Rohit Bal

India’s Master of fabric and fantasy: Rohit Bal !
This graduate in history with a first class degree from New Delhi’s St. Stephen’s College is a much acclaimed name in the Indian Fashion Industry. In a special report of Times magazine in 1996, Rohit Bal was named as ‘India’s Master of fabric and fantasy’. His high profile clientele includes many of India’s famous names from media, film, fashion and the corporate world. Before making it big in the Indian fashion industry, this extremely talented and creative person has worked with his brother’s export company. He created his first line of traditional designer wear for men in the year 1990 and the rest is history. He is very much concerned with design as an art form. Everything he has created and is creating is a masterpiece, for which he relied on history, fantasy and folklore.

He is the trendsetter. His sense of fashion is intelligent, studied and also imaginative and inspiring. He has finely hones his aesthetics. He works his each design to perfection with tremendous attention given in every detail. Rohit has designed for both well-known Indian and foreign personalities and the names include Uma Thurman, Cindy Crawford, Pamela Anderson, Naomi Campbell and many more. The famous tennis player Anna Kournikova has walked the ramp for his show. Rohit has been successful in displaying his masterpieces in the fashion shows around the world which include countries like New York, London, Paris, Dubai, Singapore, Mauritius, Sao Paolo and all the major cities in India including New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Calcutta.

Rocky S: a technically sound designer

One of the known names in the Indian fashion industry and also in Bollywood is Rock S. Rocky is a well known and popular fashion designer of India. He was a student of commerce in college, but he always wanted to do something creative and artistic. Rocky took a formal training on fashion designing from the J.D. Institute of Fashion Designing and thereafter he joined the departmental store, ROOPAM as a designer. Only after gaining the experience and knowing about the technical expertise, he chose to enter the film industry.

The first artist for whom Rocky S had designed was Akshay Kumar, who also proved to be his launch pad in Bollywood . in the year 1994, he was chosen to designs for dress in the film ‘Aatish: Feel The Fire’. Then what followed has created history. By now he has designed in numerous movies and for variety of stars starting from Raveen Tandon to Hrithik Roshan. The prominent films where he has designed include: ‘Fiza’, ‘Yaadein’, ‘Ajnaabe’ , ‘Kabhi Khusi Kabhi Gham’, ‘Mujhse Dosti Karoge’ , ‘Koi Mil Gaya’ , ‘Krishh’ and many more. In each and every film where Rocky has designed, he has showed his talent and his level of creativeness. This creative bent of mind of Rocky has taken him to great heights as a fashion designer. He has a store of retailing exclusive for both men and women wear at Juhu with the name ROCKY-S. He is considered as one of the leading fashion designers in India.

Tarun Tahiliani – Indian fashion designer

Tarun Tahiliani – The top Indian fashion designer. One of the best fashion designers ever produced by the fashion industry is Tarun Tahilani. He was student of Doon School. From the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania he obtained his degree in Business Management. He found in India that there is large potential in the designer wears and costume garments sector. This prompted him to open his first boutique in India in 1987, which was called ‘Ensemble’ which heralded a revolution in the country’s fashion and retail. This world-class fashion store made in Mumbai housed the up-market designer clothing.

This changed the face of the fashion designing in India. Ensemble also helped Tarun Tahiliani to make his mark in fashion designing. He had polished his technical knowledge when he qualified a degree of associate from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. The defining symbols of Tarun’s marvelous works are style, craftsmanship, quality and also refinement. This Indian fashion designer had been the talk of the town when he designed Jemima Khan’s wedding wardrobe. This celebrated fashion designer is a Bollywood celebrity costume designer and has designed for Simi Garewal and Ramola Bahchcan.

Tarun Tahiliani called his own brand ‘Ahilian’. Ethnicity is what can be found in the designs of Tarun. He believes that Sari has the most dazzling effect and is elegant attire and this brings out the beauty of the Indian women. Fascinated by embroidery of ‘chikan’, he experiments with colors and different fabrics. His unique designing sense makes him a stand apart from other fashion designers. Good going Tarun Tahiliani.