Manish Arora - Fashion Designer Label
Manish Arora is a well known fashion designer born in Mumbai, India. Manish Arora grew up in Mumbai. He is now living in New Delhi. Manish Arora is also the director of Paco Rabanne (A French Fashion House). Manish Arora designs womenswear collection for Paco Rabanne.
He decided to become a fashion designer when he was doing graduation in commerce. He left commerce field and opted fashion designing field. Manish Arora took admission in National Institute of Fashion Technology (New Delhi). Manish Arora won the Best Student Award just before he graduated from this institute in 1994.
He is a well reputable Indian fashion designer and has got worldwide popularity. His collection has always inspired designers, celebrities and people from all parts of the world. Manish Arora has got the title "The John Galliano of India" by his fans worldwide. He was an outstanding student of National Institute of Fashion Technology. In 1997, Manish Arora inaugurated his own label. He designs elegant dresses with attractive colors, beautiful motifs, appliqué and beading work. He selects fine cloth and designs perfect outfits representing the Indian culture and traditions. He not only designs Indian but also designs western outfits including silhouettes.
Manish Arora's collection is available in more than 84 stores around the world. He has also become the partner with sportswear company Reebok. He is the designer of Reebok's new fashion line "Fish Fry". Manish is designing very sporty and attractive sportswear for "Fish Fry" (Reebok).
After launching his own label, he started selling his collection in India. In 2000, Manish Arora participated in India Fashion Week which was held in New Delhi. He also participated in Hong Kong Fashion Week. In 2001, Manish Arora launched another fashion label named "Fish Fry". He opened the outlets of "Fish Fry" in six big cities of India. This collection was also exhibited at Lord & Taylor.
Manish Arora opened "Fish Fry", his first flagship shop in New Delhi. Later in 2003 he also opened another flagship shop in Mumbai. He arranged a fashion show in Mumbai where he presented his collection which got widespread popularity and appreciation. After this fashion show, Manish Arora's collection was also started exhibiting and sold at Maria Luisa.
In 2004, the very first Indian Fashion Awards were held in Mumbai where Manish Arora was given the Best Women's Pret Designer Award. The fashion label of Manish Arora was represented by MC2 Diffusion for doing export business. Manish Arora also became the recipient of the Best dress collection Award at Miami Fashion Week in 2005.
In September 2005, Manish Arora participated at Fashion Week in London. He got positive and appreciating response from audience worldwide. Soon after participation in London Fashion Week, Manish got bulk orders from the people worldwide. Manish Arora also started designing sporty shoes for "Fish Fry" (Reebok).
In late 2005, Manish opened his third flagship shop. An exhibition with name "Global Local" was arranged by British and Indian Council at Victoria Museum in London, in which Manish Arora displayed his collection.
Manish's worldwide popularity reached at its apex in 2006 when his work and name was published in most of the international fashion magazines and publications. The famous fashion journalists including Suzy Menkes, Hilary Alexander and Lisa Armstrong published many articles and work of Manish Arora in famous fashion magazines. The collection of Manish Arora is available at 80 most exclusive retail stores across the world in which Harrods, Maria Luisa, Saks Dubai and Dover Street Market are worth mentioning here.
In March 2006, The jury of famous Indian publication company "Outlook" honored Manish Arora as Most populous Fashion Designer. Manish was published on the main page of the issue of March 2006 of the magazine "Outlook". Manish Arora opened his fashion label outlet in Kuwait. In 2006, he also opened "Fish Fry Store" at Qutub in New Delhi.
Manish Arora signed a contract with the leading cosmetic company MAC, and designed remarkable collection. Manish also teamed with the leading watch company "Swatch" for designing few pieces of watches. In 2008, Reebok launched its exclusive collection for "Fish Fry" (Reebok) designed by Manish Arora.
Another brand launched by Manish Arora called "Indian by Manish Arora" has got license to sale the collection nationwide and worldwide. In September 2007, Manish Arora displayed his signature collection at an exhibition which was held at Victoria Museum, London.
Manish Arora is a well known fashion designer who has got worldwide popularity and fame.