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  • Region India, Pakistan & Middle East
  • Country India
  • Participation 2018/19

Born in 1988, Dhruv Kapoor is the founder and creative director of his label. After high school, Kapoor studied at National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi. This was followed by a brief stint in 2010 with Vogue India where he assisted the digital editor. Kapoor moved to Milan in 2011 and completed his Master’s degree at the prestigious Istituto Marangoni. In 2013, he joined ETRO, where he worked closely with Veronica Etro and developed his expertise as a member of the womenswear design team. The creative freedom he got at ETRO and the city of Milan allowed him to develop his own vision of fashion.

Dhruv Kapoor moved back to India in 2013 to set up his own label. Soon after, the brand was shortlisted to showcase at Gen Next, a show hosted by Lakme Fashion Week Mumbai for new talents. In 2014, the brand showcased their first capsule collection, earning great reviews from Indian and international press. In addition, the brand was awarded the Vogue India Fashion Fund 2015 declaring it the best emerging design talent from the country. In 2017, Dhruv Kapoor was listed as one of the 50 most influential young Indians by GQ India. In 2018, Dhruv Kapoor was awarded theYoung Designer Award by GQ India for his achievements in design.