Haute couture brands list- Wedding fashion

April 26, 2023


The evolution of style and fashion from traditional art to the aesthetic form of art we see today has taken  many turns to reach where it presently is.

Lifestyle Designer Raghavendra Rathore, a member of the Jodhpur royal family historically is connected to a lineage of innovation, simplicity, purpose, passion and vision. From a young age, he learnt from his great-grandfather, the Maharaja of Jodhpur is credited to have been the most well dressed monarch of his time, who invented the Jodhpur style Safa,(headgear) . The man got the influence of fashion and art from his family members; his sister and Grandmother  were known for their classic timeless and elegant style. Considering his interest in the field of designing and fashion, he joined Parsons School of Designs in New York for education and became an Indian Fashion designer. He was one of the first designers to use the “Brand India” positioning for the fashion company.

At the heart of the brand of Rathore lies the epitome of classic men’s dressing-the Jodhpur Bandhgala. The brand has become synonymous with this ensemble classic Bandhgala, a daring simplicity that has revolutionized Indian style within the country and internationally, Serving as a global ambassador of this iconic lineage and legacy that predates many cultural touchstones that the world first thinks of when they think of Indian Luxury. The brand has made its marks in the luxury space throughout the journey from start to present.

Haute couture brands list

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  1. Papa Don't Preach by Shubhika




Credits: https://www.papadontpreach.com/

There is no limit when it comes to adding names in the Indian luxury fashion label. Papa Don't Preach by Shubhika is an Indian luxury fashion label spanning across luxury pret, bridal and western couture, alongside an award winning vegan accessory line comprising footwear, bags and jewellery. Since our inception 12 years ago, everything that has the Papa Don't Preach name on it - represents a form of judgment free self expression. Our outfits don’t discriminate, they shatter all boundaries and make sure you feel fabulous in every color of the rainbow. Backed with ethical trade practices, our products are handmade with love by our 300+ team of third-generation Indian artisans and we are the first Indian design house that completely designs and manufactures stilettos in-house.

  1.  Shyamal & Bhumika 




Credits: @shyamalbhumika

It seeks inspiration from the rich Indian heritage and culture to create incredible art and crafts. Shyamal & Bhumika duo work towards reviving Indian prescious crafts and artisans techniques to create an amazing couture collection for the people which is relevant to modern day sensibilities. Their unmistakeable style results from a perfect balance between tradition and modern aesthetic. They are creating designs that appeal to not only the Indian brides but also encompass boundaries to bring in the multiculture global bride. They have everything in their store for anyone who is wishing to slay a wedding function; whether it's the bridal lehengas ,stylish gowns for the bridemaids, traditional sarees or lightweight suits for the  elderly. Their sherwanies and bandhgalas for the grooms and other men, you name it and you have your dream outfit in hand. From meeting to today’s trends to maintaining the legacy of the Indian tradition, the duo have always excelled and outstanded in their job when it comes to fashion and designing coutures.  

  1. Rahul Mishra




Credits : https://rahulmishra.in/

Rahul Mishra, the first Indian designer to be invited to showcase at the Haute Couture Week in Paris. He grew up with his grandparents listening to stories about religion, morals and humanity. Having interest in fashion and designing, he joined the National Institute of design in Ahmedabad and excelled in his journey by winning awards one after another. 

His eponymous label with two flagship stores in India and a thriving national and international distribution channel finds its genesis in the ideas of sustainability that present fashion as a tool to create participation and empower the local craft community of India.

The brand’s purpose defines the process. The achingly slowed down process of hand-weaving and hand embroidery allows to build sustainable livelihoods for more than 1000 artisans. Fashion critic and former International Fashion Editor of Vogue, Suzy Menkes, an avid follower of the brand's work, regards Rahul as a “national treasure” while the late Franca Sozzani has praised him as “successfully highlighting the best and most peculiar features of his homeland.”

Rahul Mishra builds sustainable livelihoods for thousands of local craftsmen by employing them to entrust ancient textile traditions on contempory designs. The design house that works on the philosophy of the 3 E’s - Environment, Employment, and Empowerment, aims to look at luxury from the lens of participation and not just consumption. His ethics and incredible ideas have spread rapidly around the globe leaving a magnificent mark in the fashion industry.

  1. The Manish Malhotra




Credits: https://manishmalhotra.in/ 

The Indian fashion industry is full of talented hands who hold on tight to traditions with a modern touch to meet today's expectations. To blow up everyone’s minds every new season, among the fabulous artists we have The Manish Malhotra’. The fable of love and life prompted the revolutionary Manish Malhotra to drop his 2022 summer couture collection called ‘Khaab’ - a beautiful term in Punjabi implicating a world that shines brightly with immaculate craftsmanship, exquisitely designed, and dainty dreamlike details. The dreamy silhouettes hope to evoke a sense of romance, devotion to oneself, higher energy and upliftment.

The vibe oscillates between vintage and modern, with color palettes revolving around ivory, pastels, and a hint of Ombrés. Styled with enchanting jewels like Polkis, full cut diamonds, emeralds, pearls and treasured gemstones.

Khaab embraces one's sartorial fantasies.

The collection integrates the brand’s signature sequins, feathers, tassels, and glamour into the paradisial repertoire of handcrafted non- bridal and bridal lehengas; Corset paired sarees, Sharara sets and timeless silhouettes. Each garment proposes a new and individual visual expression, leading one to rediscover the uniqueness of traditional threads. Wander from contemporarily embroidered pieces to old-world classic aesthetics to a more dynamic new-age look.

The Chikankari and Kashmiri embroidery are unexpectedly sharp in geometric orders, giving the alluring collection a new dimension to the ethnic light. From the ever-gorgeous Kareena Kapoor to the gen-next Shanaya Kapoor, lose themselves in the celestial dreams, held by the artisans' intricate seams.

In Summary, 

Haute Couture Brands List covered in this article.

‍1. Papa Don't Preach by Shubhika

2. Shyamal & Bhumika 

3. Rahul Mishra

4. The Manish Malhotra

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