Fashionable famous Indian Clothing Brands you must know. We are crazy about foreign labels but let’s explore Indian brands for once.
Masaba Gupta’s style and label are like her name, unique. This label has been around since 2009 and Masaba debuted at the Lakme fashion week 2010. Her brand has since then grown quite a lot, and her brand has a quite refreshing style.
Recently, she collaborated with stylist, designer and close friend Rhea Kapoor. They have created a clothing line that is the perfect blend of old school and modern. She also collaborated with Nykaa to create her own set of ‘lips and tips’ (lipsticks and nail paints)
Ritu Kumar is one of India’s first designers. Her designer label has been around since the 70s. She specializes in embroidery and vintage traditional clothes. It is thanks to her that the Mughlai clothing style was brought back into the modern world.
Ritu Kumar is the first person to have her “boutique” in India. For her work in the field of fashion, she has been bestowed with honours from the Indian and French government.
When you think of gorgeous, extravagant lehengas and sarees, you automatically think of Sabyasachi. His traditional wear has been dominating runways for years.
This designer from Calcutta has shown us how glamorous old Indian conventional outfits can be. He describes his style as ‘personalized imperfection of the human hand’ and has recently collaborated with brands like H&M and L’oreal.
It can be said without a doubt that Manish Malhotra is one of India’s leading designers. His first project was designing a dress for Juhi Chawla. Since then, he has developed all kinds of clothing for hundreds of Bollywood films. With his unique style and hard work, he has become Bollywood’s favourite designer.
But, he isn’t restricted to that. His designs are sold globally. He has also designed an outfit for the king of pop, Michael Jackson. Malhotra has launched his Haut couture makeup line with Myglamm. He recently announced the opening of his flagship store at Jubilee Hills.
Everybody loves Raymond! (Pun intended). Raymond is India’s largest brand for suits and woollen wear. It started as a wool mill in Thane, around a century ago. Now, it is one of the leading manufacturers of fabric in the world. Also, the brand exports to all parts of the world.
Monte Carlo is very famous for its very comfortable woollen wear. They do make other garments too, though. One look at the name makes people think that the brand is Italian.
It is a brand owned by the Nahar group and is based far away from Monaco, in Ludhiana, Punjab. The brand was named after the European city just to attract the Indian customer base.
WESTSIDE AND ZUDIO
These are the two retail chains owned by the TATA group.
Westside is a trendy chain store for apparel in India. This chain has shown immense growth in the past two decades. All the designs are in the house.
Zudio is a new brand, which is taking over the market because it provides suitable quality clothing at very affordable prices. So, it has become an excellent choice for youth.
This is another brand that sounds foreign but isn’t. It was bought by a company called Madura garments in the 90s. It has now been acquired by Aditya Birla group. This brand revolutionized formal wear in India. The concept of Friday dressing is Allen Solly’s. They make clothes that are fashionable yet classy and formal. Hey also have a clothing line for kids.
Aditya Birla group also owns Louis Philippe, Peter England and Van Heusen.
MANYAVAR & MOHEY
Manyavar ads featuring celebrities like Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma, Kartik Aaryan, Alia Bhatt, etc. are quite popular. This brand started as a men’s traditional clothing line. It specializes in sherwanis. In 2016, they began Mohey, a brand that specialized in women’s regular wear. This is one of the best Indian Clothing Brands to shop at for Shaadi season!
THE SOULED STORE
A personal favourite, souled store completely revamped popular culture merchandise in India. They make funky clothes and accessories for all kinds of fanbases. The brand is relatively new but is growing at an amazingly fast rate.
Recently they opened their first offline store in Mumbai. They connect with the youngsters with their social media presence. Also, they have a section where designers can submit their works of art and profit off them. Did I mention that the quality of the clothes is fantastic? In short, this brand is super cool. Don’t take my word for it; go check out their about section.
Globus makes clothes for the people from the 18-35 age range. Kareena Kapoor Khan is the ambassador of the brand since over a decade. The style of their products can be called vibrant and trendy.
The brand describes itself as “the brand of choice for the fashion-conscious, independent young people who want to dress well and with pocket-friendly pricing.”
Nalli is one of the most popular brands for pure silk sarees. It has been around for 90 years and has seen the world change. It remained open when India was under the colonial rule, and during tough war times. His pretty much explains why the brand has such a loyal fan base. It is the one-stop destination for sarees.
A Nalli saree was made especially for late M.S Shubhalakshmi. Also, Queen Elizabeth was presented with a Nalli silk on her coronation. Currently, there are several Nalli stores spread across India. There are a few stores in other stores in other countries too.
Bewakoof is out to redefine the word’s meaning, from “stupid” to “the spirit of looking at things differently”. They make fun and quirky fashion with in house designers. They are innovative and connect with their customer base well. They have a very cool colour of the month scheme, and the colours are always offbeat.
The best part? The brand gives good quality clothing for really affordable prices. All this is probably why they have sold over crore products in their seven years of existence. One of the trendiest Indian Clothing Brands in youth today.
Their headquarters is in Kamala Mills. They have a successful chain of retail stores spread across the country for decades. Subsidiary brands include J Hampstead, Oxemberg, Siya, Cadini and Casa Moda.
Redwolf was created by a group of friends in Mumbai 12 years ago. In their words – “we collaborate with artists over the world to make the best damned Tshirts we possibly can”. And so, the wolfpack was born. It’s true.
They have a fantastic range of shirts, from stand up to sports to movies and series, Redwolf has something for everyone. They are also open for collaboration; the brand is often seen at Comic Cons across the country.
Yes, these were some Indian Clothing Brands you would like it.
– Written by Bhavika (Intern at BoldBlush)
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