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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. His designs are inspired by Indian heritage but
with a contemporary vibe. 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 the same year. Today, Manish sells his creations
worldwide across prestigious stores such as Printemps, Joyce and Beams. In
2011, Manish was appointed the Creative Director for Iconic French Fashion House
'Paco Robanne' where he designed two successful collections for them.
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, Swarvoski,
Swatch, Reebok, Barbie, Mono Prix, Nespresso, Nivea, MAC Cosmetics, Pommery,
Amrapali amongst others.
His rich and colorful designs have been worn by bevy of international stars from
Rihanna and Lady Gaga to M.I.A and Katy Perry.
In 2012, Manish Arora joined hands with India's biggest Women's Ethic Wear Retail
brand BIBA, to create a joint venture label "Indian by Manish Arora" to bring his
sense of design and craftsmanship to Indian wear. In 2014, the brand opened its 1st
flagship store in Paris.
On 16 February 2016, Manish Arora was awarded the 'Chevalier de la Legion
d'Honneur', by François Richier, French ambassador to India.
Manish is the 1st Indian in the Fashion Industry to be awarded this honour.