Anamika Khanna

Biography

Anamika Khanna

The Label Anamika Khanna is synonymous with craft, experimental styles; modern and edgy design as well as subtlety with a Ready to wear collection extending up to Couture. The label has shown internationally at London and Paris Fashion Week as AnaMika and sold in major stores like Harrods and Lane Crawford, to name a few.
Anamika had been invited to showcase at the Lakme Grand Finale Fall Winter 2009 edition. Her collection at the HDIL Couture Week 2008 received critical acclaim, being hailed as “one of the best collections seen on the ramp”. She was also a part of the Will’s Lifestyle India Fashion Week Grand Finale AW 08 edition.
Following closely on the heels of the success of her show at the Lakme India Fashion Week Grand Finale 2004 was an overwhelming response at the London Fashion Week 2005. This was followed with an exclusive contract with British major, Harrod’s and coverage in magazines like Glamour (Paris), Vogue (October 2005, U.K), and Vogue Best Buy. The year 2007 came with an invitation to showcase the brand at the Paris Fashion Week, the first for any Indian designer.
In 2003, as part of Bridal Asia, Anamika was invited to Pakistan along with two other “fashion gurus” to showcase their exquisite bridal collection there. In fact it was the first time that Indian designers were provided with an opportunity to showcase their collections in Pakistan.
Her major achievements include:
• an induction into the Damania Fashion Hall of Fame,
• the Exports Council Award,
• the Excellence Award for Outstanding Boutique (Female),
• the Kingfisher Designer of the Year Award 2004,
• the Marudhar Gaurav Award 2007 from the Rajasthan Foundation, Kolkata Chapter,
• the FICCI Ladies Organization’s Young Woman Achiever’s Award 2006,
• The FICCI Ladies Organization Woman of Substance Award 2008.
• India Today Most Powerful 25. • Most recent being, Hello magazine ‘The Designer of the Year 2016.


She was nominated at the MTV Youth Icon Awards 2003 as the Breakthrough Designer of the Year, at the MTV Lycra Style Awards 2004 as the Designer of the Year, at the F Awards as the Designer of the Year (Women – Prêt), 2004 and received a nomination at the MTV Style Awards 2005 for the Designer Of The Year. She was also featured in the Elle 50 Style Icons of the Year, 2006. In the Verve Power Issue 2006 and Verve Perennial Stylish people list. Hi Blitz 25 Most beautiful people and 50 most Influential in the Femina Issue.
At Bvlgari India’s launch at 2014, Anamika Khanna associated with the brand.
She was the Finale designer at the Lakme Fashion Week 2015.
She is also associated with Bvlgari Singapore.
Wanting to give back to society, Anamika helped raise funds for the Tata Medical Centre, Kol-kata, India expansion for a world class hospital helping under privileged cancer patients. The Akshay Patra Foundation received huge support through fundraisers where the involve-ment was in spirit of malnutrition in children.Recently nominated for the Swacch Bharat Campaign. Anamika was listed in the BOF elite list of 500 people shaping the global fashion industry (www.bof.com/anamikakhanna).
A recent tie up with international brand BVLGARI is a matter of pride.
Anamika was recently been invited to speak at the Harvard University as the part of the India Conference’2017.
She has also been invited to the Buckingham Palace for a reception as a part of the India Del-egation marking the beginning of the British-Indo Cultural Year, 2017.
She retails through her flagship store in Kolkata and Delhi, Ensemble, Evoluzione and Ogaan (New Delhi), Ensemble, Aza (Mumbai), Evoluzione (Chennai), Evoluzione (Bangalore) and Ela-he (Hyderabad), in India, and Aashni & Co. (London) to name a few.

DESIGNER TEAM CONTACT Nidhi- 98310-69292 | nidhi@anamikakhanna.in