Some of the most famous and leading designers of India recently showcased their couture collections at the FDCI India Couture Week sponsored by Hindustan Times.
These designers have studied at premium design Institutes both Indian and International. Some of these Indian institutes are NIFT, NID and Pearl Academy of Fashion and some of the international institutes are London College of Fashion, FIT, New York and London’s Central Saint Martins
TarunTahiliani known for his bridal couture studied at Fashion Institute of Technology, New York after a masters from the Wharton school of business.
Suneet Varma studied costume design at the London School of Fashion.
Gaurav Gupta studied Fashion Design at NIFT and then went on to study at London’s Central Saint Martins. Gaurav Gupta has been a student of AFS and has been taught by the founder of AFS Mrs. Neena Khanna
Varun Bahl studied at the NIFT National Institute of Fashion Tectnology
Siddharth Tytler studied at NIFt and then went on to study firther at the FIT, New York.
Rahul Mishra studied at NID National Institute of Design and then went on to study at the Instituto Marangoni, Italy
Nikhil Mehra of Shantanu and Nikhil Mehra studied at the Pearl Academy of Fashion and then went on to study at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise FIDM, Los Angeles. Nikhil has also been a student of AFS Academy of Fashion Studies and has been taught by the founder of AFS Mrs. Neena Khanna
Amit Aggarwal is a graduate of NIFT National Institute of Fashion Technology
Amit GT is a graduate of NIFT National Institute of Fashion Technology
Anamika Khanna has been AFS Founder Mrs. Neena Khanna’s student in Kolkata
Kunal Rawal studied at the London School of Fashion and graduated in 2006.
We would encourage you to go through their products as well as their shows on their social media channels as well as the AFS Instagram channel and the FDCI Instagram channel. Studying about these designers will give you a good insight on your future career if you choose to follow designer couture. Even if you choose another field of design or high street fashion this study will give you a good overview on various design aspects specially those that create drama and impact.