Rina Dhaka is a fantastic designer worth knowing. She has been a part & parcel of the Indian fashion scene for the past 15 years. Early in her career, one of her designs for the Miss India events caught the eye of Rohit Khosla, the only fashion designer back then known for his innovativeness. She was encouraged by his appreciation & has striven to keep up the spirit of innovation.
Designing, for her, is basically a lot of fun. She loves to give shape to her inner feelings & she believes in being true to her creativity. She has also opened a studio in Hauz Khas Village for Lycra.
Read on to learn more about Rina Dhaka, her life & her fabulous fashion skills!!
8 Facts About Rina Dhaka:
1. Rina Dhaka is India's leading fashion designer who burst onto the fashion world in late 1980s.
2. Winner of Yuv Rattan Award, she is counted among the creative & innovative designers of the country.
3. After college, Rina Dhaka did a training project with Intercraft & with designer Evan Grandhal.
4. She also set up a 'Salwar Kameez' boutique for one of her acquaintances.
5. Around this time 'Mutiny' & 'Ensemble' were just coming up as fashion houses & she made a line of designs for them.
6. She is best known for her theme collections- sheer trousers, crochet & stretch jersey, woolens & spider web motifs.
7. Her forte remains western wear & she prides on the fact that her pieces can be worn as separates.
8. Rina Dhaka emphasises silhouettes.
Outfit Inspired by Rina Dhaka:
If you want to channel Rina Dhaka's style, be ready to show off your shoulders! This fashion designer believes that one of the most attractive attributes of a woman's body're her shoulders, so I started this outfit off with a casual but sexy tank that Rina Dhaka would surely approve of. I also added a pair of dark wash leggings, since Rina loves to wear dark colors.
Next, it was time for accessories. If you ever look up photos of Rina Dhaka online, you'll find she frequently wears statement necklaces, like the one I included here. As a nod to her philosophy, I added this bracelet! The bag & the sandals're budget-friendly renditions of what is currently featured on the Rina Dhaka shows. Finally, the umbrella is a must for summer!!
Are there any other fun facts about Rina Dhaka you think're worth sharing? With April heat coming, are you considering getting the umbrella in the pink & yellow colors like me?? Please share your thoughts & which designer (no matter what nationality) should be featured next!!!