Ashley Rebello is one of the best fashion and costume designers based in Mumbai. Been in the fashion industry for 20 years, he is a celebrity stylist as well. He is the Chief Mentor and a guest teacher of Inter National Institute of Fashion Design. With over 100 commercial ads to his credit, he has also worked with various films and television shows. He is designed unbelievably gorgeous outfits for celebrities such as Aishwarya Rai, Sonakshi Sinha and Katrina Kaif to name a few. He is an expert stylist and has also designed stunning wedding gowns. His work with celebrities has made him much sought after in the film industry and on the awards carpet.
A pioneer in the Indian costume design space, ace Bollywood fashion designer Manish Malhotra joined hands with the International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD) and London School of Trends (LST). The program facilitates students through online lectures by Manish Malhotra along with study material that aims to enhance student’s skills and learn from his experience from over 30 years in film and fashion.
The beautiful and elegant Twinkle Khanna, a former lead actress herself with many Bollywood blockbusters movies and the author of “Mrs Funnybones” is the wife of Bollywood action hunk, ‘Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar, and daughter of the great Rajesh Khanna and the ultra glamorous Dimple Kapadia. She is one of the most high-end Interior Designers in India. A knack for the right colors, textures and sketches got her going when she interned at the age of 16 with a Mumbai based architect. She first designed a Breach Candy house in 2000, independently. There was no looking back since then. She has made news with every Bollywood home she designed.Her sense of style and design: She was once charged with the task of refurbishing a dark foyer in a bungalow. With an inexistent structural plan, Twinkle actually risked drilling into the foyer ceiling to discover 15 feet of height. She designed the ceiling then, with a rock and metal Spanish style. Putting it together: To cater to her style, ‘The White Window’ stocks up on artistic, creative and Twinkle’s personal preferences of lighting, décor, art, crockery, glassware, silverware, gifts etc.
Hemant Trivedi is one of India’s most important and respected fashion designers. He is also a fashion stylist and a choreographer for the fashion shows that his creations are displayed in. He completed his graduation from the Australian Technical Institute of Fashion Design. After this, he went on to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Even though he was pursued by some international labels, he came back to India in the early 1980’s as he believes that India is his homeland. He was one of the first professional and qualified fashion designers in our country. He chose to work in India as he says that it is his biggest inspiration for his designs, and he could not imagine living anywhere else when there is so much diversity in India. One of his aims is to contribute to the growth of the Indian Fashion Industry.