Manish Arora

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  • Participation 2013/14, 2019/20

Manish Arora is one of the most celebrated and inspiring contemporary designers in the fashion world today. He is known for his astute craftsmanship and unique play on colors, such as his trademark palette of pink and gold.

It was in 1997, that the world 1st viewed Manish's design aesthetic with the launch of his label 'Manish Arora’. With this he grew from strength to strength gaining a devoted following in the fashion world, which finally led to Manish exhibiting at the London Fashion Week in 2005. In 2007, Manish showcased for the 1st time in Paris Fashion Week. He became a member of the distinguished French Federation of Pret-a-Porter in 2009.

In 2014, the brand opened its 1st flagship store in Paris, followed by 5 stores in China in 2017/2018. Manish sells his creations worldwide across prestigious stores such as Printemps, Joyce and Saks 5th Avenue. In 2011, Manish was appointed the Creative Director for Iconic French Fashion House 'Paco Robanne' where he designed two successful collections.

Manish Arora has been toasted across the Fashion world with Fashion spreads in International magazines such as V Magazine, Interview, Vogue, Elle, Harpers, L'officiel. He has also collaborated with eminent brands such as Walt Disney, Swarovski, Swatch, Reebok, Barbie, Monoprix, Nespresso, Nivea, MAC Cosmetics, Pommery, Amrapali amongst others. His rich and colorful designs have been worn by international stars such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, M.I.A and Katy Perry.

On 16th February 2016, Manish Arora was awarded the 'Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur'. He is the first Indian under artist/designer category to receive this award from the French Government.