As a teenager Fashion Designer Sonya Vajifdar worked as a model with Elite Model Management, Mumbai and OM Model Management, Milan. A need to be different, dress different and create personalised fashion wear inspired her to study Fashion and Textile Design at Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan, Italy. She interned with French fashion house Estrele before she returned to India.
Sonya is the first designer to have created designer rain-wear in India. Her rainwear collection was showcased at the Pre-London Fashion Week 2010. She was also handpicked to create 20 looks for the Indian and British Jockeys at the Pre-Derby 2010 Event in Mumbai. Her designs have been featured in most high fashion magazines like Vogue, L’officiel, Grazia, Verve and Femina. Here are a few of her designs :
Sonya designs under the label Sonya Vajifdar and her designs are stocked internationally.