Coupon Deals Fashion Online Deals 5 Fashion Designers You Havent Heard of but Celebs Are Gushing Over By Kakoli Sen Posted on July 27, 2018 10 min read 0 0 71 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr The mainstream Bollywood celebs have made us fall in love with designer wears, flaunting them in several occasions be it any wedding events, or advertising and red carpet events. Whereas Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Manish Malhotra, Tarun Tahiliani, Rohit Bal are like household names, there are few others budding designers who are slowly inscribing their names in the ever-changing world of fashion. Scouring through the social media platforms here we have rounded up the top 5 designers who are incessantly elevating their stature in the industry. Swapnil Shinde Swapnil Shinde rose to fame for creating magnificent “ready for red-carpet” gowns. His impressive list of clienteles boast names like Disha Patnani, Karishma Tanna, Mandira Bedi, Shakti Mohan, Nimrat Kaur, Sunny Leone, Tapsee Pannu and many more, the article seems to be short to enumerate all the names. His collections are evocative of Disney Princess and in one of his past interviews, he himself revealed it. Sexy sheaths and dramatic gowns have become Shinde’s trademark and he puts on an effort in designing highly anticipated feminine silhouettes, which are undeniably attractive. He received the chance to participate in the 14th season of prestigious American reality show “Project Runway”, which aims to provide a Launchpad to the most talented designers across the globe. He has studied F.Y.B.A from Mumbai and took a flight to Milan, Italy to continue specialized Master Degree in fashion. He has designed dresses for some advertising campaigns featuring Bollywood actresses like Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Alia Bhatt and Anushka Sharma. Urvashi Joneja With an emphasis on innovative cuts, unique prints, pretty pleats, the label Urvashi Joneja brings forward carefree, minimalist yet sophisticated, beautifully understated sartorial. When dramatic designer wear is not your cup of tea, this label juxtaposing colourful prints, unique details and manipulation of traditional silhouettes will entice you indeed. Often encapsulating bohemian chic, floral patterns and detailed embellishments in her garments, Urvashi captures the vibrancy of India. Sonakshi Sinha, Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza, Kriti Sanon, Tabu, Diana Penty, Taapsee Pannu, Sophie Choudry, Neha Dhupia, Tamannah Bhatia, Huma Qureshi, Sonal Chauhan, Soha Ali Khan such exalted names are blinking in her long list of clients. She has collaborated with some stylists in designing dresses for movies like Bombay Velvet. Her first step towards the fashion industry was her enrollment in NIFT, Delhi and later she moved to New York City to study at Parson’s School of Design. Neha Agarwal Floating silhouettes, vibrant mixes of tropical colour, hand-cut shapes and an eloquent touch of retro flair made her label desirable, isolated from the contemporary designers and worth the price tag. Her chosen colour themes are extremely vibrant and inspired from the tribal prints. She is indeed leading the pack of the designers who are working on tribal prints and vibrant designs and extremely skilled in incorporating this queer pattern in the daily wardrobe. She has earned her degree in fashion designing from NIFT, Kolkata and won the title of “Most Creative Designer” of her batch. Her success enabled her to grab the attention of designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, one of the judges of her Graduation Day Show and the opportunity of a one-year internship with him. Her collections showcased in the latest Lakme Fashion Show gained her the deserved coverage. Shruti Hasan, Sunny Leone, Neha Dhupia, Celina Jaitley and Shreya Ghoshal adore and flaunt her dresses. Rhea Pillai Rastogi The designs of Rhea Pillai Rastogi blend a hint of Bohemia romanticism and femininity with a stronger focus on summer offerings where layering is of paramount importance. Hand-sewn embellishments, intricate details and love for hand-craftsmanship have gained her popularity. Celebrities like Sayani Gupta, Shweta Tripathi, Manushi Chhillar, Shikha Talsania were spotted in their dresses and the attention for quality fabrics, stunning tailoring, feminine designs have made her notable amongst the savvy fashionistas. She has studied fashion designing from the gem-maker NIFT Mumbai and later joined Falguni & Shane Peacock and after spending two years there she focused on commencing her own label. In an interview, she mentioned British designer Alexander McQueen and Dutch fashion designer Iris Van Herpen as her inspiration. She loves to be experimental and unbridled when it comes to apparel designing and her latest collection in neutral tones voices for her exquisite taste in terms of fashion. Rishita & Mitali Rishita and Mitali is the outcome of the dream, desire and diligence of two sisters. Their collection will surely remind you of a “floral tale”, quintessential of Indian ethnic wear. The incredible eye-pleasing collections have earned commendable attention owing to the unique designs keeping affordability at the forefront. Designing the gowns with baroque elements they endeavour to bring out the piousness of a bride and embedding sparkly crystals the sisters make stunning pieces that are truly one of a kind. Mitali had pursued fashion and designing from NIFT and later joined Falguni & Shane Peacock for an internship while Rishita earned a degree from Nirma University in entrepreneurship. Their flirtatious feminine gowns touched with the hue of pastel colours are highly sought-after by Soha Ali Khan, Nushrat Bharucha, Surveen Chawla, keeping a mark on the tends and leaps they run the store to meet the sophisticated and refined palette of clothing for the fashionistas. Bollywood being the melting pot of incredible style and fashion has continually given birth to talented designers who have touched the pinnacle of prominence and nourished several labels, designer house to make them thrive. In our time, the dynamic presence of Bollywood celebs in the social media pages has capacitated many talents to get the limelight and hopefully we will be introduced to more talents with time.