Nikhil Thampi

Biography

Nikhil Thampi Label

The new-age force of fashion Creating a label synonymous to opulence and grace, Nikhil Thampi has become one of the most renowned names within India’s fashion fraternity. The celebrity favourite designer has been a part of the industry since 6 years and is famed for his luxury prêt wear and couture collections. With distinctive silhouettes in rich fabrics, Nikhil believes in comfortable wearable fashion and grandeur designs. He has embraced new age femininity with sharp cuts, striking colour and expert tailoring. Nikhil’s signature pieces involve the balance of structure and fluidity highlighted with the use of unexpected elements. With a degree in psychology but the soul of an artist, Nikhil’s passion for fashion encouraged him to pursue his dream by debuting with the collection ‘That Is How I Feel’ in the Fall/Winter 2011; and there was no looking back. The brand has been recognized by Forbes Magazine under the celebrated ‘30 under 30’ list, 2015. He is also the recipient of the ‘Grazia Young Fashion Award’ 2014 and recently, the designer has won the ‘HT Most Stylish Award 2017’.

His aim is to create statement looks that mirror the wearer’s personality, while staying true to her femininity. His illustrious clientele includes the likes of Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, to name a few. In Thampi’s words, “When you walk into a room, people should be able to identify you immediately by what you’re wearing.” Currently retailing across Mumbai, Delhi, and London; the designer envisions holding a standalone store, foraying into international markets and exhibiting around the globe.