Editor, Elle India
Having jumped ship from Vogue India to take the top job at Elle India, she has increased the title’s profile and distribution.
Fashion Director, Vogue India
The fashion stylist and costumier has won awards for her vibrant looks and has lent a glossy sheen to Bollywood styling.
Designer, Anamika Khanna
Known as the ‘designers’ designer,’ she blends traditional Indian textiles and techniques with Western silhouettes and tailoring.
Her insightful commentary informs and educates Indian consumers and global luxury brands alike about each others’ heritage and culture.
The business graduate is fast building an international profile, walking for designers including Stella McCartney, Balmain and Marc Jacobs.
Co-Founders, Le Mill
They brought a pared-back European aesthetic to affluent Mumbai shoppers with their multi-brand home and fashion lifestyle stores.
Designer, Manish Arora
With rich colour palettes and theatrical elements, Arora was among the first Indian designers to enter the global market.
Designer, Manish Malhotra
The Bollywood favourite made his name as a costume designer, and hit a new milestone with a new Delhi store and record turnover.
An engineer by training, the Indian model has blossomed into an international star after winning a regional contest.
Designer, Rahul Mishra
The first Indian to win the Woolmark Prize, the spiritual designer is known for his use and support of traditional Indian handcrafts.
An industry darling in his native India, he has a thriving bridal business and blends traditional textiles with modern design.
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Genesis Luxury
One of India’s most established retail businessmen, he became a gateway figure into the market and has franchise agreements with Armani, Bottega Veneta, Jimmy Choo, Paul Smith and Coach, among others.
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