14th September 2018
Anju Modi’s ethos permeates the layers, details and elements of the brand. The catalyst and the foundation of her designing philosophy have been her love for textile and the Indian craft. Iconic Indian actors and female leads like Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Tabu, Jacqueline Fernandes and Kangana Ranaut, have found their styles in Anju Modi. The critically acclaimed costume designs for Ram-Leela, garnered her the Life OK Screen Award & the Star Guild Award, along with a nomination for Filmfare 2013 for Best Costume. Anju Modi has pushed boundaries with her latest project - Bajirao Mastani. A period/romantic saga by visionary Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie features the lead actors Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra in ensembles inspired by the Persian and Maratha era of the Indian History.
The Anju Modi brand has always considered itself a custodian of Indian tradition and strived to provide contemporary innovations to old traditions and the brand’s success in its endeavours, to promote craftsmanship, is clearly apparent in the beautifully crafted creations.
15th September 2018
Over a decade, Gaurav Gupta, the man and the brand, have carved a world that is future primitive, reflected through sculpture-like garments with a sense of infinity and rhythm. Changing the face of the sari forever, merging indigenous Indian construction and embellishing techniques with his idea of the future, Gaurav has delivered and sustained a world that is Indian at its core and boundless in its form.
Vogue, L’Officelle, Elle and Nylon are among the many publications that regularly see the brand on their covers and editorials, while Indian and international celebrities consistently endorse it on red carpet appearances. A few of them are Skylar Grey, Aishwarya Rai, Nicole Scherzinger, Julie Berman, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor. For its chic romance, the brand finds loyal clientele among the royalty in India and the UAE besides others.
16th September 2018
Couturier, costume stylist, entrepreneur, social media influencer and revivalist. Manish Malhotra’s prolific career spanning 27 years has seen him redefine fashion for an entire generation of Indians.
He revolutionized costume designing and introduced the concept of styling in Bollywood after his first film as a designer for Juhi Chawla-starrer ‘Swarg’. Manish clearly marked his foothold in the fashion industry by winning the first Filmfare Costume Award ever conferred for the film ‘Rangeela’. Ever since then, Manish has brought his inimitable aesthetic to costume design and styling for the country’s leading actors and style icons. 2015 was a milestone year for Manish Malhotra as it marked 25 years of his association with Hindi cinema as a designer and stylist and 12 years since the creation of the eponymous label. He has presented his collections not only at Fashion Weeks in India but also at showcases across the globe. Manish Malhotra tells design stories in a language profuse with elegance, ultra-femininity and unapologetic glamour.
In the year of 2016, the designer associated with Director Feroz Abbas Khan for his ambitious musical adaptation of ‘Mughal-e-Azam’.
He styled Michael Jackson, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Reese Witherspoon in Mira Nair’s Vanity Fair, Kylie Minogue, Jermaine Jackson and his wife Halima. He has also designed the wedding outfits for the Princess of Riyadh.