The Indian fashion industry took its time to evolve and now stands at a position where people from all over the world look at the fashion trends popular in India and adopt them to their style. With the buzz that is being created in Indian fashion with all the fashion shows and fashion weeks being organized in India time and again, a lot of small and big fashion enthusiasts got a platform and now are known as the leading names in the fashion industry not just in India, but on an international level as well. Below is a list of top five Indian fashion designers that aren’t just paid the most, but deliver the kind of outfits that are must have in one’s closet.
#1 Manish Malhotra
The most successful, most popular and ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra is someone whom you call “THE DESIGNER.” Right from being a favorite of the Bollywood stars, to the one whose designs every girl wants to wear for her big days, Manish Malhotra is not just good but hell-expensive as well. The Manish Malhotra collection has a range of Indian, tribal, ethnic as well as the western options like Boho, evening gowns, etc. So if you have a whopping million in your pocket, he could be your designer. Some of the Indian actresses like Kareena and Karisma Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kajol, etc are the dedicated clientele of this designer.
#2 Sabyasachi Mukherjee
The “Personalized Indian Designer” as he is commonly known, is an ace fashion designer having his hands mainly on the ethnic Indian designs. He is a hot favorite of various Indian actresses like Vidya Balan, Rani Mukherjee, Shabana Azmi, etc.
#3 Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla
Starting their career individually, this designer duo got a lot of acclamation for the costume designing they did for movies. They began their career way before their competitors. This was considerably the first set of designers that made it big in the Indian fashion industry. They are one of the most paid fashion designers in India and don’t just design for celebrities like the Bachchan family, but have a lot of corporate hotshots as well in their list of regular clients.
#4 Ritu Kumar
Ritu Kumar is known for delivering the most unique and intrinsic designs that always have something of India in them. Being one of the oldest fashion designers in India, she gets all the credit to introduce the Indian fashion, culture and traditions to the world through her designs. If you take a look at her ethnic designs or something that is chic-style modern, it is not just fashionable but affordable as well in comparison to the rates that other leading designers charge.
#5 Tarun Tahiliani
A designer who is highly inspired by the embroidery, unique and creative Style, he is one of those designers who design clothes keeping in mind the young, independent, modern and bold youth. Although he is a big Indian designer, he makes quite a buzz at the fashion shows on a global level as well by revolutionizing the Indian fashion. He is one of the most expensive Indian designers and you need a lot of money to afford what he makes.