Indian fashion industry and alive and kicking. It has spread its wings in last few years and there are now many fashion designers who are doing exemplary work globally. The most heartening part of this development is the fact that many of the successful fashion designers are women. They have created a niche for themselves by constantly pushing boundaries and excelling with creativity, hard work, passion and perseverance.
Here are top 5 Indian fashion designers who have proved their mettle in the hot and happening world of fashion. On International Women’s Day, let’s salute them for their unwavering commitment to quality and creativity.
Lets know more about them –
Anamika Khanna started her career in 1998. She was the first designer who got an opportunity to display her unique designs at Paris Fashion Week in 2007. Also, she was the first designer who made a mark in the international market by launching her label named “ANA MIKA”. She is known for draping a saree in a unique way like Dhoti style drape and wavy drape etc. There are many magazines that showcase the style of design of Anamika Khanna like Vogue, Glamour, etc.
Her website – http://www.anamikakhanna.in/
She is the founder of the Indian fashion house of Anita Dongre. she had started her career with jewellery design, later on, she wants to try her hand into the fabric field of fashion. She set up four different fashion labels under her brand AND ( western wear), Global Desi, Grassroot, and high-end Anita Dongre Bridal. Her design gives a very earthly and calm vibe. There are many Bollywood celebrities who wear the collection of Anita Dongre like Katrina Kaif, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Kiara Advani, etc.
Her website – https://www.anitadongre.com/
Falguni Shane Peacock
She is the fashion designer who made her presence felt with her brands in the international market like London, Dubai, etc. She is mainly known for her extraordinary designs and edgy style which makes the brand very solitary. Her collection is worn by many international celebrities like Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce etc. Her signature style in fabric includes the sequin work, sheer fabrics, and bold print which gives the resembles of a ladylike elegance.
Her website – https://falgunishanepeacock.in/
She began her fashion business with bridal wear and evening clothes in 1960 using two small tables and hand block printing techniques. She is known for reviving the traditional weaving techniques into her textile. She has inspired many young women with her excellence and innovative approach to work. She has received many prestigious awards such as Padmashri and L’oreal Paris Femina Women’s Awards.
Her website – https://www.ritukumar.com/
She is an iconic figure in the fashion industry since 1990. She has inspired a lot of young women with her luxurious and edgy style of designing cloth. Her brand uses luxe fabric and draw prints embroidery in their designs. Many celebrities around the globe are her regular clients. She has always challenged the status quo and created a new streams in the world of fashion and lifestyle.
Her website – https://www.monishajaising.com/
These women fashion designers have broken the glass ceiling and proved that everything is possible with a focused approach. They will continue inspiring a lot of women for many generations.