Indian designers are being flaunted by top international celebrities at award functions, celebrity events, runways and social dos. Global celebs like Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and Katy Perry were greatly influenced by Indian fashion and the entire 2011 has been the year of Indian designers as they continue to create a niche worldwide. In 2009, Suneet Verma was roped in by American luxury brand Judith Leiber to design its international collectionsand he continues to create an Indianised line for the brand. Manish Arora was roped in as creative-artistic director for Spanish brand Paco Rabanne in February, later, Gaga walked in his Paco Rabanne design to collect her trophy at the MTV European Music Awards. And his another creation, a psychedelic skin tight outfit was worn by supermodel Heidi Klum for a TV show in July and Mischa Barton endorsed Ritu Kumar’s ankle length flared dress with dorri work from her pret line Label.