Nandita Thirani, is a veteran of the Indian fashion industry and a well known name in India and abroad. The Kolkata (Calcutta) based couturier, comes with a rich and varied experience in fashion. Nandita is the owner/director of a highly successful fashion export company, Thirani (India) Pvt. Ltd. and has been in the Indian fashion circle for over a decade. Nandita uses her experience garnered in manufacturing for top international labels and applies that to the work she executes in India. The result, garments that are flawless in their finishing and carry a unique style.
Nandita’s forte is in embroidered wear especially bridal couture and she has created a niche for herself as a versatile couturier in India who specializes in producing bespoke and bridal garments. Meticulous embroidery meet simple cuts, strong contrasts balance subtle palates, contemporary blend seamlessly with time-honored styles all of which fuse together to fashion the definitive bridal portfolio.
She mainly retails under two labels “Contradiction by Nandita Thirani”, which is her Western Prêt line, and “Nandita Thirani” that consists of Bridged, Couture and Bridal wear.
In India she has retailed her outfits from across the country: through her own retailing outlet Nandita Thirani at Lord Sinha Road and at Fort Knox, 6 Camac Street in Kolkata, Kimaya: Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Dubai, Aza Mumbai, Fuel and Zoya in Mumbai, Saks and Etalage in Chennai and Oorja in Hyderabad. Nandita has executed work for the who’s who of the international fashion circle and has exported her creations to well known names in the U.S.A. and the U.K..
Her list of clients includes names like Alice Temperly, Ben De Lisi, Paul Smith, Ashley Isham, Anthropologie and Forever 21 among many others. Her association with such names has taught her how to meet client’s expectations and how to control quality even when executing high volume orders and honed her skills as a designer.