Pankaj & Nidhi are a talented young designer duo who launched their label in 2006. Pankaj graduated with top honors from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (N.I.F.T.). He won the ‘Uma Nath Gold Medal’ for topping academics and the ‘Ritu Kumar’ Award for Best Graduating Collection 1995. He also won the first Smirnoff International Fashion Award in 1994.
After that, he worked with one of the India’s top designers, Rohit Bal as Head of Design for 10 years. During his tenure there, he met and married his colleague Nidhi, an alumnus of N.I.F.T. She worked with one of India’s leading Export Firms, The Creative Group which designs and produces for some of the biggest labels in Europe.
Celebrated for their “fresh & crisp sensibility”, this powerhouse couple pushes the envelope when it comes to style and elegance. Their creations are charming and spontaneous, with generous use of colors, inspired by craftsmanship, symbolic and cultural objects, Pankaj and Nidhi invent a contemporary language, create clothes that tell stories, for women who love freedom and authenticity and are always on a quest for originality