Rahul Mishra's Press Meet at Anahita, Hyderabad
Rahul Mishra's Press Meet at Anahita for his upcoming Dasara and Diwali Collection Exhibition "Sparkle and Glow" at The Phoolijaree, Road No.7, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
Profile of Rahul Mishra
Rahul Mishra, described as “the talent to watch out for” by French fashion doyen Didier Grumbach. This Post Graduate from NID, won the Best Student Designer award and followed it by winning the Pride of NID. After creating waves on the Indian Emerging Designers scene, Rahul went on to be the first Non – European Designer to win the prestigious Scholarship at the Istituto Marangoni, Milan. He is a staunch believer in integrating the rich heritage of Indian craft with the constantly varying pulse of global fashion.
Much rewarded and awarded, Rahul was voted as MTV Youth Icon for year 2009, further for the same year he went on winning the INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER OF THE YEAR award in the most Commercial Design category at the IAF (International Apparel Federation) annual convention held in Netherlands.
For the same year, he was featured in the list of top 20 young Indians who would shape India's future for VISION-INDIA 2020. In 2010, he was amongst top 9 International Artists invited by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to be a part of the prestigious landmark exhibition titled “Transformation: Material | Magic | Memory”.
In 2011, a documentary film on Handlooms of India, made for National Geographic Channel profiled his philosophy and work. This film was made in collaboration with UNESCO & Ministry of Textiles, India. Rahul Mishra is known for his contribution to Indian handlooms, is continuously working on empowering and employing Indian Craft Community through his sustainable design interventions.
Continuing with his commitment for the craft sector, he collaborated with Taj Group of Hotels to uplift IKAT weavers from Pochampally, Andhra Pradesh (India) and presented his exclusive IKAT Collection at the iconic Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad and Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
For the year 2012, Cotton Council International named him “BEST WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER” and he has been also nominated for prestigious “INTERNATIONAL WOOLMOARK PRIZE”
For the same year, he was invited by British Council to showcase at Art Festival “ALCHEMY” held at Southbank Center, London. In recent development, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London has permanently acquired some of his most exquisite hand crafted Designs for the prestigious Design Exhibition.