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Rocky Star

Label - Rocky Star

Rocky Star, an Indian designer known for his inspiration from the Baroque and Gothic time periods for all his collections, has designed for international celebrities like Beyonce, Paris Hilton and Pussycat Dolls. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the designer talks about how the label is adopting sustainability by reusing leftover fabrics, current and upcoming trends of the Indian fashion industry.

Manish Malhotra

Label Manish Malhotra

A multitalented designer and founder of an eponymous label, Manish Malhotra, has been deeply entrenched in the twin worlds of fashion and film for the past three decades. In a conversation with Kiran Sahija, the designer shares his personal journey in the world of fashion, what keeps him motivated to design for new collections and the difference he finds in styles of 90’s and current times.

Samant Chauhan

Label Samant Chauhan

Delhi based fashion designer, Samant Chauhan who mostly works on hand woven Indian textile, keeping the silhouettes clean and cut- sharp, is known for his unique designs. In a conversation with Kiran Sahija, the designer talks about his fashion journey and shares tips for fashion enthusiasts.

Anju Modi

Label Anju Modi

Filmfare Award winner for best costume designer, Anju Modi is inspired by Indian culture and believes in reinventing the antique as per the modern needs. In an interview with Kiran Sahija , the designer shares her thoughts on how timeless Indian textiles are being praised globally.

Sunita Shanker

Label Sunita Shanker

Inspired by the rich traditional crafts of India, Sunita Shanker’s work is a unique interpretation of style that combines both fashion and tradition seamlessly. In an interview with ,Kiran Sahija the designer reveals her inspiration behind her collections, the way she finds consumer choices shifting and the upcoming trends in the fashion industry.

Reynu Taandon

Label Reynu Taandon + Nikhita

Renowned womenswear designer Reynu Taandon has been serving the fashion industry for more than two decades. In an interview with ,Kiran Sahija she shares her views on sticking to her niche of hand-crafted designs keeping her collections classic yet fashionable.

Raghavendra Rathore

Label Raghavendra Rathore Jodhpur

Being one of the first designers to use the "Brand India" positioning for a fashion company, Raghavendra Rathore is an expert in reviving heritage clothing. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, the designer shares his fascination with the “bandhgala”--synonymous with his  label, current trends in men’s formalwear and future goals.

Gavin Miguel

Label Gavin Miguel

Acclaimed fashion designer Gavin Miguel is known for his couture collection globally as well as his designer pieces for Bollywood celebs. In a conversation with Kiran Sahija, Miguel shares his thoughts on what intrigues him about the Indian fashion industry and the design inspiration behind his collections.

Abhishek Agarwal

Purple Style Labs

Late Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks, is known for his minimalistic collection, activism for social causes, the environment, and gay rights. In 2014, the government of India had conferred upon him its fourth-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri. Mumbai-based Purple Style Labs Pvt Ltd (PSL), that operates several luxury fashions brands, has acquired the eponymous label of Rodricks. In an interview with Kiran Sahija, Abhishek Agrawal, CEO and Founder, Purple Style Labs, on behalf of the late designer, shares his thoughts on maintaining the signature style of the label.

Gaurang Shah

Label Gaurang Shah

Hyderabad based designer Gaurang Shah, has been traversing the country for the last 20 years, and invigorating the weaving traditions of India. His work spreads across 16 states, engaging 7000 weavers, craftspeople and others in ancillary trades. In a chat with Kiran Sahija, Shah speaks about his design inspirations and the brand’s success mantra--the newness he tries to bring into the jamdani weaves through inventive interpretation in fabrics, texture, and colour.

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