The Indian Fashion Industry has developed as well as transformed tremendously over the last decade. The Indians have started to take their daily fashion seriously. The Indian fashion retail industry has gone from offline to online, from being desi to being global. The designers have now started showcasing their talent internationally.
Its a great sense of pride for the designers when the celebrities wear clothes from their designer label. But, when Hollywood celebrities start acknowledging their designs and wear outfits by the most famous designers of India, It definitely is a proud moment not only for the famous designer but also for the nation.
From the US president Barack Obama’s wife Michelle to the diva from Destiny’s Child ‘Beyonce’, the ‘Roar’ singer Katy Perry to fashion forward model Lady Victoria Hervey have been seen wearing fabulous outfits from famous Indian designers; mainly : Manish Arora, Naeem Khan, Falguni & Shane Peacock , Alpana - Neeraj and many others.
Manish Arora, famous fashion designer who is based in New Delhi, graduated from National Institute of Fashion Technology winning the Best Student Award. Also known as John Galliano of India for the use of psychedelic colour palette and cocky motifs interestingly combined with rich Indian craftsmanship: appliqué, embellishments, etc.
Manish’s colourful garments with clever use of embroidery, makes his clothes so unique. Therefore, many Hollywood celebrities have been spotted wearing these creations at many red carpet events, movie premières, concerts, etc.
Recently, Hollywood actress Meta Golding, while touring to promote her movie ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ was seen wearing multi-printed peplum dress which was from Manish Arora’s 2013 collection. Hollywood’s Supermodel Heidi Klum was seen wearing a legging and a top combo from Manish’s 2012 fall collection. Previously Alicia Renee was spotted at BET Awards 2009 wearing blue balloon printed skirt.
Naeem Khan was born in the Fashion capital of India, Mumbai and is based in New York. This famous designer is known for his impeccable cutwork dresses, gorgeous cocktail gowns and intricate embroidery work.
Today, Naeem Khan has one of the biggest names in the Hollywood industry. His clothes are worn by ‘Diva’ singer Beyonce to Michelle Obama. His detailed embellished garments are clearly influenced by the rich Indian culture.
Michelle Obama was seen wearing a white and floral green appliqué dress from Naeem Khan’s 2014 spring collection for the Costume Centre grand opening held in NYC. Lea Michele was spotted wearing Naeem Khan’s black and nude bead dress at the 19th Annual ‘Taste for a Cure’ event in Beverly Hills, California. Caroline Bryan chose to wear a one-shoulder gown with pink floral embellishment by her favourite fashion designer Naeem Khan at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Las Vegas, Nevada. Michelle Jenner was seen wearing a stunning champagne colour beaded tulle gown at the Goya Awards 2014.
Stay tuned for more information about Hollywood celebrities wearing fabulous Indian designer creations.