For a long time, even fashion designing was mostly an industry dominated by men. Particularly in India, women could not hope to break into the industry due to cultural constraints and the lack of welcome from international audiences.
This woman stormed the fashion designing stage and showed the world the dazzling skills of Indian women. W
Meet our leading woman designer Ritu Kumar.
The grande dame of India’s fashion design industry, Ritu Kumar has been designing clothes for over twenty years now.
Born in Amritsar, despite her clear taste for design, she initially studied Art History in New York and Museology after that. It was only in the 1960s that she started working with her true passion for designing bridal clothes.
Her label, LABEL Ritu Kumar boasts designer apparel for the global young woman. In 2013 she was given the Padma Shri award by the Government of India.