The trendiest new Indian fashion designers to look out for

Fashion is serious business, and like any other reputed field, it has its honchos. Let’s take a look at the top Indian fashion designers to look out for in 2017:

Aneeth Arora

Aneeth Arora has made an impressive mark in the Indian fashion industry with her early start, portraying designs that interpret global aesthetics using Indian textiles and appeals. Her resulting creations communicate the style of the global Indian — elegant but effortless.

Nimish Shah

He’s a style genius who honed his fashion sense as an alumnus of London College of Fashion. His aesthetic is indie-spirited, and he often uses textiles like Khadi and organic cotton. In the past, he has described his brand as Scandinavian-style with elements of dorky and geeky.

Dhruv Kapoor

Dhruv Kapoor has brought to the forefront a new dimension of the “boho” look in India. His designs are quintessentially indie, and his creations leverage the effortlessness of the street chic look. His designs can be summed up as monochromatic, oversized and sporty silhouetted.

Shweta Kapur

The looks Shweta Kapur tries to achieve through her label are unassumingly simple — sporty can be sexy. Her design sensibility is minimalistic, with a focus on looking comfortable and feeling at ease in one’s own skin. Shweta Kapur is a graduate from the London School of Fashion, and in the past, has worked with brands like Burberry and Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla.

Ragini Ahuja

Here’s a designer that creates fashion for the new-age woman — designs that are feminine but exude confidence and a ‘take charge’ attitude. Her label plays with motifs that have a lucid far-eastern influence — motifs like the paper cranes, Japanese hand fans, and the rising sun. She mixes polka dots, Japanese stitching and prints and patterns with all-neutral pallets and anti-fit silhouettes.

If you’re inspired by these fashion designers that are blazing a new path in the fashion industry then read on.

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The trendiest new Indian fashion designers to look out for

The Most Iconic Games and Game Designers in History

The video game industry has been growing at a tremendous pace as more and more people are indulging in this virtual world of entertainment. Game designers are now coming up with beautifully detailed characters, deeper story-lines and larger worlds to explore.

The world of gaming has witnessed some legendary games which were able to reach millions of people and convince them to spend hours on them. These games continue to inspire today’s generation of game designers. Let’s take a look at some of the most iconic game titles and their designers:

1. The Metal Gear Solid Series (1988–2015)

Designer: Hideo Kojima

Genre: Third Player — Stealth, Action

One of the most successful series in gaming history, Metal Gear Solid was launched as a PlayStation title in 1988. Its designer, Mr. Hideo Kojima, was more into cinema, and gaming was merely a hobby to him. However, his penchant for story-telling paid off as the series provided players with Solid Snake — one of the most beloved gaming characters of all time.

2. Sid Meier’s Civilisation Series (1982–2016)

Designer: Sid Meier

Genre: Turn-based strategy games

Regarded as one of the best strategy game series of all time, Civilisation provided its players with a turn-based gameplay, several factions, and the ability to rule its large and extensive world with war, diplomacy and planning. The latest addition to the series was Civilisation VI, which was launched in October 2016. It is regarded as one of the best strategy games of all time by IGN and GameSpot.

3. World of Warcraft Series (WoW)

Designers: Tom Chilton, Jeffrey Kaplan, Rob Pardo from Blizzard Entertainment

Genre: Multiplayer Online RPG

The World of Warcraft is a land of magic, orcs, divine weapons, and probably, one of the most detailed stories and multiple unforgettable characters. The game has had multiple expansion packs which have elevated the experience and the fan base to new heights. WoW has garnered more awards and accolades than any game in its genre.

4. Games:

Counter Strike

Genre: Multiplayer first Person Shooter


Genre: First person shooter

Dota 2

Genre: Multiplayer Action Battle Arena

Designer: Gabe Newell

Co-founder and current manager of Valve Corporation, Gabe Newell is regarded as one of the most important contributors to the history as well as the present sphere of gaming. Counter Strike is one of the biggest ‘LAN’ successes, and Half-Life 2 is one of the most celebrated first person shooter games of all time.

Dota 2, on the other hand, is one of the biggest multiplayer games today. This year, it offered the biggest cash prize in the history of E-sports — $ 20.7 Million to the winner of its annual competition.

Gabe Newell is also the creator of STEAM, the biggest online platform for purchasing games.

5. Mario Bros.

Designer: Shigeru Miyamoto

Genre: Platform Game/ Action Arcade

Shigeru Miyamoto is one of the most respected and influential game designers in history. He started on the Nintendo Platform and created the widely acclaimed and loved Mario Bros. franchise.

Super Mario 64 is one game that you will often find at the top of any ‘Best Games Ever’ list, thanks to its addictive gameplay and adorable characters.

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The Most Iconic Games and Game Designers in History