Are you hunting for the top 10 fashion designers in India to get inspiration? Then, you have landed at the right place. The fashion industry has become the most growing in India. The youngsters who are finding new career scopes find it one of the best career options. It is believed that this industry has a lot of money to earn if the right direction and guidance are got by the aspirants. Male models are important when it comes to fashion. Fashion designers need models and Bollywood actresses for their best outfits at the time of the introduction.

Therefore, we have included the list of the top 10 fashion designers in India in this blog for your reading.

1. Masaba Gupta

Masaba Gupta

Masaba Gupta has become one of the renowned names in the fashion industry. She is considered one of those women in India who have made a prominent career in early life.  In 2019, Netflix launched a web series Masaba Masaba ( a semi-fictional series) that shows the glamorous lifestyle of the fashion and film industry. Furthermore, it also shows how struggling it was to get the topmost rank in India.

She is known as the first Indian fashion designer who does fashion shows via Instagram. According to her, her 6ale is due to WhatsApp. It has been seen that her designs are a blend of traditional and contemporary ideas. Females have made their name and fame in almost all areas of industries. Have a glimpse at the list of the best Indian tennis players female.

2. Manish Malhotra

Manish Malhotra

Another leading Indian fashion designer Manish Malhotra has designed the costumes for thousands of movies. He is known for designing fashionable attires for leading Indian actors. In 1996, he was awarded the Filmfare award for his incredible contribution to the fashion industry. Therefore, he received the best costume design award.

Since 2018 he has started to work on four other different projects – A Film Production Company, Manish Malhotra Beauty, Manish Malhotra Jewellery, and Home Decor.

His name and fame due to his hard efforts in the fashion industry have given him outstanding recognition.

3. Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar

In 2013, Ritu Kumar was awarded by the Central Government of India. Her significant contribution was recognized by offering her the Padma Shri Award. You can say that it is the greatest achievement that any fashion designer can ever have for his/her work.

Early life was not an easy one for her. She started her career journey only by using two-small tables and hand-block printing techniques. But it was her innovative spirit that made her expand her business outside India as well. She opened many branches in the international market and has become a successful fashion designer of this era.

4. Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Studied at the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Sabyasachi Mukherjee has made a significant place in the fashion designing industry.  Like Manish Malhotra, he has also designed costumes for many Bollywood movies i.e. Babul, Guzaarish, English Vinglish, Raavan, Laaga Chunri Mein Daag.

Due to his mastery of his creativity, he is known as the only fashion designer who participated in Italy’s mega fashion show Milan Fashion Week in 2004.  He has been conferred with the title of the best designer of Hindustan at the MTV Lycra style awards.

5. Rohit Bal

Rohit Bal

Have you ever thought about who designs costumes for the Indian popular mmega-gameshow Kaun Banega Crorepati? The famous Indian fashion designer Rohit Bal is a well-known designer who designs costumes for the show.

In 2020, the jury of the Rajnigandha Pearls India Fashion Awards recognized his talent for designing incredible fashionable costumes as an ‘Iconic Fashion Designer.’ How remarkably he uses lotus and peacock motifs in his designs!

6. Neeta Lulla

Neeta Lulla Neeta Lulla, one of the ore leading costume designers in India has successfully designed costumes for more than 300 Indian movies. But she got special recognition in India for designing the masterpieces for Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit. Her designed costumes which they wore in the film Devdas were appreciated by everyone a lot.  In 2009, she was awarded National Film Award for Best Costume Design for a leading Bollywood film of that time i.e. Jodha Akbar.

Besides being a fashion designer, she is also a social activist who fought against the vice of gender-based violence.

7. Anita Dongre  

Anita Dongre

Founder of House of Anita Dongre, Anita Dongre is a famous name in the Indian fashion industry that is known to all who follow the news of the fashion world regularly.  Her jewelry brand Dongre Pink City also features under the Fashion House of Anita Dongre.

Apart from being known for designing unique designs in India, she is a vegan activist. She is a great influencer who is actively working to protect animals. She is a member of the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).

8. Anamika Khanna

Anamika KhannaAnamika Khanna, another Indian costume designer is known for designing marvelous and unique designs. She has received many awards and recognitions such as the She Award, Export Council Award, Vogue Women of the Year Awards – Designer of the Year, and Bharat Nirman Award. The notable English newspaper Hindustan Times recognized her passion for the fashion industry by bestowing her the title of India’s Most Stylish in 2019.

9. Asmita Marwa

Asmita MarwaVogue i.e. a leading American monthly fashion magazine rated Asmita Marwa as one of the best 10 upcoming international fashion designers. She not only designs notable costumes but also wrote a style column in the Hyderabad Times for many years. Therefore, she has become the first Hyderabad designer who successfully entered the Telugu film industry. Furthermore, she participated in the Lakme Fashion Week in the year 2008.

10. Raghavendra Rathore

Raghuvendra Rathore

The name Raghavendra Rathore is included in the list of those Indian fashion designers who used the ‘Brand India’ positioning for a famous fashion company. Furthermore, his exclusive interior designs, wedding, and events design, accessories, and jewelry designs are spectacular.

Final Words

We hope that the top names of the fashion designers that I have included in this list have inspired you a lot. Making a successful career in any field is not an easy task. If you also want to be a successful fashion designer, you have to go beyond your fears. When failures will not stop your way, you will start getting success. With fashion designers, we also like to have a look at the list of best dancers in the world.