Fashion Designer Roopa Pemmaraju is an alumnus of the reputed art institute, Chitra Kala Parishath, after which she worked with renowned retailers Tommy Hilfiger and Madura Garments before launching her label Roopa Pemmaraju. Her collaborative debut collection caught the eye of IMG Fashion, and secured her a coveted spot in the Next Gen section of the Lakme Fashion Week 2007.
Last year Roopa launched her label to great acclaim at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week (RAFW). She now lives in Australia and successfully merges the distinctive cultures, adapting traditional styles and techniques to suit a contemporary, glamour-seeking customer.
Roopa’s signature is her use of exquisite fabrics like textured crepe, flowing chiffon and luxuriant silk with stunning prints created by her embossed on them along with elaborate hand beading and ornate jewels. Here are a few of her designs:
Roopa maintains her eponymous label with frequent travel to her studio in Bangalore, India. Her label is stocked in over 25 retail stores across the world.