Indian fashion industry has its own signature in all over the world. India fashion has thousand of years of tradition behind it. In each regions of India has its own native traditional dress. Delhi and Mumbai are the important centers of fashion designing and manufacture in India, followed by Bangalore and other cities. Apart from fashion industry India is the third largest producer of cotton, the second largest producer of silk and the fifth largest producer of man-made fibers in the world. Here is the list of top 10 Indian designers.
Manish Malhotra is one of the leading and successful fashion designers in India born in 1965 in London. He was entered the Bollywood fashion design industry when he was 25 years and from now he has designed for many leading bollywood actresses. He won best costume designer at the prestigious awards of the International Indian Film Academy in 2001 and 2002. He has designed costumes for Urmila Matondkar, Sridevi, Kajol, Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukherji, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Sonam Kapoor and Preity Zinta.
Flagship Stores: Delhi and Mumbai
fficial Web Page: manishmalhotra . in
Tarun Tahiliani is the one of the popular Indian fashion designer born in Mumbai. In 1990 he founded his eponymous design studio which are inspired by Indian culture and it sold in to Tokyo, New York, London, Hong Kong, Dubai and in his stores in New Delhi and Mumbai. . His own brand name is known as, Ahilian. The brand is popular for its creative style and uniqueness. He has designed for Katrina Kaif, Dia Mirza, Lisa Haydon, Esha Gupta, Hrithik Roshan, Arjun Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Sonam Kapoor etc.
Flagship Stores: Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad
Official Web Page: taruntahiliani . com
Ritu Beri is a International fashion designer. She went on to become the foremost Asian designer to lead the French fashion brand, Jean-Louis Scherrer and she is the of “101 Ways to Look Good”. In 1990 she stareted her own fashion studio ‘Lavanya’. Later she went on to become the first Indian fashion designer to showcase her collection in Paris. Ritu Beri got the highest civilian award from the French Government for her excellent work in the field of fashion. She has designed for Prince Charles, Former US President Bill Clinton, Nicole Kidman, Andie MacDowell and several Parisian socialites. Her Indian clients include cine stars like Rani Mukerji, Preity Zinta, Madhuri Dixit etc.
Flagship Stores: Delhi, France and Germany
Official Web Page: facebook . com/rituberidesigns
Jj Valaya is the one of the leading and famous fashion designer in India and he is often called the ‘Monarch of Indian Fashion. House of vallya founded by JJ Valaya and his brother TJ Singh. He was the founding member of Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and the first global brand ambassador of Crystal giant Swarovski. He designing haute couture for men and women with his forte in evening and bridal collections. He designed for Kareena Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Cate Blanchett, Joseph Fiennes etc.
Flagship Stores: Delhi, Mumbai
Official Web Page: valaya . com
Rohit Bal is also one of the popular designer in India born on 1961 in Kashmir, he designs for both men and women. He was the student of National Institute of Fashion Technology. Rohit prefers to use pastels and earthy tones to dress up his men and women. Rohit is most popular for his use of Lotus and Peacock motifs, and for the spectacular construction in his clothing. He launched his label and designer line IN 1990. Has held fashion shows in London, Paris, New York, Singapore, Moscow, Jakarta, Colombo, Sao Paulo, Munich, Geneva and also all major cities in India. He designed for Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Pamela Anderson, Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan etc.
Flagship Stores: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chennai
Official Web Page: rohitbal . com
Ritu Kumar is one of India’s leading and famous foremost designers. She has designed a unique style of her own. She started her fashion business in Kolkata and start beginning with bridal wear and evening clothes in the 1960s and 70s. She was the first woman to introduce the ‘boutique’ culture in India under the brand name ‘Ritu’. Ritu Kumar has also designed for the contestants participating in Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss Asia Pacific. She designed for Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Lara Dutta etc.
Flagship Stores: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Surat, Jaipur, Dubai etc.
Official Web Page: ritukumar . com , www. labelritukumar . com
Wendell Rodricks is a famous fashion designer based in the western Indian region of Goa. Government of India conferred upon him its fourth-highest civilian award the Padma Shri in 2014. His clothes would have no heavy embroideries and no stiff clothes. He was designing advertisements for Wellspun, Delsey, SWATCH Bijoux, Breguet and Raymond Weil. He was the first India designer to be invited to IGEDO (the world’s largest garment fair) and the first Indian designer to open the Dubai Fashion Week. He designed for Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Rekha, Evelyn Sharma etc.
Flagship Stores: Goa
Official Web Page: wendellrodricks . com
Sabyasachi Mukherjee is one of the leading Indian fashion designer born on 1974 in Kolkata. He was the winner of femina British Council most outstanding young designer of India Awardin in 2001, Grand winner award at the Mercedes New Asia fashion week in Singapore in 2003. He uses unusual fabrics, texturing and detailing, ‘fusion’ of styles ‘patch-worked’ with beautifull embellishments in a vibrant eclectic colour palette to make the feeling of going back to the ancient and medieval ages. He designed for Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan, Neha Dhupia.
Flagship Stores: Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad
Official Web Page: sabyasachi . com
Vikram Phadnis is one of the leading and famous fashion designer in India. He established himself as a celebrity stylist. Vikram’s label stocks is high-end Indian and western wear, men as well as women and his exclusive collection includes bridal as well as pret-a-porter wear. He designed costumes for Karisma Kapoor, Soha Ali Khan, Ayesha Takia, Malaika Arora Khan etc.
Flagship Stores: Delhi and Mumbai
Official Web page: vikramphadnis . com
Manish Arora is a famous Indian fashion designer based in New Delhi. he is well known for unique play on colors, such as his trademark palette of pink and gold. In 2005 he is exhibiting at the London Fashion Week and in 2007 showcased for the first time in Paris Fashion Week. He sells his designes in worldwide across prestigious stores such as Galleries Lafayette, Joyce and Beams. Manish was appointed the Creative Director for Iconic French Fashion House in 2011. He designed for Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut.
Flagship Stores: Delhi and Mumbai
Official Web Page: manisharora . com