Ruchika Sachdeva Nimish Shah
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.