Nepalese who have marked themselves in fashion industry 

Many Nepalese have rendered identities for themselves in the global fashion business, despite various limitations they face while flourishing and have succeeded in extending Nepal’s image across the globe.

The Nepali fashion industry is gradually marking its place in the global fashion industry with the utmost creativity and passion.

Prabal Gurung

Prabal Gurung has succeeded in forging a name for himself in the global fashion industry. Gurung acquired his academic qualification in fashion design and grasped every possible opportunity that came his way with genuine enthusiasm and tedium, which led to plenty of exposure and experience during the foundation years of his career. Seizing the possibility, he assisted designers in Melbourne and London with fashion shows, gaining insight into the global fashion industry. Many globally renowned personalities have donned his creations, including Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence, Lady Gaga, Priyanka Chopra, and many more.

Manish Rai

Manish Rai, one of the elite fashion designers in Nepal, has been able to craft classic designs with a fusion of rich Nepali culture and tradition with a contemporary flair. The elegant and majestic designs of Manish Rai have been able to be a subset of many brides’ enthralling moments and have been companions in the career performances of numerous beauty pageant winners.

Being the foremost picks for being stylishly dressed, prominent actors and actresses of Nepal prefer getting readied in classic designs of Manish Rai.

Manish Rai is currently at the pinnacle of the Nepalese fashion industry and has established himself as a brand with eternal designs that are simultaneously classic and the ideal fusion of Nepali heritage and culture with a modern approach.

Sanyukta Shrestha

Acclaimed globally for her workmanship, Sanyukta Shrestha is a prominent female fashion designer. Shrestha, who specialises in sustainable wedding and luxury wear, unveiled her first worldwide collection in 2011. Sanyukta Shrestha, a model fashion designer representing Nepal, has underlined that luxury and sustainability are really not mutually antagonistic ideologies.

She has earned numerous accolades on a national and international level, including The Bridal Buyer Award, Wedding Boutique of The Year London for her bridal brand Behuli Boutique, and the winner of the luxury category at the PETA Vegan Wedding Awards 2022.

Yubi Thapa

The proficient and innovative Yubi Thapa has carved out a niche for himself as one of the most accomplished and influential fashion designers with his novel, peculiar creativity that he persistently incorporates into each of his designs.

Bir Bikram, Prem Geet 1, Kri, Happy Days, Lukamari, Captain, Ae mero hajur 2, Break-up, Ae mero hajur 3, and Intu Mintu London Ma were among the dozens of blockbuster NEPALI films that succeeded his contribution as an initiator and costume designer in Prem Geet 1.

With his qualifications, expertise, and experience in the domain, Yubi Thapa is now a well-established fashion designer in Nepal, making significant contributions to the ascent of the Nepali fashion business.

Mukta Shrestha

Mukta Shrestha, who has decreed the Nepalese fashion business with competence and creativity for over two decades, has witnessed the emergence and changes firsthand. Nonetheless, she contrasts  with other fashion designers by highlighting Nepalese authenticity in her creations.

After nearly two decades in the industry, she created her own fashion label, Muku, with a special emphasis on promoting traditional Nepali Dhaka textiles in national and international fashion markets by integrating them into contemporary and modern designs.

Dhaka textile company Muku, with its couture collections, has indeed excelled in garnering both local and international clientele.