Top Fashion Designers
Since launching his eponymous label in 1997, New Delhi-based designer Manish Arora has become the darling of the international fashion world. His label officially debuted at the 2005 London Fashion Week to rave reviews and two years later his successful show at Paris Fashion Week saw Arora invited to the distinguished French Federation of Pret-a-Porter. Known for his detailed craftsmanship and unique color palette, Arora’s designs fuse Indian heritage with a playful, contemporary vibe and have been featured in high profile fashion magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar and his eye-catching, colorful creations have been sported by stars including Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.
Priyanka Ella Lorena Lama
Born in 1991, Bangalore-based Priyanka Ella Lorena Lama is one of India’s most talented, up-and-coming young fashion designers and launched her debut pret-a-porter collection under her label, P.E.L.L.A., at the recent Lakme Fashion Week Gen Next Summer/Resort 2015 show. A graduate of Apparel and Fashion Design at Bangalore’s National Institute of Fashion Technology, Lama’s designs are deeply rooted in the Japanese Wabi-Sabi school thought which promotes the idea that there is beauty in imperfection – evident in her debut collection UTOPIA which focuses on natural fabrics like silk, natural silhouettes and hand-crafted aesthetics.