Winner of the Young Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year award 2010 given by The British Council and Elle, Nachiket Barve’s work has appeared in all major publications and has been appreciated by the best in the international fashion world. He is renowned for creating his own innovative textiles, and designs that are contemporary and chic.
Nachiket has just showcased his Spring Summer 2011 collection “The Magpie” at the Lakme Fashion Week AW 2010. His show was attended by Bollywood’s first couple Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, with Jaya Bachchan wearing one of his designs. Inspired by Folk Paintings from Ukraine, Faberge egg details from the Tsarist Russia and Star motifs from Morocco these designs are an eclectic mix of pattern, colour and influences put together like a Magpie’s nest. Here are a few of them.
Nachiket has been included in the book “Contemporary Indian Design” published by Damiani, Italy and was the first Indian designer to be invited to show at Buenos Aires Fashion Week [BAAM] in Argentina, as well as at Coterie in New York and the AAPI Convention in Florida.
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