The Top 10 Best Fashion Designers in India

Are you passionate about fashion? Want to know about the top fashion designers in India? Here is the list of top 10 fashion designers in India you should check out.

Top fashion designers in India

The Indian fashion industry is globally popular because of the brilliant fashion designers of India. They are the mastermind for creating jaw dropping fashion statements and presenting in front of the whole world.

Fashion designers spend hours and hours preparing the celebrities who present our Indian fashion in front of the world. To create the list of the top fashion designers in India we did hours of research from various sources(news, social media, wikis, brand pages) about the popular fashion designers from India.

Top Fashion Designers in India

1. Manish Malhotra


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Manish Malhostra is the most famous Indian fashion designer who goes hand in hand with the Indian fashion industry. He started his career as a model and failed. Later he chose to work in the fashion design industry.

He has won best costume designer awards and is the inspiration for the designers. Intricate embroideries, floor-length ponchos are some of his signature work. He designed clothes for stars like Jean-Claude Van Damme, Reese Witherspoon, princess of Riyadh, as well as the Late Michael Jackson.

2. Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Sabyasachi Mukherjee is a fashion designer from Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He started his designing career in 1999 and became one of the most popular fashion designers in India who needs no introduction.

He designs lehengas for brides and designed outfits for Indian celebrities like; Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas and others. He gets his inspiration from the traditional and scenic views of Kolkata. He also has a good sense of Western culture.

3. Rohit Bal


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Rohit Bal born in Srinagar, started his fashion designing journey in 1990. His peacock and lotus motifs work is popular all over the world. He has collaborated with many International and Indian brands. He has fashion shows in New York, Paris, Singapore and all major cities in India.

4. Tarun Tahiliani

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Tarun Tahiliani is one of the oldest names in the fashion industry. He has been called the ‘Karl Lagerfeld of India’ by the British stylist Isabella Blow. He is co-founder of the multi-designer boutique Ensemble.

He has designed for many international and Indian stars like; Lady Gaga, Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and others. He was the first fashion designer invited to Milan Fashion Week. Currently he has worked with many interior designing projects for major hotels.

5. Masaba Gupta

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Masaba is the youngest woman in the fashion industry inspired by Indian and South African culture. She is known for creating unique types of clothes with traditional touch. Her clothes are mostly designed in bright colours.

6. Gaurav Gupta

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Gaurav Gupta is a Delhi based designer well-known for her mind-boggling designs of western silhouettes with modern twist. He started his designing career in 2006 and worked for many popular stars all over the world. His work has usage of soft fabrics like; chiffon, silk, and other.

7. Anamika Khanna

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Anamika Khanna is known for his mixing of style with traditional Indian style with western designs. She is one of the successful women in the fashion industry and has showcased her work in Paris Fashion Week.

She is the favourite choice of bollywood actress Sonam kapoor. Anamika's designs have a bohemian charm that until now no other designer can create. Her designs are sold in many Indian and international stores.

8. Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar is one of the oldest fashion designers in India. She has designed for many stars like; Deepika Padukone, Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta and others. She has bridged the gap between tradition and modern design. She has more than 50 stores in India and a couple of abroad.

9. Neeta Lulla

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Neeta Lulla is mainly the costume designer of bollywood films. She has done designing work for films like Devdas, Jodha-Akbar, Mohenhadaro and others. She has won many national awards for costume designing. She is now running a fashion designing school with her name.

10. Anita Dongre

Anita Dongre is a popular name in the Indian fashion industry. She is the founder of House of Anita Dongre. She was born in Mumbai, India and has a degree from SVKM's Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics. Her brand designs elegant, effortless pieces that fit every person and occasion.

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