Named the "Master of Fabric and Fantasy" by the Times magazine, Rohit Bal is an eminent fashion designer known for his elegant and sophisticate designs. Rohit Bal is a native of the heavenly lend of Kashmir and its pristine beauty is reflected in his designs. Rohit Bal is a graduate in History from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi. He later joined the National Institute of Fashion Technology to learn apparel designing. After working for his brother, Rajeev Bal’s export house, Rohit launched his first independent line of garments. He started his designing caree with an exclusive traditional attire line for men that earned immense accolades from the fashion fraternity.
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Known as the Bad Boy of fashion industry in India, Rohit Bal’s designs uniquely combine together the elements of traditional and modern fashion world. His designs reflect a creativity and sophistication that create a look worth dying for. Rohit Bal designs for both men and women and his collections include day wear, ready to wear, bridal couture and evening wear.
Extremely concerned about fashion as an art form, Rohit Bal is known for understanding the needs of his target customers and setting the trends. Rohit Bal’s miraculous designs are retailed for up to 10,000 USD thus making hi, the highest earning Indian fashion designer ever. Rohit Bal’s intelligent and imaginative designs are certainly an inspiration to the fashion scene all over the globe.
Rohit Bal has displayed his collections at the stand alone fashion shows in India, New York, London, Paris, Dubai, Singapore, Mauritius, Sao Paolo. Rohit Bal’s collection at the Paris Fashion Week Pret e porter fall winter 2001-2002 and the Couture Paris Fashion week earned rave reviews.
Rohit Bal is the brand ambassador for Omega watches in India since 2001 and most of his shows in India, New York, Paris, and Singapore have been sponsored by The Swatch Group. The distinguished fashion designer has been honored with a number of awards including the Designer of the Year at IFA in 2004 and Best Designer of the year at the Kingfisher Fashion achievement awards in 2001.
Rohit Bal’s long term association with the Khadi Gram Udyog is a matter of great pride for him. He has collaborated with the Khadi Gram Udyog and designs exclusive Khadi wear that is sold at the KGU outlets, the largest handloom textile operation all over India.
Rohit aspires to design globally appealing clothes that are more accessible and affordable. His list of clientele features celebrities like Uma Thurman, Cindy Crawford, Pamela Anderson, Naomi Campbell, Anna Kournikova among others.
The brand ‘Rohit Bal’ is synonymous with style and has flagship stores in major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Kolkatta, Chennai. He plunged into jewelry designing for Kirtilals, in fact his fashion accessories like cufflinks are extremely popular among men.
Recently Rohit Bal suffered a massive heart attack that damaged a significant part of his heart muscles and eventually had to undergo an emergency angioplasty at the Medanta Medcity in Gurgaon. After recuperating for three days in the hospital, his condition is said to be stable now.
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