An alumnus of N.I.F.T. – New Delhi, Ritesh Kumar moved to Italy in 2005 to start his Master’ Degree in Fashion Design at Domus Academy – Milan. A year later he joined Luca Berti Fashion Studio in Ferrara, where he gained valuable experience and sharpened his design skills. In 2007 he returned to Delhi where he consulted with the fashion House of Valaya and for international brands like Esprit.
His ambition of personal expression is through a hybrid of mediums: photography, painting, graphic and writing. He likes to sketch on anything from napkins to canvases, shoot his own collections and believes in experimentation as core of his style.
In 2008 Ritesh was selected for the Gen Next Show at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai where he showcased and launched his label Ridzyn. He has been finalist at the World of Wearable Art (WOW) Show in New Zealand for the past 2 years and participated in the Milan Fashion Week in September 2011.
Here are a few of his designs:
Initially retailing from major fashion stores in India, Ritesh’s label has been growing internationally with retail presence in Sri-Lanka, Malaysia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Canada.