Gaudio talks about the sportswear industry and its contribution towards sustainable creations.

Meghana Goyal

Label - Summer Somewhere

Summer Somewhere is a conscious clothing brand designed for every girl in pursuit of an endless summer by Meghana Goyal. Their collection is chic and can be worn to the beach, a garden brunch, city walks, or a cycle tour; it’s timeless and trans-seasonal. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the designer reveals about ethical practices and gives some style tips for travelling in summer season.

Najla & Cynthia Burt

Label - Dur Doux

Renowned Washington DC based mother-daughter designer duo Najla and Cynthia Burt is acclaimed for their house blends wearable pieces with edgier, vibrant, and more avant-garde elements. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the duo talk about their experience at NYFW, and their upcoming spring summer collection.

Andre Walker

Label - Andre Walker

Andre Walker is a New York-based renowned designer, creative director, cultural commentator, stylist and artist with a long career in creating luxury womenswear and menswear fashion, shoes, jewellery, accessories, and furs alongside his painting and mixed media practice. His key design collaborations include Comme des Garcons, Dover Street Market, Yves Salomon, Louis Vuitton, and Marc Jacobs. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the designer talks about American fashion and sustainability and his bond with high profile people.

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