Rohit Bal is one of the top fashion designers of India. Rohit has descended the breathtaking beauty of the valleys of Paradise on Earth, Kashmir into his ingenious clothesline that can translate any personality into a fashion statement owing to sheer fantasy he weaves in his fabrics.
The vivacity of colors, the flamboyance of designs and the fluid form of draping reflects the contemporary classicism Bal believes in.
Rohit’s rendezvous with fashion started upon joining his elder brother’s export firm after graduating in History from St. Stephens College. He diligently mastered the art of cloth making over there, strengthening his hold over the entire spectrum of it ranging from cutting, stitching to dyeing.
This continued for 8 long years after which he opted for the New Delhi’s National Institute of Fashion Technology to have his skills stropped further.
Rohit’s ingress into the fashion fraternity started when Rohit Khosla entrusted him with his stepping show in 1989 for Mumbai’s ensemble. The unorthodox Rohit etched his presence among the top fashion designers of India with the launch of his label in December of 1989.
Bal transforms the fabric into an attitude screaming piece that defines lifestyle though its timeless appeal. He interprets style with a modern perspective rested upon a unique understanding of the intrinsic value of artifacts that surround him from which he draws inspiration.
His garments are contemporary and utilitarian splattered with antique strokes, honed to perfection through careful detailing of finer aspects and subtle handcrafting that exhibits his sense of aesthetics.
Rohit has a long list of prominent clients that include the imposing names of Indian and International media and fashion glitterati such as Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Pamela Anderson, Anna Kournikova and so on, some of whom even walked the ramp to display his creations.
Times Magazine bestowed him with the title of ‘India’s Master of fabric and fantasy’. He is the Indian face endorsing Omega watches and has designed the credit card for ABN AMRO.
Rohit has revamped the quintessential Indian costume into a global identity that spells character. Numerous awards throughout his career has ensconced this maverick designer as one of the top fashion designers of India .