Renowned Fashion Designer Anamika Khanna bestowed with prestigious Indian Affairs Fashion Designer of the Year 2017 at ILC Power Brand 2017

Innovative & Creative Fashion Designing blending traditional & modern themes made Anamika win the prestigious race.

Anamika Khanna received the prestigious Indian Affairs Fashion Designer of the Year 2017 at the hosting the high profile 8th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards, also known as ILC Power Brand in today in Mumbai Friday,4th august 2017 at Hotel Sahara Star Mumbai, in india. India Leadership Conclave is india’s the Most definitive destination of leadership gatherings of the influential leaders of the country & abroad with a focus to continuously innovate & debate ideas that are complex & important. Over the last seven editions, India Leadership conclave has emerged not only as a leadership brand but also defied the age old practices of rules & traditions that are irrelevant, Indian Affairs, the flagship media brand of Network 7 Media Group. Anamika Khanna received the award from Raj K. Purohit, MLA & Chief Whip of BJP Maharashtra Assembly and Mr. Satya Brahma, Chairman, Network 7 Media Group

As one of the first Indian designers invited to showcase at Paris Fashion Week, Anamika Khanna has won international recognition for her designs, fusing traditional Indian aesthetics with modern cuts and styling. Operating out of her studio in Calcutta, the designer produces both ready-to-wear and bridal lines, as well as the diffusion label Ana-Mika – which caters to a Western clientele. She holds the coveted position of one of India’s top trousseau designers. Ms Khanna oversees the in-house production of fabrics alongside traditional crafts such as hand embroidery in her in-house factory in Calcutta.

Despite having no previous training in design, Khanna, a former classical dancer and painter, launched her namesake label in the early nineties, quickly garnering attention for her eclectic and non-traditional aesthetic. Championed by boutiques such as ffolio in Bangalore and Ogaan in Delhi, Khanna’s designs began to reach a broader Indian audience and in 1998, in recognition of her innovative use of fabrics and patterns, she was presented with the Damania award, a prestigious Indian fashion design accolade. She was later inducted into the Damania Hall of Fame.

Khanna honed her skills early on in her career by attending workshops hosted by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and at institutes in Paris. She secured an exclusive contract with Harrods in 2002. In 2006, prior to presenting at Paris Fashion Week, Khanna showcased at the Wills India Fashion Week and has since gone on to present regularly at Lakmé Fashion Week.

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