Great Indian Fashion Designers: Shantanu And Nikhil

Introduction: As soon as we talk about Indian fashion designers, there are two such names which come in the top ten list. Yes, they are none other than the magical brothers duo Shantanu And Nikhil. They have not only made a name for themselves in the Universal clothing market but they have also made waves with their lovely cuts at the international platform. They always design the clothes as per the need of youths, most of their designs are trendy and stylish and loved by youths. A perfect combination of traditional and urban styles can be found in their attires, be it designer saree or salwar kameez.


Shantanu is the elder of this designer duo, he studied MBA in marketing from the University Of Toledo, Ohio, U.S in the year 1990. At that point of time dressing in style was not a high point in India but only a marketer like him could read the demand of it in future. Therefore he studied all the details of marketing so that he can make a step for himself in the Indian fashion industry.

shantanu_and_nikhilWhere the elder brother was a marketing expert, the younger one Nikhil was more inclined towards the creativity and thus he joined Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in L.A, California and learnt the art of designing there. He crafted a lot of innovative designs during his stay in LA and he also got awarded with many rewards during his learning process in the institute. Infact he is the only Indian fashion designers having the honor of displaying his designs at Universal Studio, Hollywood. It was in the year 1999 when both brothers decided to bring together their strength and bring a revolution in the Indian fashion industry, and this was the time when they launched their own brand of clothing line named ‘Shantanu and Nikhil’. This was not only the collaboration of two brothers but it was also a collaboration of two different professions, a unique thing in itself.

saniamirzaThis was also the time when stylish dressing was being introduced in India with the youth taking lot of interest in their dressing style. At that point of time the designer duo targeted the youth and crafted the mix designs of contemporary and western fusion. Today their dresses are sold all over the world with this brand.

Bollywood Stars: Owning to such fresh and attractive designs collections, there are many bollywood celebrities who loves to get dressed in Shantanu And Nikhil attires. Their top bollywood client includes Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Neha Dhupia, A.R. Rehman, Bipasha Basu, Shilpa Shetty, Sushmita Sen, Shahrukh Khan and many more.

Kareena Kapoor In Shantanu And Nikhil Designer Saree Gown

indian-bollywood-celebrity-kareena-kapoor-in-beautiful-designer-shantanu-nikhil-saree-drapeSports Person As Clients: Not only bollywood celebrities but big sportsmen like Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and Sania Mirza also love to get dressed in their designed attire.



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