Top Indian Designers Who Are Internationally Famous
When you see Paris Hilton, Oprah Winfrey or Pamela Anderson wearing a saree, you know the Indian fashion industry and culture is going places. With a huge demand for Indian clothes in the west, the designers from the country are actually making a big statement in their designs to make them viable to the global audiences. In an exclusive post, we take a close look at the best designers from the Indian fashion industry, who are creating waves everywhere.
Sabyasachi Mukherjee: His label Sabyasachi is a clear statement of his own, and this young designer is the only one from India to have shows at New York, Milan and London fashion weeks. His designs are chic and contemporary with colours and texture that define the beauty of Indian culture. For those who aren’t fans of the extreme fancy designs of Indian fashion, Sabyasachi is a choice that’s pleasurable, subtle and always classy.
Manish Malhotra: Easily the most popular name in the Indian fashion circle, Manish Malhotra is all about gloss, style and matchless statements. He has gone international on many occasions and has designed clothes for Reese Witherspoon, Demi Moore, Kate Moss and singer Kylie Minogue among other celebs. He is also known for his work in Indian films and he remains a celebrated designer, whose collections demands attention and price.
Ritu Beri: She is the international name by all means from India and has worked in countries in France and Germany, where she has her own stores. Beri has worked with many Indian celebrities and has been very popular at the global level. Her designs define her own style statements, and owning one of her designed items is quite a pleasure. Her contribution to fashion industry won her “Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” from the French government.
Raghavendra Rathore: He is one name synonymous with men’s fashion in India. He has worked internationally with Donna Karan and Oscar de la Renta and his work is amazingly Indian and reflects the essence of the culture in many ways. His famous design is the Jodhpuri Bandhgala, which is a special style of Indian coat that comes from Jodhpur- where Rathore was born.
Ritu Kumar: Kumar is a known designer, who has done immense work in bringing the Indian culture and craftsmanship to the forefront. Ritu mostly works from India, but has patrons all over the world, and the list includes the name of Late Princess Diana. Ritu’s designs are all about style in the Indian way, and her designs cater to numerous budgets, starting from basic to splurging options.
Rohit Bal: Bal has been a noted name in the Indian fashion circles, and he has some known international patrons like Uma Thurman, Pamela Anderson, and Naomi Campbell. It is also known that Anna Kournikova has worn his designs. He works with many motifs and has done many shows in Paris, Singapore and New York. He has many laurels to his credit, and his name is synonymous with many who know Indian fashion.
We hope you know which Indian designers to check while shopping!
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