Ritesh Kumar
Fashion designer Ritesh Kumar sharpened his design skills and trained in Italy before moving back to India. He started his own label in 2009. The dialogue between international aesthetic and experimental use of Indian craft is the core of his design sensibility. Artisanal techniques are reinterpreted to create an innovative brand which synthesizes primordial and progressive. Lines are marked by a strong sartorial foundation and an inherent sense of eclecticism. Informed by post-modernism, Ritesh Kumar identifies with a global audience which values the intricate beauty of the handmade and unconventional use of traditional craftsmanship. Each product conveys emotions of freedom, equilibrium of opposites, obsession with detail and layered thoughts. Career highlights include: shortlisted for the India Vogue Fashion Fund (July 2013), winner of the Young Designer Award by Grazia India (April 2013), nomination for the International Woolmark Prize (India region, 2012), selected to represent In...


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