Raising the bar high with his creativity and fashion forward style: NachiketBarve studied apparel and accessory design at National Institue of Design (NID) in Ahemdabad after completing his graduation in Economics. He realized fashion was his calling and he couldn’t have been more right. Later, he won a French Government scholarship to study at the ÉcoleNationaleSupérieure des Arts Décoratifs (E.N.S.A.D) and learnt various handmade techniques working under haute couture ateliers. NachiketBarve has interned with Michael Kors, Celine, textile designer Neeru Kumar, and he completed his final project under the guidance of well-known designers, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. His bespoke label, ‘NachiketBarve’ was launched in March 2007 at the Lakme Fashion Week’s Gen Next platform. Aza launched Nachiket’s gen next collection at the Altamount Road store in Mumbai, and has retailed all his new collections ever since. NachiketBarve’s design studio is located in Mumbai and his designs are also sold in Dubai, Nigeria and the US. Shop this collection online at www.azafashions.com!
NachiketBarve’s commendable achievements: NachiketBarve was the first ever Indian designer to show his collection at Buenos Aires Fashion Week (BAFWEEK) in Argentina and Coterie in New York. His work has been appreciated and written about by fashion critics such as Suzy Menkes and Carine Roitfeld. He was the winner of the “Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year” award from the British Fashion Council and Elle. His designs have been included in the book, Contemporary Indian Design. NachiketBarve has also designed costumes for Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan for a television commercial for Tanishq Jewels. Apart from this, he has been invited to present his creations at various prestigious events such as the Alchemy festival and Caravan 2014.
A collection that appeals to every woman – get the look at Aza: NachiketBarve’s creations are inspired from cultures, science and nature. His garments are highly functional and modern with a global appeal. He strikes a chord with every woman by creating stylish and flattering garments that have a story behind them and are versatile and comfortable. Nachiket wants his clients to feel good about themselves in his designs and make them feel comfortable in their own skin. He creates his fabrics by experimenting with textures, colors and surface detailing. NachiketBarve’s collection at Aza stores and azafashions.com includes flared dresses with sequin and bead work, jackets with cut work motifs or embellishments, draped dresses and tunics, embroidered gowns and mini dresses, skirts and coats. He also designs Indian wear such as embroidered lehengas, anarkali sets in bright hues, gota work blouses and floral embroidered saris.
To look like a celebrity, log on to azafashions.com: NachiketBarve’s designs are popular nationally as well as internationally; his designs are progressive, modern and flawless. His collections surpass the restrictions of age, size, body and race, and are sure to make you stand out in a crowd. Actress and fashionista Sonam Kapoor was his first celebrity client, and he has designed for a wide range of Bollywood actors, including Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Tabu, GeneliaD’souza, KalkiKoechlin, Karisma Kapoor, and Shobhaa De, among others. Shop these coveted celebrity looks exclusively on azafashions.com, the Aza online store.
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