Ruchika Sachdeva Nimish Shah

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Sig­na­ture style: Balances an­drog­yny and mas­cu­line el­e­ments with fluid and fem­i­nine fe forms.

What: Her one -and-half-year-old la­bel, Bodice, re­flects her fo­cus on struc­ture, an­drog­yny, and con­trast.

Why: Sachdeva has an un­con­ven­tional de­sign d style where she mod­ernises clas­sic tai­lor­ing, ta plays with pat­terns, ex­per­i­ments with colour, works ex­ten­sively ex­ten­sivel with clas­sic pleat­ing, and uses quirky de­tails for em­bel­lish­ments such as ghun­groos. Af­ter study­ing at the Lon­don Col­lege of Fash­ion, she mas­tered her art by work­ing with de­sign houses such asVivi­enne West­wood, Giles Dea­con, and Sav­ile Row. Also, she added menswear to her col­lec­tion this year, which was show­cased at the Lakme Fash­ion Week Win­ter/Fes­tive 2012.

Her fash­ion favourites: Martin Margiela, Vivi­enne West­wood, Amit Ag­gar­wal, Sabyasachi Mukher­jee, and Aneeth Arora.

Sig­na­ture style: Blends min­i­mal­ist and sim­plis­tic sil­hou­ettes with var­i­ous ur­ban in­flu­ences.

What: Through his la­bel Shift, which he launched last year, Shah recre­ates clas­sics and sim­pli­fies fash­ion.

Why: His de­signs fo­cus on mod­ern min­i­mal­ist sil­hou­ettes with a slight vin­tage han­gover. He cre­ates sim­plis­tic ic sep­a­rates that can be paired with ab­so­lutely any­thing from your wardrobe. Shah clev­erly blends over­sized shapes with lean sil­hou­ettes, and the Scan­di­na­vian and old-school English sen­si­bil­i­ties in his col­lec­tions have be­come the iden­ti­fy­ing marks of his la­bel. He stud­ied at the Lon­don Col­lege of Fash­ion and fine-tuned his skills by work­ing with brands such as Burberry and Chloé.

His fash­ion favourites: Sabyasachi Mukher­jee, Aneeth Arora, Kallol Dutta, The­ory, Marni, Chloé, and Cé­line.

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