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Fashion Designers This Season

  • Rohit Bal

    Rohit Bal

    Rohit Bal, the celebrated designer graduated from the famed St. Stephens College in New Delhi with an honors degree in History. He then worked in his family's export business for a few years, learning the ropes. In 1990, he launched his label and designer line and there was no looking back. Rohit Bal draws from influences, wide and varied. From the village crafts and traditional methods of design that India is so rich in, to the transient phenomenon of the sub continent's urban landscape, the designer brings them all to life in his spectacular yet original language.

  • Sayantan Sarkar

    Sayantan Sarkar

    A design graduate from NIFT, Kolkata, Sayantan started his journey in 2005. Since then he has earned a name for himself in the Indian fashion scene. His passion for craft forms from Bengal, found himself drawn to the remotest villages of the state. From quirky batik to self-developed Jamdani weaves to unusual block prints, he has been working with almost lost craft forms to create the distinctive 'Sayantan Sarkar', a label that caters to prêt as well as couture lines for men and women.

  • Shaila Khubchandani

    Shaila Khubchandani

    Designer Shaila believes in the wisdom of dressing simple and is known for her luxury organic wear that are fluid in nature for the women of today. She uses various traditional organic handcrafted fabrics worked through natural dyes sourced from various parts of the country. The materials used along with her designs tell an unforgettable story.

  • Sreejith Jeevan

    Sreejith Jeevan

    ROUKA, meaning ‘bodice’ in Malayalam and ‘corridor’ in Japanese, is a label started by Sreejith Jeevan. It stands for products that form the corridor, connecting the people through clothes that speak a language of simplicity. A design graduate from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and the Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, Sreejith’s brand embodies the modern women. Having worked with textiles in India and abroad, Sreejith, now works from his studio in Kochi, creating a timeless style that derives from the spirit of the city.

  • Swati Vijaivargie

    Swati Vijaivargie

    Swati loves playing with vibrant colours and unique textiles in her designs. The designer specialises in thread-resist Shibori patterns and in creating surface textures using different tie-dye and embroidery techniques. Her collections imbibe a minimalist design spirit with clean lines, appealing to the modern international woman

Season 3: Fashion Designers

  • Amit Vijaya and Richard Pandav

    Amit Vijaya and Richard Pandav

    Elegance of simplicity, beauty of hand-made and indulgence of comfort are the defining traits of the collaborative brand conceptualised by the two fashion designers Amit Vijaya and Richard Pandav. A label born out of the two National Institute of Design graduates’ passion, is meant as a statement on the luxury of hand-made and the richness of Indian artisanship. Working closely with various skilled artisans across the country, the label strives to constantly provide opportunities of livelihood and create awareness about the Indian craft using designs to build a bridge between the producers and consumers.

  • Sayantan Sarkar

    Sayantan Sarkar

    A design graduate from NIFT, Kolkata, Sayantan started his journey in 2005. Since then he has earned a name for himself in the Indian fashion scene. His passion for craft forms from Bengal, found himself drawn to the remotest villages of the state. From quirky batik to self-developed Jamdani weaves to unusual block prints, he has been working with almost lost craft forms to create the distinctive 'Sayantan Sarkar', a label that caters to prêt as well as couture lines for men and women.

  • Soham Dave

    Soham Dave

    Soham Dave, a graduate from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York is the owner of a fashion design label that offers a range of contemporary eco-friendly lifestyle products for urban consumers in India. Emphasising more on bio-degradable fabrics and hand-crafted items, he sees the black sewing machine as the central source of inspiration. In addition to owning a fashion label, he is also the lead designer at the SEWA Trade Faciliation Centre and Director at Showroom J – a buying and retailing house.

  • Sreejith Jeevan

    Sreejith Jeevan

    ROUKA, meaning ‘bodice’ in Malayalam and ‘corridor’ in Japanese, is a label started by Sreejith Jeevan. It stands for products that form the corridor, connecting the people through clothes that speak a language of simplicity. A design graduate from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and the Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, Sreejith’s brand embodies the modern women. Having worked with textiles in India and abroad, Sreejith, now works from his studio in Kochi, creating a timeless style that derives from the spirit of the city.

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